Keto Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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Dec. 17, 2019

I hope you enjoy my keto buttermilk fried chicken recipe. This low carb fry chicken is crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. It is Delicious!


Chicken 3 Pound
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Cayenne 1/4 Teaspoon
Trader joe’s 21 seasoning salute 2 Teaspoon
Buttermilk mix:
Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Unflavored protein powder 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne 1/4 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Onion powder 1/2 Teaspoon



1. To the chicken pieces, add the salt, black pepper, paprika, rosemary, cayenne and 21 seasoning salute seasoning in a large bowl to coat.

2. Stir together the buttermilk mixture, then add the chicken pieces until the chicken is coated. Refrigerate for up to 4 hours (1 hour minimum)

3. Combine the unflavored protein powder, salt, paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large dish.

4. Remove chicken from the buttermilk and dredge each piece in the seasoned flour. Shake off any excess and transfer to a plate.

5. Heat peanut oil in a large Dutch oven to 330 degrees F (165 degrees C). Add all the chicken to the heated oil and cook for 16 minutes total, turning periodically.

6. Remove chicken pieces from the oil, and transfer to a cooling rack that is set over a paper towel lined baking sheet. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.


7. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2