APPETIZER, CAULIFLOWER, SIDE DISH

Breaded Cauliflower with Pork Rinds

Keto Breaded Cauliflower with pork rinds are crispy florets, coated with pork rind breadcrumbs and baked to low carb perfection! Spicy, delicious and healthy too!

crispy florets, coated with pork rind breadcrumbs and baked to low carb perfection! Spicy, delicious and healthy too! #holisticyum

Football season’s in full swing and the holidays are coming, so an easy appetizer recipes, like this breaded cauliflower recipe are a must have. What’s special about this cauliflower recipe? It’s the savory spices and yes, a tasty coating of pork rind crumbs! Tender on the inside and deliciously crunchy on the outside…you’ll be in hog heaven!

crispy florets, coated with pork rind breadcrumbs and baked to low carb perfection! Spicy, delicious and healthy too!

Have you noticed that cauliflower is literally EVERYWHERE? Cauliflower has gone totally mainstream…. in pizza crusts, as rice dishes, thickener for soup and even gnocchi. Super versatility, that’s the secret of the humble cauliflower’s staying power.

For tasty and healthy low carb dishes, cauliflower is one of our favorite ingredients. It’s simply amazing when it’s roasted, mashed. riced or pureed for soup. We love it for easy Keto dishes like chili cheese cauliflowerquick and easy cauliflower fried ricelow carb cauliflower mashed potatoes, and roasted cauliflower soup.

baked cauliflower bites on wire rack

For perfect, crunchy coated veggies, you’ll want a wire rack to roast on. This wire rack has a wide grid, so there’s plenty of airflow underneath. Slide a pre-cut parchment sheet underneath for super easy cleanup.

Ingredients for Pork Rind Breaded Cauliflower

  • Cauliflower Florets – for the best results, use a large head (2.5 to 3 pounds) of fresh cauliflower and cut off the florets.
  • Pork Rind Breadcrumbs – put a bag of pork rings thru the food processor or have the work done for you with ready-made pork rind crumbs. They’re a new fav around our house!
  • Eggs – we used 2 whole beaten eggs.
  • Spices – paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper
crispy florets, coated with pork rind breadcrumbs and baked to low carb perfection! Spicy, delicious and healthy too! #holisticyum

How To Make Sweet and Zesty Sauce

If you’re looking for a super fast and easy dipping sauce that is amazing on EVERYTHING, then this is for you! Only 3 ingredients and a pinch of salt makes this swoon worthy dipping sauce.

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce – add more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Honey Substitute or other low carb sweetener to taste
  • pinch of salt to taste

Whisk together ingredients in a small bowl. Start dipping!

💡👉Our choice brand of Honey Substitute has only 1 net gram of carbs per tablespoon. This is how we got there – – -> 11 grams carbs less the 10 grams of sugar alcohols = 1 gram net carbs.

More Keto Appetizers

Mini Salsa Spinach Frittatas

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

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Keto Pork Rind Breaded Cauliflower

Crispy cauliflower florets, coated with pork rind breadcrumbs and baked to low carb perfection! Spicy, delicious and healthy too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 121kcal

INGREDIENTS 

  • 4 cups cauliflower florets (from 2.5 to 3 pound head), broken into florets
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups pork rind crumbs, 4 ounce bag, crushed

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and fit with a wire rack. Lightly oil or spray rack with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper. In another shallow bowl, place the pork rind crumbs.
  • Dip each floret into egg mixture, turning to coat. Then roll in pork rind crumbs, coating all side. Place on prepared wire rack.
  • Bake on center rack of preheated oven 20 – 25 minutes until tender and golden brown.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

EQUIPMENT WE USED!

Baking Sheets
Chef’s Knife
Pork Rind Crumbs

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Nutrition Facts
Keto Pork Rind Breaded Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving (6 pieces)
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 259mg11%
Potassium 334mg10%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 258IU5%
Vitamin C 48mg58%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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