Keto Air Fried Chicken

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Welcome to the delightful world of keto cuisine! Today, we introduce our mouth-wateringKeto Air Fried Chicken recipe. This dish, deeply rooted in Southern culinary traditions, brings indulgence to your everyday diet, without compromising your health goals. Imagine biting into chicken that's beautifully crispy on the outside, sumptuously tender on the inside, and bursting with savory flavors—now, envision this without the guilt. Indulging in fried chicken without worrying about your diet sounds like a dream, but trust us; it’s a reality with our Keto Air Fried Chicken.

Food lovers will appreciate how this recipe harmonizes the rich taste of chicken thighs enhanced brilliantly with an array of seasonings like paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, celery salt, dried mustard, and a hint of fiery cayenne pepper. The real game-changer here, however, is the unconventional breading we’ve used. The crushed pork rind not just naturally aligns with keto principles, but it catapults this dish to a whole new level of crispy delight that standard breadcrumb just can't replicate. If you're following our 'keto mobile app' instructions, you're in luck as our Keto Air Fried Chicken recipe is listed there!

The beauty of our Keto Air Fried Chicken lies in its versatility and adaptability. Create a keto-friendly family bucket, serve it with cauliflower rice for dinner, or slice it to make enticing protein-rich salad toppings. When made using an air fryer, your chicken cooks evenly all around while using less oil, making the dish healthier without sacrificing its tastiness and crunch. So embrace the crunch, the flavor, and most importantly, the empowerment to enjoy fried chicken while staying on track with your keto diet.

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chicken thighs2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
pork rind1 & 1/2 cups crushed pork rind
heavy whipping cream1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
paprika1 tbsp paprika
ground pepper1 tbsp fresh ground black pepper
garlic powder1 tbsp garlic powder
onion powder1 tbsp onion powder
celery salt1 tbsp celery salt
pink himalayan salt1/2 tbsp Pink Himalayan Salt
mustard1/2 tbsp dried mustard
cayenne pepper1 tsp cayenne pepper


Place chicken thighs in a mixing bowl and add heavy whipping cream; stir until all pieces are evenly coated with cream. Set chicken aside to marinate.
In a separate mixing bowl, combine the pork rind breadcrumbs and all spices; mix well.
Using a fork or set of tongs, dip chicken thighs into the breadcrumb mixture and coat thickly and evenly.
Set your air fryer to 390° for 16 minutes.
Alternatively, you can bake it in the oven on a baking sheet for 30 - 35 minutes at 400°.
Serve with your favorite low carb dipping sauce.
Nutrition Facts
4 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 24.31g

Saturated Fat 16.25g

Cholesterol 312.95mg

Sodium 2900.66mg

Total Carbohydrate 5.20g

Dietary Fiber 3.66g

Included Sugar 0.42g

Net Carbohydrates 1.54g

Protein 30.61g
Vitamin D 0.48mcg

Calcium 75.01mg

Iron 3.42mg

Potassium 955.57mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.