2 recipes for keto chicken schnitzel

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You want something quick, tasty and crunchy for dinner – keto chicken schnitzel with a garnish of crispy vegetables and homemade low-carb sauce is our offer for today. The dish can also be prepared with turkey meat, pork chops or whatever meat you have available. Let’s put on the apron and get started.

Keto chicken schnitzel with green beans

Almond flour and parmesan, combined with spicy herbs, make the perfect keto breading for making crispy and delicious chicken schnitzel.

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 7 g net carbohydrates, 54 g fat, 51 g protein and 731 calories

Necessary products:

For the sauce:

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 180 ml. homemade keto mayonnaise

About the breading:

  • 1 egg
  • 60 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 30 g almond flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

For the schnitzels:

  • 55 g of ghee or coconut oil
  • 650 g chicken fillets

For green beans:

  • 400 g green beans
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For serving, optional:

  • Slices of lemon
  • Capers

Method of preparation:

Start with the sauce:

In a small bowl, mix the Dijon mustard and homemade keto mayonnaise. Stir and set aside.

Prepare the breading:

  1. In a bowl, beat the egg with a fork.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the grated Parmesan cheese, almond flour, salt, pepper, thyme, onion powder and garlic powder.
  3. Dip the chicken fillets one by one in the egg so that they are covered on all sides.
  4. Then roll the fillets in a plate with the dry ingredients.

Cook the schnitzels:

  1. Melt the ghee in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Fry the chicken fillets for 4-5 minutes on each side or until they acquire a golden brown tan and cook.
  3. Transfer the finished schnitzels to a serving dish.

Prepare green beans:

  1. Fry the green beans in the same pan for 5 minutes or until soft, stirring often.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Serve the chicken schnitzels garnished with crispy green beans and keto mayonnaise sauce.
  2. Optionally garnish with a slice of lemon and capers.
  3. You can serve with lettuce or steamed broccoli.

Chicken is an excellent source of protein, low in saturated fat and rich in amino acids and minerals. This makes it a good choice to add to our menu if we are on a keto diet.

Keto chicken schnitzel with appetizing sauce

Low-carbohydrate chicken schnitzels, breaded in almond flour and served with appetizing homemade sauce.

Preparation time: 35 minutes

Servings: 3

Carbohydrates in 1 serving: 7 g

Necessary products:

About the breading:

  • 60 g almond flour
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ tbsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg

For the schnitzels:

  • 450 g chicken breast
  • Coconut oil or ghee butter for frying

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons homemade keto mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp red pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Method of preparation:

The breading:

  1. In a bowl, mix the almond flour, garlic and onion powder, salt and pepper. Set aside for later use.
  2. In another shallow bowl, beat the egg and stir.

Bread the fillets:

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into thin fillets.
  2. Dip each fillet first in the bowl with the egg, then roll in the bowl with flour.
  3. Heat the coconut oil or ghee butter in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Fry the fillets on both sides until crispy.

Prepare the sauce:

  1. In a bowl, mix the homemade keto mayonnaise, olive oil and Dijon mustard.
  2. Season with red and black pepper. If necessary, add a little salt and stir.


Serve the crispy chicken schnitzels with the appetizing keto sauce and, if desired, with a garnish of fresh low-carb salad.

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