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