Almond Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel Low Carb Gluten-free Recipe
almond flour chicken schnitzel

Keto Almond Flour Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel

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Do you love fried crumbed chicken? If you’re like most people, this dish is irresistible to you. Today, we will show you how to make them in a very healthy and low carb way.

If you run out of ideas of what to cook for your family, this dish will save your life. Using almond flour for the crumb gives them a very special flavour. You can be sure that you, your family, and friends will love them.

This recipe is just a proof that you can live the low-carb lifestyle and still be able to enjoy those common dishes that everyone loves. It is just a matter of knowing how to keto cook.

low carb almond chicken schnitzel

Let’s Do It!

Simply mix almond flour with salt, pepper, onion and garlic powders. Set aside. In another small bowl, add the egg in and beat it slightly.

Slice chicken breast into thin slices then beat them gently with meat tenderizer to make it soft. Put each chicken slice in a egg bowl and then coat it in the almond flour bowl. Make sure that the chicken get coated with flour all around properly.

Add the coconut oil to a preheated frying pan and fry the chicken. Cook until they turn brown and crispy on each side. Serve chicken along with your favorite sauce. Enjoy!

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keto almond crumbed chicken schnitzel

We made a homemade copycat Chick-Fil-A sauce that will go really well with the chicken. This copycat and low carb version is made by mixing mayonnaise, mustard, olive oil, paprika, and black pepper.

Homemade Chick-Fil-A Sauce


almond flour chicken schnitzel

Almond Flour Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel

4.87 from 22 votes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword: keto chicken schnitzel
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings
Calories: 417kcal
Author: KetoVale Team
A low-carb chicken schnitzel dish coated with almond flour instead of bread crumbs.
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For the Chicken

For the Sauce


Prepare the Chicken

  • Combine the garlic & onion powder, almond flour, salt and pepper in a bowl. Put aside for later use.
  • Prepare another small bowl. Crack the egg and beat it lightly. Reserve.
  • Chop the chicken breast into slivers. With a meat tenderizer, crush the meat gently to soften.
  • Prepare the bowls of flour mix and egg. Dip each slice of chicken in the egg bowl then roll it in the flour bowl. Coat the slice entirely.
  • Heat some oil in a hot frying pan. Crispy fry the coated chicken. Remove from the heat once all sides turn golden brown.

Prepare the sauce

  • While frying the chicken, start making the sauce. Fold all the ingredients together in a bowl until incorporated.
  • Pour the sauce on the plate with chicken. Serve.
  • Bon appetit!


There is enough chicken for 3 servings, the nutritional information is per serving (including sauce).


Nutrition Facts
Almond Flour Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 155mg52%
Sodium 314mg13%
Potassium 599mg17%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 313IU6%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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