Low Carb Fried Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Low Carb Fried Chicken

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  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 6 pieces bone-in skin-on chicken thighs (haven’t tried with white meat yet, but confident it would work.)
  • 2 1/2 ounces pork rinds
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lard (or avocado oil, for frying)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium20% DV480mg
    Fat83% DV54g
    Protein120% DV61g
    Carbs1% DV2g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories760Calories from Fat490
    Total Fat54g83%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat490
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C10%

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


    K 12 days ago
    I put more spices in the “breading“ than the recipe called for: cayenne and a spice mix, in addition to salt and pepper. The first time I made it, I cooked it only until the chicken was at the required temperature. The flavor was nice, but the outer texture was a soft comfort food sort of coating. The second time around, I lowered heat and allowed it to cook a bit longer and it came out crispy and absolutely wonderful.
    Beth Cameron 4 months ago
    I would say, have a big enough pot to cook AT LEAST half the chicken at once if cooking a whole chicken. Chicken was very tender and juicy. Double the recipe for a whole chicken.
    Nancy Firestone 5 months ago
    Delicious and easy to make.
    Gross 7 months ago
    already ate too good
    Lydia Habib 10 months ago
    It was really great mix i chose chips that are with bbq and another one with cheese turned out AMAZING 😍
    Claire Lee 10 months ago
    Okay so the chicken did not stick to the pork grinds so there were 2 separate piles and a huge mess. Also i recommend using like 3 bags of pork grinds to cover them. If you make this recipes season it so much that it worries you! I probably would make this recipe again but with many changes fried pork grinds were a great idea though.
    Debra Cox a year ago
    I did this recipe and it was the bomb!! I also added the pork rinds to my fish!! and I made it with chicken breast it made the meat juicy and not dry hmmm! hmmm! Good. thanks
    Brittany Blaszak a year ago
    i took the advice of a couple other commentators after initially reading the recipe. I had an 8 piece full chicken with dark meat and breasts. I used 2 bags of pork reins (one bag of regular, one bag of the hot/spicy for extra flavor). also added a couple of spices..onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. used 2 eggs instead of one and oven fried at 400 for 45-50 min. as we are not huge fans of pan frying. Cant believe this is low carb... very juicy and crispy! Very easy to put together.. a good shake and bake alternative. A little greasy but I've seen worse in other recipes. Will definitely add this to our regular recipe rotation! Highly recommend!
    QuickSousChef a year ago
    Turned out awesome dried in in vegetable oil non Keto people ate them up
    Paula a year ago
    Ok I did change it up a bit. I used pepper garlic powder and onion powder to season and I used olive oil spray and oven fried it. Skinless boneless chicken breast also, and it was amazing. Crunchy crust, not dried out so it was juicy and yummy! Bake ten minutes flip and ten minutes more.
    Belinda a year ago
    I made this in my Air Fryer and I also use this recipe for pork chops in my air fryer. Very delicious!
    Sandy F. a year ago
    We thought this was just okay, but not really all that fantastic. The breading is a bit bland...and honestly kind of porky, for want of a better word, and we thought it kind of left a bit of aftertaste. I probably won't make it again.
    Harding a year ago
    it was good,but I will try BBQ pork rinds next time. The breading was a little bland.
    YumChef a year ago
    used 1/4 cup EVOO and mixed it in with the pork rinds. added another egg with 2 tablesooons of almond milk. put it on a rack that was on top of a foil lined cookie sheet, and Baked it for 60 min. at 400 degrees. I had larger thighs, I would do 45 min for smaller ones and it turned out great. 0 carbs for the pork rinds and baked instead of deep fried. will definately make it again!!!
    Ty Jones a year ago
    Just delicious!! Easy prep, turned out perfect, I used whole chicken wings. Definitely make sure your chicken is dry before you season and batter.
    Roof a year ago
    Great recipe, I used boneless breast meat. This will definitely be a regular meal!
    ExpertHomeCook a year ago
    Beautiful! I definitely would make it again.
    Mashlah B. a year ago
    I understand why this recipe is so very popular !!! I used chicken legs and I was so shocked, being more of a skeptic, I like to try things for myself instead of taking someone elses word. I am glad that I did. I would highly suggest that others do the same because this is the easiest and tastiest FRIED chicken ever. It gets 5 stars from me!
    Becky C. a year ago
    made it in the air fryer with planko mix witb Parmesan cheese
    Margaret Trempe a year ago
    So easy and so good. Needed more than one egg and two bags of pork rinds but so juixy
    Jessica C. a year ago
    Fantastic I used legs and it was scrumpditiliumptious (yes that’s a word for amazing)
    Pam M. a year ago
    This was delicious! I used chicken tenders and double dipped the tenders, so I used two eggs!
    Charlene M. a year ago
    This is an excellent recipe. The only danger is it tastes so good you want more. I cook enough for our dinner and lunch the next day.
    Nguyen Van Nam 2 years ago
    Very tasty and easy to make
    Evan Neville 2 years ago
    I used lard. Flipping awesome.
    Love 2 Cook 2 years ago
    Holy wow! These tasted awesome! They were crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside. It was really easy except the clean up from any fried food.

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