Keto Mozzarella Sticks

Ingredients:

5 one ounce sticks of mozzarella string cheese, halved widthwise

1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon coconut flour

1 teaspoon baking powder (optional)

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (or 1/2 t. each of dried basil and oregano)

1 egg salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: 

Whisk egg with salt and pepper in a small bowl. In a separate shallow dish, combine the dry ingredients. -Dip each piece of cheese into the egg, and then roll in the parmesan mixture to coat. Repeat this to form a double coating on each cheese stick. -Place cheese sticks into a small rectangular dish or other container, and chill in the freezer for at least 25 minutes. -Heat about half an inch of oil in a frying pan over medium heat. -Fry cheese sticks until golden brown, about 60 to 90 seconds per side. Drain excess oil on paper towels. -Serve alone, or with a side of low carb marinara sauce for dipping.

Served with marinara, 4g net carbs per 1/4 cup.

Nutrition:

1 serving (10 total)

Net carbs - 7g

Fat - 49g

Protein - 54g

Calories - 677