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Keto Sweet And Sour Chicken

2g Net Carbs
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 400 kcal



  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup sweetener of choice
  • 4 tablespoons sugar free ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 egg white
  • 3/4 tablespoon baking powder
  • coconut oil for frying
  • sesame seeds and scallions for garnish


  • Whisk all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat coconut oil for frying Make sure to do this before moving onto the chicken.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add one beaten egg white and coat the chicken. Add 3/4 tablespoon baking powder and mix. Fry the chicken immediately till very lightly browned. Fry the chicken for a second time until it’s deep golden brown. Double frying insures crispy chicken.
  • Add the sauce in a larger pan and bring it up to a boil, just to cook the garlic. Add the chicken into the sauce and cook for about two to three minutes, until the chicken gets coated in the sauce. Garnish with scallion and sesame seeds.
  • Serve immediately with cauliflower rice.



This recipe can be a little bit tricky because we use baking powder for the “breading”. You must fry the chicken as soon as possible once you add the baking powder so I suggest getting the oil hot first. You also want to do this in batches. I like to use the double fry method to get the chicken crispy. On the first fry, lightly brown the chicken and remove. Follow with the rest of the chicken. Once all the chicken is fried, retry till deep golden brown and crispy.
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Serving: 1/4Sugar: 1gFiber: 0.5gCalories: 400kcalFat: 33.4gProtein: 20gCarbohydrates: 2.5g
Keyword Asian, Asian recipes, keto Asian recipes, keto sweet and sour chicken, Sweet and sour chicken
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