This Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds recipe might sound a little weird, but add a little cinnamon and sweetener to pork rinds and suddenly you’ve got an addictive, zero-carb snack.
Today I'm going to talk about one of my favorite subjects: Keto snacks. I might sound like a broken record on this point, but the fact remains, snacks are EVERYTHING when you are on a low-carb diet. If you don't have a Keto-friendly snack handy when you are feeling peckish, then it's easy to reach for a bag of chips and wreck your whole diet. So it's great to have treats like Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds on hand for just such situations.
💬 Keto Dieters Often Ask
Pork rinds, also called chicharrones, are pork skins that have been either boiled or slow-cooked, drained, and then deep-fried in oil. This process makes a puffed-up snack with a salty taste and a wonderful crunch. Because of their crispness, fried pig skin often acts as a replacement for popcorn, crackers, or tortilla chips.
Yes, very! Pork rinds are a zero-carb food. That's right, 0 net carbs. The big 0. So they make a great low-carb snack when you are on a Keto diet. They will not cause any blood sugar spikes, so you will stay in the state of Ketosis. It's a way to counteract your cravings for crispy high-carb high-fat fried foods.
Keto pork rinds basically act like a potato chip substitute, so you'll find the same flavors you would find in potato chips. You can buy BBQ, Pizza, Nacho Cheese, Sour Cream and Onion, Salt & Vinegar, and Sea Salt & Black Pepper flavors of Keto pork rinds in grocery stores and on Amazon. You can even buy chicken skin that is prepared like pork cracklings.
🥣 Pork Rind Dips
You can dip Keto pork rinds in anything you might normally eat with potato chips or crackers. Just make sure that the dips are low carb. So some good Keto recipes are Cauliflower Hummus, Salsa, and Queso Cheese Dip.
🐖 Pork Rind Panko
Because of their crisp texture, pork rinds work great as panko breadcrumbs. And in addition to being low carb, they are gluten-free. Some great pork rind panko recipes on this site are Keto Chicken Strips and Keto Fried Pickles.
😍 Sweetened Pork Rinds
Savory pork rind flavors are great, but have you ever tried sweetening Keto Pork Rinds? It might sound a little funny, but if you are on a Keto diet, I'm sure you've tried weirder things. These Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds have the taste and texture of Taco Bell Churros.
So let me show you how to make them.
- pork rinds
- salted butter
- Swerve Confectioners
- ground cinnamon
- Add pork rinds to a gallon-sized resealable plastic bag.
- Pour melted butter in and shake to coat.
- Mix cinnamon and sweetener together in a small bowl. Pour into the bag and shake until coated.
- Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds will lose their crispness over time. To crisp them back up, place them under the broiler for a few minutes.
And that's all she wrote!
In two shakes of a lamb's tail, you can mix up a batch of Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds. These zero-carb beauties will tide you over until the food comes. Or try one of the savory suggestions I mentioned. Nothing better than pork rinds and queso.
Alright, time for me to say goodbye.
Cinnamon Sugar Keto Pork Rinds
Add a little cinnamon and sweetener to pork rinds and suddenly you’ve got an addictive, zero carb, Keto snack.
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 1
- Total Time: 6 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings 1x
- Category: Snack
- Method: Shaken
- Cuisine: American
- 1 (3.5oz) bag pork rinds
- 6 tablespoons salted butter, melted
- 6 tablespoons Swerve Confectioners
- 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1. Add pork rinds to a gallon sized resealable plastic bag.
2. Pour melted butter in and shake to coat.
3. Mix cinnamon and sweetener together in a small bowl. Pour into the bag and shake until coated.
4. The pork rinds will lose their crispness over time. To crisp them back up, place them under the broiler for a few minutes.
- Serving Size: 1 oz
- Calories: 145
- Fat: 9
- Carbohydrates: 1
- Fiber: 1
- Protein: 14
Keywords: Sweet Cinnamon Pork Rinds, Low Carb Sweet Pork Rinds, Keto Sweet Pork Rinds