Quest Employees Try Protein Mozzarella Sticks for the First Time

Quest Employees Try Protein Mozzarella Sticks for the First Time



That’s really bomb, actually.

You know you’re in for a treat when a Quest employee says something tastes good, “actually” — lets you know they’re telling the straight up truth — and these Mozzarella Sticks are truly delicious:

GET IN ON THE CHEESY PROTEIN GOODNESS WITH THE FULL RECIPE BELOW:

NUTRITIONAL INFO (RECIPE CREATED BY JOE CASTRO)

ROCKY ROAD MILKSHAKE

Yields: 5 servings  | Serving Size:  2 Sticks

Calories: 150  | Protein: 13g  | Fat: 11g | Net Carb: 3g (0g sugar)

Fiber: 0g | P/CAL: 35%

Prep Time :  15 min  | Cook Time:  10 min | Total Time: 25 min

Ingredients

MOZZARELLA STICKS

 

½ bag Quest® Cheddar & Sour Cream Chips

½ scoop Quest® Multi-Purpose Mix Protein Powder

5 mozzarella cheese sticks

1 tablespoon almond meal

½ teaspoon cornstarch

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Pinch of salt

⅓ cup liquid egg whites

½ cup coconut oil

Method

  1. For best results, freeze cheese sticks overnight.
  2. In a blender, add Quest Protein Chips™ and pulse 30 seconds.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix Quest Protein Powder®, almond meal, cornstarch, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and powdered Quest Protein Chips™. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, lightly whisk egg whites. Set aside.
  5. Remove cheese sticks from freezer, and unwrap.
  6. Using a sharp knife, cut cheese sticks in half.
  7. Dip each half cheese stick in egg whites, then in bowl of dry ingredients. Coat thoroughly.
  8. Double coat cheese sticks by repeating Step 7.
  9. Repeat coating process with remaining cheese sticks.
  10. Frying
  11. In a medium frying pan, heat coconut oil over medium-high.
  12. Using a cooking thermometer, heat oil to 325°F. If oil begins to smoke, it’s too hot.
  13. Carefully drop coated cheese sticks in oil.
  14. Slowly move cheese sticks around in oil until golden brown.
  15. Using tongs, remove cheese sticks from pan, and place on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  16. Cool for 5 minutes, and serve.

2 Comments

  1. wicdbelle@aol.com'
    marylou carroll

    Have you tried baking them instead of frying?

    • Hello Marylou,

      In our experience we found that frying them gives them a better texture and wholeness — frying is an option, but it’s difficult to keep the form and proper crunch ratio. But feel free to experiment, that’s half the fun!

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