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Keto Chicken Fried Steak – Low Carb Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy

Keto Chicken Fried Steak – This low carb chicken fried steak is the ultimate comfort food that is crispy on the outside and juicy tender from inside that you can enjoy with your whole family.

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My favorite part in this recipe is the gravy made with cream cheese and chicken broth (you can also use beef broth) which gives it a super creamy flavor or call it keto chicken fried steak and cream gravy.

Ok so let’s jump in, in this post I will sharing how to make this in the air fryer, on the oven and finally on a skillet that is on the stovetop.

keto chicken fried steak with almond flour

But before that let’s be clear what type of breadcrumbs we will be using here, there are several options you can choose from –

Keto Chicken Fried Steak Air Fryer

low carb country fried steak

  1. Take two shallow bowls, combine pork rinds, crushed parmesan cheese, paprika, onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper on the first bowl.
  2. Take the second bowl and add beaten eggs.
  3. First coat the steaks into the egg mixture then dredge into the breadcrumb mixture. Do the same for the remaining steaks.
  4. Lightly grease the air fryer basket with cooking spray, place the steaks (2 at a time) and then to the air fryer and cook at 400F for 12-15 minutes (flip halfway through).
  5. Once done, take it out from the air fryer and place them in the oven on a sheet tray at 200F to keep it warm and fully cooked through. Continue the same with the remaining steaks.
  6. The instructions to make the gravy is given in the recipe card below.

Baked Keto Chicken Fried Steak

baked keto chicken fried steak

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F/200 C.
  2. Spray the baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine the flour ingredients and spices (as mentioned above) in one bowl and beat the eggs in another bowl.
  4. Firstly dip the steak into the egg mixture then to the pork rind mixture.
  5. Do the same with the remaining steaks and once done, place them on the baking sheet and transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Turn over and bake for another 5-10 minutes or until breading is browned.
  6. Serve!

low carb chicken fried steak and gravy

Tips to make the best low carb chicken fried steak and gravy

  • Always try to use a non-stick or cast iron pan to avoid the breading stick to the pan.
  • If using almond flour try to clean the pan after the first two steaks are being cooked and then prepare your sauce/gravy because it may burn very quickly.

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How to Make Keto Low Carb Chicken Fried Steak?

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Keto Chicken Fried Steak (Low Carb)

keto chicken fried steak

This low carb keto chicken fried steak is the ultimate comfort food that is crispy on the outside and juicy tender from inside that you can enjoy with your whole family.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 4 (4 ounces) steaks, cubed
  • 1 cup crushed pork rinds
  • 1 cup powdered Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil or ghee

For the Gravy:

  • 1/4 cup onion, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup beef broth

To garnish:

  • Chives or parsley


  1. Season steak with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs and heavy cream and whisk until well combined.
  3. In another bowl, combine pork rinds, cheese, onion powder, paprika, and garlic powder.
  4. Firstly coat the steaks in the pork rind mixture, dip into the egg-cream mixture and then again to the pork rind mixture. Continue doing the same with the remaining steaks.
  5. Heat up a cast-iron pan over medium heat. Add oil and once hot, add the breaded steaks (2 at a time) and cook 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  6. Do the same with the remaining two steaks.
  7. Now let's make the gravy, add onion and garlic in the same pan (reduce the oil if you have added too much during frying) and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are softened.
  8. Stir in cream cheese until melted. Gradually whisk in beef broth, reduce the heat and simmer for a few minutes or until it reaches your desired thickness.
  9. Serve steak topped with gravy alongside steamed broccoli or mashed cauliflower.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 686Total Fat 52gSaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 250mgSodium 1072mgCarbohydrates 7gSugar 2gProtein 48g

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4 thoughts on “Keto Chicken Fried Steak – Low Carb Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy”

  1. This was so good! The gravy alone was delicious. I did add a bit more broth to thin it out a little but everything else was the same. I used my air fryer for the steaks. Definitely a keeper. Going to try it with chicken next time. Thank you!!!

  2. Does this get crunchy when using almond flour in the air fryer? One of the best part of a good country fried steak is the crunch, at least it is for me. I’ve been disappointed so far with air frying anything other than fries.


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