RECIPE: Mozzarella Sticks (Low Carb)

One of the hardest things to give up when going low carb are breaded and fried snacks. If you’re ever hankering for a kid-friendly treat or savory appetizer, here’s a delightful alternative to the carb heavy mozzarella sticks you love! So good, they’ll make you wonder why anyone eats the carb-y ones!

Mozzarella Sticks (Low Carb)

Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes.

Only 3 carbs per serving (5 sticks). 

Ingredients:

  • 10 one ounce sticks of mozzarella string cheese, halved widthwise
  • ~ 1 and 1/4 cups grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • eggs

Instructions:

  1. Whisk eggs in a small bowl. Add salt and pepper. In a separate shallow dish, combine the dry ingredients.

Low Carb Mozz Sticks Recipe

2. Dip each piece of cheese into the eggs, and then roll in the parmesan mixture to coat. Repeat for a double coat on each stick.

3. Place cheese sticks into a small rectangular dish or other container. Chill in the freezer for at least 25 minutes.

Low Carb Mozz Sticks Recipe

4. Heat about half an inch of oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

5. Fry cheese sticks until golden brown for about 60 to 90 seconds per side. Drain excess oil on paper towels.

Low Carb Mozz Sticks Recipe

6. Serve with a side of marinara sauce or alone. YUM!

Low Carb Mozz Sticks Recipe

There you have it!

A delicious snack for the kid in all of us.

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Rachel Sánchez-Madhur
Rachel Sánchez-Madhur

Living with T1D for 23+ years. Low-carb foodie, wine enthusiast, yogi, and dog-lover. Consumer Marketing, Strategy, and Customer Success at One Drop.