Keto Fried Chicken

Low in carb and gluten free, keto fried chicken recipe is one of tasty and simple-to-make chicken dishes worthy added in the cooking diary of keto and low-carb eaters. This crispy and crunchy chicken is made with boneless and skinless thigh meat that has been coated with almond flour and parmesan cheese, then fried until golden brown. As offers a good taste, it can also tantalize the taste buds of those who are not on a keto or low-carb diet.

In this article, we introduce an easy recipe for keto fried chicken. If you want to treat your family with this snack at home, follow the instruction.

Recipe For Keto Fried Chicken

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  • Prep Time15 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Serving Size4
  • Energy480 cal


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 18 ounces)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup blanched almond flour
  • 2/3 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp salt
  • vegetable oil for frying


1Heat up1 to 2 inches of vegetable oil in a pot over medium-high heat.2To make egg wash, add eggs and heavy cream in a bowl and whisk until well blended. Set aside.3In another bowl, combine almond flour, parmesan cheese, black pepper, paprika, cayenne, and salt. Stir until well mixed. Set aside.4Cut each chicken thigh into 3 evenly sized pieces. Pat them dry with paper towels if moist.5Coat each piece first in the breading, then in the egg wash, and then in the breading again, coating all sides. Shake off excess.6When the oil is ready for frying, carefully lower breaded and coated chicken into pot. Fry until deep brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes, and drain on paper towels. Repeat until no chicken piece remains.7Serve immediately while hot and crispy.
As containing up to 380 calories (not include vegetable oil for frying) per serving, you need watch your portion if you are not a low-carb or keto eater. And, to best enjoy, you may eat them with a low-carb dipping sauce, homemade or store-bought.

Keto fried chicken

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