Keto Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe

Recipe Category: Copycat

Keto Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe


Yield : 4 servings

  • 2/3 cup oat fiber
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup golden flax
  • 1/4 cup psyllium husk powder
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2/3 tablespoon salt
  • 3 large chicken breasts, cut into rough fat fingers
  • or can use small chicken pieces on the bone, wings etc
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/3 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon celery salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried mustard
  • 3-4 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons ground white pepper
  • 1/2 cup greek yoghurt, mixed with water to 1 cup
  • 1 large egg
  • vegetable oil for frying


  1. Add the spices to a small food processor until they’re all uniform in size and the thyme, basil and oregano aren’t larger in size anymore
  2. Add the flour in a bowl with all the herbs and spices and mix with a whisk
  3. In a second larger bowl add the buttermilk and egg together and whisk until combined
  4. Add the chicken to the milk mixture for 20-30 minutes
  5. Remove chicken from the buttermilk soak and let any excess buttermilk drip off
  6. Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour mixture on all sides, then shake off the excess coating
  7. Let it rest on a cookie sheet for 20-30 minutes
  8. Add oil to a deep fryer or a large pot that is at least 5 inches high so that the chicken can be fully submerged
  9. Heat the oil to 350 degrees and fry in small batches for 15-18 minutes
  10. Remove the chicken from the oil and add to a drying rack on top of a clean cookie sheet

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