I had been browsing online for ideas on how to make low carb chicken tenders. On Youtube, I found a video for low carb breaded pork chops. The author was using crushed pork rinds instead of the usual bread crumbs. Seems like a great idea that I had to try. Using crushed pork rinds is something I'm familiar with since we use it as garnishing for pansit palabok (a Filipino style noodle) quite a lot.
- Four boneless chicken breasts
- 1 medium bag of pork rinds
- 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
- 4 eggs
- Peanut oil to fry
Cut up chicken breasts into desired pieces.
In a medium bowl, whisk eggs thoroughly.
In a food processor, combine pork rinds, garlic powder, salt and Parmesan until desired consistency is reached. Place mixture in a separate medium bowl. The video says crushing the pork rinds manually if you don't have a food processor. This could work too, but I'm unsure of how it'll turn out.
Heat up peanut oil in a pan until hot enough to fry chicken.
Dip each piece of chicken into egg bowl until thoroughly covered. Then roll it in the parmesan/pork rind bowl until coated evenly.
Fry chicken in pan until cooked thoroughly. Drain on a wire rack.
Repeat until all pieces of chicken are cooked.
Here's the video that I used for inspiration. Maybe next time, I'll bake instead of frying.