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Fried Cheese Sticks

Mozzarella fried cheese sticks with pork skins.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix pork skins, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and pepper; set aside.
  2. Whip the egg in a small bowl. Dip the cheese sticks in the egg, then roll them in the pork skin mixture, making sure they're evenly coated. Place coated sticks in the freezer for 1 hour. (30 minutes minimum).
  3. Heat about 2 inches of oil in a deep skillet until very hot.
  4. Deep fry the sticks until the coating is golden brown.
  5. Serve with ranch dressing or low carb marinara sauce.
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What is considered a serving??
26 Feb 14 by member: alysmommy1021
I loved this! They didn't even need sauce! I will use porkskins for fried zuchini now - I had no idea it would be so good.
22 Jul 12 by member: rondakay62
This was yummy! IN case some people don t know pork skin is available in stores and named pork rinds.
06 Jun 12 by member: aukamia
aha...this sounds awesome--just did pork skin coated pork chops....totally filled my taste for something crunchy!
03 Apr 12 by member: potateaux
OMG. These were so good. Holy moly. But I need a better low carb marinara, any recs?
09 Jan 12 by member: Melissasatx
THIS SOUNDS GOOD... but what is a pork skin?
25 Mar 11 by member: aaron326
Another great induction snack food... you can never have too many options!
16 Apr 08 by member: tashablueyes
The "breading" would be good for chicken nuggets too, I bet.
02 Mar 08 by member: sweetsin

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 291 calories in 1 serving of Fried Cheese Sticks.
Calorie break-down: 64% fat, 3% carbs, 33% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
291
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
20.38g
31%
Saturated Fat
11.258g
56%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.163g
Monounsaturated Fat
6.767g
Cholesterol
119mg
40%
Sodium
552mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
2.49g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.95g
Protein
23.67g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
1460mg
146%
Iron
2.52mg
14%
Potassium
94mg
3%
Vitamin A
2000IU
40%
Vitamin C
0.6mg
1%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
15%
of RDI*
(291 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (3%)
 
Fat (64%)
 
Protein (33%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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