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Crispy Keto Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Craving a crispy, delicious snack that’s keto-friendly? These Crispy Keto Chicken Nuggets are the perfect solution! Whether you’re looking for a tasty appetizer, a fun dinner for the family, or a protein-packed snack, these nuggets have got you covered. Made with wholesome ingredients and packed with flavor, they are an ideal choice for any occasion.

Keto Chicken Nuggets

A delightful, crispy snack perfect for any keto dieter.


  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup pork rinds, crushed into crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (for frying)


  1. Cut the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix together the pork rind crumbs, Parmesan cheese, almond flour, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  3. In another bowl, beat the eggs.
  4. Dip each chicken piece into the beaten eggs, then coat with the pork rind mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  5. Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Fry the chicken nuggets in batches, cooking for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Remove the nuggets from the skillet and drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite keto-friendly dipping sauce.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content of these delicious nuggets:

  • Chicken breast: 0g carbs
  • Pork rinds: 0g carbs
  • Parmesan cheese: Less than 1g per 1/2 cup
  • Almond flour: 6g per 1/4 cup
  • Garlic powder: 1g per tsp
  • Paprika: 1g per tsp
  • Salt: 0g carbs
  • Black pepper: 0g carbs
  • Eggs: Less than 1g per egg
  • Coconut oil: 0g carbs

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 9g (varies based on specific brands and amounts used).

Nugget Nirvana

Who says you have to give up on your favorite comfort foods while on a keto diet? These Crispy Keto Chicken Nuggets offer all the crunch and flavor you crave without the carbs. Perfect for any occasion, they are sure to become a staple in your keto recipe collection. Try them out, and you’ll find yourself making these again and again!

Recipe Credit: gogas2

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