Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters

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When you are eating low-carb but craving fried chicken, sometimes you have to try something new and there is nothing as fresh or exciting as these tasty fritters! Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters are the low-carb, family-friendly fried chicken dish you have been waiting for!

Why You’ll Love This Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters

Whole Family Hit

– If you struggle with getting your kids excited for dinner, try this luscious, cheesy, and savory meal and you will watch your little ones wolf down dinner like never before! Keto-Friendly Crunch

– The cheesy crunchy and tender chicken flavor in this dish cannot be beaten; plus, it’s all low-carb and keto-friendly!

Fun Fried Food

-Something about fried foods just gets you excited to eat and this perfectly easy fried recipe is just the dish for when you’re craving a little crispy, crunchy, fried chicken flavor!

EQUIPMENT

Large Skillet An extra large heavy bottom skillet is the perfect surface to pan-fry these deliciously crunchy bites of chicken in. Using a chemical-free non-stick pan is a great choice to avoid any sticking!

Scoop To make every fantastic fritter uniform an ice cream scoop or disher is the ideal tool. Using a scoop allows you to make all fritters identical so they cook evenly and look like they were made by a professional chef!

INGREDIENTS

Ground Chicken Ground chicken makes the base of these lean yet cheesy fritters. Whenever possible choose fresh ground chicken over previously frozen and inspect the package for cuts tears, and discoloration to help you select the best poultry.

Egg Fresh egg acts as a binder to help hold these tasty fritters together.

Shredded Mozzarella Mozzarella is the perfect choice for this pan-fried recipe because it melts very nicely and becomes a delicious stretchy cheese surprise inside these fritters. You can also use low-fat shredded mozzarella if you prefer.

Cream Cheese This tasty soft cheesy helps to hold the fritters together and adds so much decedent dairy richness to the chicken in these fritters. Use your favorite brand and feel free to mix it up by using a savory flavored cream cheese for a little extra flair!

Oregano Dried oregano adds a nice sweet herbal flavor to the fritters. You can swap for fresh herbs here however, you should triple the amount you use when going from dried to fresh so you get the same tasty flavor.

Sea Salt Sea salt is a natural form of sodium and it helps to highlight all the rich and savory flavors in this dish.

Pepper A pop of pepper helps to bring this dish together with a little zing! Use fresh ground or cracked black pepper to finish these fritters.

Olive Oil To keep these fritters from sticking you will need some oil in your frying pan!

Expert Tips for This Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters Recipe

Working with raw chicken is no joke! Wear gloves or wash your hands very well and remember to keep tools and surfaces that will touch raw chicken away from other raw ingredients, tools, and surfaces.● If you’re not sure if the fritters are cooked all the way through, use a meat thermometer to read their internal temperature. Cooked chicken should be at 165°F.

How to Serve Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters

  • There is nothing like the crispy and succulent flavor of these cheesy fritters when they are nice and warm! Pair them with amazing aioli dip and get ready for pure keto bliss!
  • These fritters make a great pig-out meal without all carbs, nice meal prep, or just a fun cheesy chicken snack! Enjoy them with a warm green salad or some fun and flavorful zucchini to make a perfect pure plate!

How to Store Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters

  • If you have extra of these yummy chicken fritters you can save them in the fridge. To store them, allow the fritters to cool completely. Place them in a paper-towel-lined container and refrigerate. They can be stored for up to 4 days.
  • There are a few ways to reheat these tasty fritters. In the microwave, heat them for up to 2 minutes. You can also try the air fryer at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes or bake them at 350°F for about 10 minutes.
  • If you are in a hurry and don’t have time to reheat don’t worry! You can enjoy the leftovers of these cheesy delights cold right out of the fridge! They make an excellent addition to your work or school lunch box!

Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters

Course Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish

Ingredients
  

Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters Recipe

    Ingredients

    • 1 kilo ground chicken
    • 1 egg
    • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
    • 2 tbsp cream cheese
    • 1 tsp oregano
    • ½ tsp sea salt
    • ½ tsp pepper
    • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Instructions
     

    Directions

    • Add the ground chicken and all the other ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Mix to combine all the ingredients.
    • Add 2 tbsp olive oil to a hot skillet and with an ice cream scoop, create bite-size fritters.
    • Sauté for 5 min per side or until the outside is golden brown and the chicken is cooked through.
    • Make sure to have these delicious chicken fritters with my aioli dip!

    Enjoy your Pure Plate!

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      Keyword Chicken, Fritters, Keto, Low carb

      Thank You!

      Thank you so much for reading this blog! I hope when you make this Cheesy Keto Chicken Fritters recipe you enjoy it as much as me and my family did! If you do make these Cheesy Chicken Fritters be sure to tag me on Instagram @pure_plates_recipes!

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