keto fried chicken bites recipe
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The best Crispy Keto Fried Chicken - Low-Carb Gluten-Free Recipe

Keto fried chicken bites are super delicious, easy to make and very low in carbs. Perfect for a quick low carb snack and delicious with a side salad or a high fat sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinating Time1 hr
Total Time25 mins
Course: Keto Lunch, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fried chicken
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 480kcal


  • 8 chicken thighs skinless, boneless
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp basil dried
  • 1 tsp pink salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili red flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

Coating and Frying


  • Cut the chicken into bite-sized (1-inch) pieces.
  • Place the chicken into a zip-lock bag or into a bowl, add one egg and all the spices. Toss to coat well on all the sides. Let it marinate in the fridge for at least one hour.
    keto chicken marinated with spices
  • Add the almond flour or protein powder in a container. Put the chicken pieces in the container and toss to coat well.
    toss the chicken in almond flour
  • Heat enough oil in a deep pot. Fry chicken bites, several pieces at a time, for 5-6 minutes, until golden brown.
  • In a deep fryer, heat oil to 375°F. Fry chicken bites, several pieces at a time, for 5-6 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Serve with your favorite side salad or a delicious keto sauce.



Serving: 10keto chicken fried bites | Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 624mg | Potassium: 408mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2.1mg | Net Carbs: 3g