Keto Batter

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This keto batter recipe is a game changer for making deep-fried fish, chicken, pork, or even vegetables. This is simply the best low-carb batter around. You’ll be surprised at how good and easy it is to make.

Keto batter. 5 stages of battering and frying of fish.
This keto batter recipe is so easy to make and simple to use. Our best low-carb batter yet.

Why we love this recipe

  • Easy to make. This recipe is so easy to make that it’s ready in minutes with all of the ingredients we picked up at the grocery store.
  • Versatile. You can batter all manner of ingredients, such as fish, chicken, pork, mushrooms, and zucchini. It’s up to your imagination.
  • Healthy. It is low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free, so it’s perfect for most diets.
  • Cooking. Excellent for deep frying and shallow frying it doesn’t get cakey or doughy and comes out crisp and tasty.

Ingredients

  • Protein powder. The secret to making this recipe good. Always use unflavored, unsweetened whey protein. This ingredient is what separates it from other recipes that come out too grainy.
  • Salt.
  • Almond flour. We use almond flour because it is very low-carb and has the benefit of being gluten-free.
  • Eggs. We use large free-range, organic eggs because they taste better and the chicken lives a better life.
  • Baking powder. Make the batter light and airy.
  • Sparkling water. It also helps make the batter light and airier rather than clumpy and doughy.
Keto batter ingredients in a basket.
Keto batter ingredients. We picked up all of the ingredients at our local grocery store. Everything is readily available.

How to make keto batter

Step 1. Dry ingredients

Add salt, almond flour, protein powder, and baking powder in a mixing bowl and mix.

Step 2. Wet ingredients

Add the eggs and sparkling water and whisk well. Set the batter aside for 10 minutes before using.

How to use this recipe

This recipe is super handy for battering and deep-frying fish, chicken, mushrooms, pork, and vegetables. We use it in our:

Deep fried keto battered fish recipe and our delicious keto sweet and sour pork, which rivals the takeout version.

Keto sweet and sour pork and keto deep fried battered fish.
Keto sweet and sour pork and keto deep-fried battered fish.

Frequently asked questions

Check out our article on the best oils for deep frying when selecting your il to cook the batter.

Can you store batter

Yes, you can refrigerate batter for up to 24 hours. Batter may require thinning with water if it gets too thick in the fridge.

Is batter keto?

No, most batter is not keto-friendly, but our keto batter is perfect for low-carb diets.

Is batter gluten-free?

No, most batter is not gluten-free as it is made with flour. But our keto batter uses almond flour instead, which contains no gluten making it perfect for gluten-free diets.

Can you freeze batter?

No, batter is not suitable for freezing.

Can batter be used for shallow frying?

Yes. You can use the batter for shallow frying just make sure the oil is deep enough to submerge half of the ingredients.

Keto batter on deep fried fish.

Keto Batter

This keto batter recipe is a game changer for making deep-fried fish, chicken, pork, or vegetables. This batter is simply the best low-carb version around. You’ll be surprised at how good and easy it is to make.

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Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
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Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Matt Dobson

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Unflavored protein powder We use whey protein
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 cup Almond flour
  • 2 large Eggs Organic, free range eggs
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/3 cup Sparkling water

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, add salt, almond flour, protein powder, baking powder and mix together.
    1/4 cup Unflavored protein powder, 1/2 tsp Salt, 2/3 cup Almond flour, 2 tsp Baking powder
  • Add the eggs and sparkling water and whisk well. Set the batter aside for 10 minutes before using.
    2 large Eggs, 1/3 cup Sparkling water

Notes

  • Always use unflavored, unsweetened protein powder.
  • Use the keto batter to batter fish, chicken, pork tenderized steak, mushroom, and zucchini.
STORE: You can keep the batter in the refrigerator for 24 hours. You may need to add more sparkling water if it becomes too thick.
FREEZING: Keto batter is not suitable for freezing

Nutrition

Serving: 50g | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 153IU | Calcium: 163mg | Iron: 2mg

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Matt Dobson

I am the founder of My Keto Kitchen. I am a nutritionist, cooking enthusiast, and part-time Van Lifer! Along with a qualified chef, we have created a collection of delicious and healthy recipes.

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4 thoughts on “Keto Batter”

  1. 5 stars
    OMG I made this batter with your battered fish recipe, and it’s the closest thing keto I’ve come across to actual fish batter. Thank you so much.

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