These Easy Low Carb Baked Mozzarella Sticks are my fuss-free way to make a favorite restaurant treat at home.


  • 6 Mozzarella Sticks
  • 1/2 cup grated dry Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups fried pork rinds
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning blend
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsps water


  1. Cut Mozzarella sticks in half cross-wise and set aside
  2. Place egg and water in a small shallow dish or pan. Whisk to mix.
  3. Crush pork rinds with rolling pin or crush in blender. Should make about 1/2 cup pork rind crumbs.
  4. Place Parmesan, crushed pork rinds and Italian seasoning in a shallow baking pan
  5. Dip Mozzarella sticks, one at a time, first in egg wash, then crumbs, then repeat both egg wash and crumbs for second coating.
  6. Set mozzarella on dish or pan that will fit in the freezer.
  7. Freeze for two hours.After two hours: heat oven to 500 degrees.
  8. Working quickly cover a baking pan in parchment or grease it.
  9. Place frozen mozzarella sticks directly from freezer onto pan.
  10. Spray with a light coating of olive oil. (optional)
  11. Bake for 6-8 minutes, just till coating is brown and cheese is warm and soft.
  12. Serve immediately with warm marinara sauce, if desired.

Nutritional Information:

Per serving

  • CALORIES      272
  • ENERGY        1140 kj
  • FAT                24g
  • SATURATES   11g
  • FIBRE             1g
  • PROTEIN        13g
  • SODIUM        420mg
  • CARBS            2g