The Best Keto Fried Chicken

These crunchy, dippable and delicious keto fried chicken tenders are here to show you that the best fried chicken doesn't come in a bucket.

This keto fried chicken recipe is here to show you that the best fried chicken doesn’t come in a bucket, a frozen container, or from a restaurant chain — it comes from your kitchen.

All you need is a handful of low carb foods and the right technique to achieve that moist, crunchy, dippable keto fried chicken we all love and crave!

In my house, this low carb recipes quickly become a family favorite, as it’s easy to meal prep and adjust to whatever low carb side dishes you serve it with. Trust me, once you try this keto fried chicken, you’ll quickly wonder why you wasted a carb on the other stuff!

So turn on that oven and let’s make some keto fried chicken!


  • 3 Lbs Chicken Tenders
  • 4 Ounce Pork Rinds
  • 2 Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Place pork rinds in a resealable bag and crush into a panko sized grain. Be sure to leave a few large pieces.
  3. Add thyme, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic powder, and smoked paprika to the bag and shake a few times to combine.
  4. Pour the pork rind combo in an even layer on a flat plate.
  5. Beat eggs is a wide mouthed bowl.
  6. Dip chicken into the eggs, then into the pork rind combo — make sure to evenly coat all sides. Place chicken onto prepared baking sheet.
  7. Once all chicken tenders are evenly coated, bake in the oven 24 minutes, or until chicken is cooked all the way through.
  8. Allow chicken to cool and serve with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy!