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Low Carb Mozzarella Sticks

Donella Crigger
These low carb mozzarella sticks are breaded with parmesan cheese instead of breadcrumbs, but they're still delicious. They're also easy to make!
Prep Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 16 mozzarella sticks


  • 8 string cheeses cut in half
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese the powdered kind
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  • Mix Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and minced garlic in a medium bowl.
  • Dip each string cheese into the egg mixture and then into the cheese mixture.
  • Dip the string cheese in the egg mixture and roll it in the cheese crumbs again.
  • Press the cheese crumbs into the cheese using your fingers.
  • Place the coated string cheese into the freezer for one hour.
  • Pour about half a cup of oil into a frying pan, and let it get HOT.
  • Place 4-5 string cheese halves into the pan.
  • Cook until golden brown on all sides.
  • If the crumb mixture falls off the string cheese, wait until the oil is hotter.