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Keto Air Fryer Fried Pickles

These Keto Air Fryer Fried Pickles are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite appetizer without feeling guilty. Plus, they are breaded with pork rinds which gives an amazing crunch without the carbs!
Total Time 12 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 2 people


  • 2 cups sliced dill pickles
  • 1 cup pork rinds
  • tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
  • non-stick cooking spray


Air Fryer Instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Whisk one large egg in a small bowl.
  • Add pork rinds to a large Ziploc bag and use a rolling pin to crush up the pork rinds. {You could also use a food processor if you prefer.}
  • Add the crushed pork rinds to a bowl. Add garlic powder, paprika, and salt to the bowl of crushed pork rinds.
  • Using a kitchen towel or a paper towel, pat the pickle slices until they are dry. Then add them to a large bowl.
  • Add the coconut flour and mix to evenly coat the pickles in the coconut flour.
  • Using tongs, dredge the pickle slices in the egg wash letting the excess drip off. Next, Press the pickles into the pork rind mixture. Transfer to a plate and repeat until all of the pickles have been coated. 
  • First, spray non-stick cooking spray on cooking trays or the basket.  Arrange the pickles in a single layer and spray the top of them with cooking spray to help them get crispy.  Air fry for 10-12 minutes. 
  • Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to work in small batches. 
  • Serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce

Cooking Keto Fried Pickles In The Oven

  • Preheat an oven to 425 degrees
  • While the oven preheats either spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.
  • Place pickles on a baking sheet and spray the tops with noncook cooking spray and cook for 18 to 20 minutes, flipping halfway through until golden brown.
Keyword appetizer, gluten free, keto
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