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Crunchy Keto Fried Chicken

Crunchy Keto Fried Chicken

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For the breadcrumbs:
1 tbsp coconut flour
¼ cup almond flour
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp olive oil
1 egg
¼ tsp baking powder
salt to taste

The rest of ingredients:
1 ½ pounds chicken drumsticks
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp dried oregano (optional)
1 tsp dried basil (optional)
1 tsp dried thyme (optional)
2 eggs
oil for frying
salt, black pepper to taste


  1. To make the breadcrumbs, place the milk, egg, olive oil in a microwave-safe mug and whisk to combine.
  2. Add the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder and salt and whisk until smooth.
  3. Microwave on high for 90 seconds or until just firm to touch and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Remove from the mug and slice.
  5. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  6. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake for 60-90 minutes or until the bread is dry.
  8. Place the bread in a food processor and pulse to desired crumb size.
  9. Place the breadcrumbs, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, dried thyme, basil and oregano in a plate.
  10. Season with salt and black pepper to taste and mix to combine. Set aside.
  11. Place the eggs in another plate, season with salt to taste and lightly beat. Set aside.
  12. Season the chicken drumsticks with salt and black pepper to taste.
  13. Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in a deep heavy skillet over medium heat.
  14. Dip each chicken drumstick in the eggs then dredge in the breadcrumbs mixture.
  15. Fry the chicken drumsticks in batches for 12-15 minutes, turning once or until golden brown. Internal temperature should read 165°F.
  16. Serve warm.


Keywords: fried chicken

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