Keto Chicken Legs

  • Author: Carissa Shaw for Mom Needs Chocolate


Chicken legs are a delicious, low-cost meal and made even better when they’re low carb! These Keto Chicken Legs will satisfy your hunger without wrecking your diet.


  • 2 pounds fresh chicken legs, skin left on
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon Cajun blackening seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 ounces pork rinds (usually the entire bag)
  • 2 large freezer bags
  • Large baking sheet
  • Cooling rack that will fit on the baking sheet


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place an oven-safe cooling rack on a large baking sheet. Set aside.
  3. Combine the sour cream, blackening seasoning, onion and garlic powders in one of the freezer bags.
  4. Add the chicken legs and shake to cover the chicken legs.
  5. Pour the pork rinds into the other freezer bag and use a rolling pin to crush.
  6. Transfer the coated chicken legs to the pork rinds freezer bag and shake to cover the chicken legs in the crushed pork rinds.
  7. Place the coated chicken legs on the rack on the baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken legs.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes until the chicken legs reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool a few minutes. Serve with veggies or a side salad.
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