Enjoy low carb crispy baked fish sticks!
When you think of fish sticks, you probably remember eating these a time or two when you were a kid. While it’s definitely a kid-friendly option that will likely leave a smile on their face, it’s also a meal that adults can appreciate, too! Check out this keto-friendly recipe that is simple to make and absolutely delicious!
Before we begin, forget everything you know about frozen fish sticks. This recipe isn’t about that! Instead, it’s a from-scratch recipe that tastes much better than anything you’ll find in the frozen food aisle. Plus, most of the stuff you can buy in a box is processed and loaded with carbs that your body doesn’t need. This recipe relies on a simple mixture of coconut flour, pork rinds, and a bit of salt and pepper to do the trick. You won’t believe the delicious flavor you’ll experience with this basic mixture!
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If you have never used crushed pork rinds as a breading, get ready to have your keto world changed. Pork rinds are the perfect “breading” that you can use in a wide array of recipes. Use it to coat chicken before baking or even on avocado slices to make low carb french fries. Pork rinds are not only completely low carb, they are also super flavorful and crunchy. They will give your fish sticks a tasty crunch and a nice salty flavor that you are going to go crazy for.
In addition to those awesome pork rinds, this recipe only requires a handful of simple ingredients and about twenty-five minutes of your time. That’s it! The result is a perfectly golden brown fish stick that has a deliciously crispy outside and mouth-watering center. You HAVE to try this for yourself. Even if you’re strapped for time, you can whip this up quicker than you could order in. Keep recipes like this on hand when you’re tempted to go for the quick fix.
While our recipe baked the fish sticks, you can definitely toss them into a fryer to get an even crispier treat. Both options work well so choose whichever cooking method you prefer. You can’t go wrong with deep-fried, keto food! Of course, the oven will cut back on total calories but still make a fantastic meal. Fish sticks are simply aways great!
Crispy baked fish sticks are a simple way to throw together a quick lunch or dinner, and even the pickiest eater in your life can get behind this one! Serve it up fresh from the oven and see for yourself why so many people are adding this to their list of favorite keto-friendly meals. You can even make a batch of fish sticks, wrap them tightly and store them in the freezer. Reheat them anytime you need a quick keto meal. No need to buy frozen fish sticks even again when you can make them yourself! We know that you are going to love this keto meal and make it all the time. Be sure to share the recipe with your keto, low carb friends- it is one that deserves to be on everyone’s table!
- 12 ounces fresh cod fillets
- 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut flour
- 1 (3.5-ounce) bag pork rinds
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon water
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Cut the fish into strips and season with salt and pepper.
- Sprinkle the fish with coconut flour and toss until evenly coated.
- Place the pork rinds in a zippered freezer bag and crush them into crumbs.
- Whisk together the egg and water then dip each fish stick in the mixture.
- Dredge the fish sticks in the pork rind crumbs then place them on a greased baking sheet.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown then serve immediately.
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