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Keto Air Fryer Fried Chicken

Updated: Feb 26, 2023

My Keto Air Fryer Chicken has a Crispy Italian Seasoned Coating that is sure to please!

How This Recipe Came to Be

Somewhere on a farm in Anytown, U.S.A. lived a chicken. For the sake of anonymity we'll call her Yolko Ono. One day, Yolko Ono saw something on the other side of the road and decided to investigate. What she thought was a worm was actually a twig and she darted back to the other side of the road disappointed. Everyday, Yolko Ono mistook the twig for a worm and would dart back and forth across the road. This erratic road behavior gave way to jokes and laughter. The other hens would cackle, "Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side of course, they all laughed. However not all were joking and laughing at her. The young roosters were beginning to take notice of Yolko Ono's bravery. Word soon got around to the other hens about the reputation Yolko Ono was getting among the young roosters. This word emboldened the other hens to cross the road daily to impress the young male birds. It wasn't long before it became a daily routine for all the hens to dart back and forth across the road for no other reason than to get the young roosters' attention. Then the fateful and inevitable day arrived. A farmer driving down the road struck what he thought was a pothole. The farmer hopped out of his car and saw that he had actually hit some chickens. He yelled out to his wife, DORIS! Get out the air fryer, I finally hit some of those birds that keep crossing the road.

So the next time someone asks, Why did the chicken cross the road? To end up in the air fryer of course.


8 Chicken Drumsticks (yes I know I have 9)

2 Eggs

3/4 cup of Almond Flour

1 tablespoon of Italian Seasoning

1/2 teaspoon each of Salt and Pepper

1 cup of Almond Milk

Step 1: Let’s Get Started

  1. Mix the Italian Seasoning and Salt and Pepper into the Almond Flour

  2. Create an assembly line of Almond Milk, Eggs and Almond Flour in that order

  3. Dip the Chicken pieces in the Almond Milk, then the Egg mixture and finally the Almond Flour

Step 5: Let’s Get Cooking

5. Place the Chicken into the Air Fryer basket when all of the Chicken pieces have been coated

5. Place the Air Fryer on 400 degrees fahrenheit and cook for 15 minutes

6. After 15 minutes turn the Chicken over and cook an additional 10 minutes.

7. If the chicken requires more time cook at 5 minute intervals until the temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees

Step 7: Let's Eat

Shown with 1/2 cup of Zucchini and Squash


Calories 0 | Fat 0 grams | Carbohydrate 0 grams (net) | Fiber 0 grams | Protein grams

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