Low Carb Breaded Chicken Recipe

So many of us are focused on what we’re eating right now and for me personally one of my challenges has been to lower carbs in my diet. I LOVE carbs but my body doesn’t so I’ve been trying out new low carb recipes to recreate some of our favourites. Today I’m sharing one that’s a hit with our family, this Low Carb Breaded Chicken Recipe which uses almond flour instead of the usual.

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I hope you all enjoy this…the Psyllium husk powder is optional totally optional, and it can be found at any health food store. In case you didn’t know, it’s a fiber that’s ground to a fine powder and helps bulk up certain things. So, the chicken is breaded with Almond flour and will work perfectly fine without the psyllium powder… I just find the powder sticks to the chicken skin a bit more and makes the breading a bit more “thick” like traditional breaded chicken.

Low Carb Breaded Chicken Recipe

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Low Carb Breaded Chicken recipe spices

  • 4 chicken legs
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp. Psyllium husk powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp thyme, dried
  • as desired pepper

Low Carb Breaded Chicken recipe breaded


  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. In a bowl, combine the almond flour, psyllium powder, seasoned salt, garlic and onion powder, thyme and pepper. Mix well. Transfer to a plastic bag or container with a lid.
  3. Drop each piece separately into the seasoning mix and shake it around for even coverage. Do this for each piece of chicken and lay them out on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake the chicken for 35 – 40 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and the juices run clear.
  5. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.


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