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Keto Fried Chicken

Here’s an easy keto-friendly recipe for making fried chicken at home. The breading is made from almond flour and parmesan cheese, which keeps the carb count low. Once fried, the breading turns crunchy and golden brown, with juicy and tender meat.

AuthorKetounityYields3 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

INGREDIENTS
 1 cup coconut oil
 6 chicken thighs | boneless skinless
 2 eggs
 1 tsp black pepper
 1 1/2 tsp salt
 3.5 oz. bag pork rinds
 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
 2 tsp paprika
 1 tsp cayenne pepper

INSTRUCTIONS
1

Heat your oven to 350°F.

2

In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs and 1/3 teaspoon black pepper together.

3

In another shallow bowl, mix together the remaining black pepper, salt, crushed pork rinds, Parmesan cheese, paprika, and cayenne.

4

One at a time, dip your chicken thighs into the egg mixture and then dredge in the pork rind mixture to fully coat. Make sure to press the crumbs into the surface and crevices of the chicken firmly.

5

Heat the coconut oil in a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Once the oil begins to smoke, place in the chicken thighs in the skillet.

6

Fry the chicken thighs for 2-3 minutes on one side and then flip and fry for another 2-3 minutes until the crust is golden brown.

7

Transfer the chicken thighs to the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 170-175°F.


Nutrition Facts

Servings 3


Amount Per Serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g40%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g1%
Protein 34g68%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS
 1 cup coconut oil
 6 chicken thighs | boneless skinless
 2 eggs
 1 tsp black pepper
 1 1/2 tsp salt
 3.5 oz. bag pork rinds
 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
 2 tsp paprika
 1 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

INSTRUCTIONS
1

Heat your oven to 350°F.

2

In a shallow bowl, whisk the eggs and 1/3 teaspoon black pepper together.

3

In another shallow bowl, mix together the remaining black pepper, salt, crushed pork rinds, Parmesan cheese, paprika, and cayenne.

4

One at a time, dip your chicken thighs into the egg mixture and then dredge in the pork rind mixture to fully coat. Make sure to press the crumbs into the surface and crevices of the chicken firmly.

5

Heat the coconut oil in a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Once the oil begins to smoke, place in the chicken thighs in the skillet.

6

Fry the chicken thighs for 2-3 minutes on one side and then flip and fry for another 2-3 minutes until the crust is golden brown.

7

Transfer the chicken thighs to the baking sheet and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 170-175°F.

Keto Fried Chicken
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