Pork Rinds on a Diet *Chicharrones*

By | July 29, 2020

Chicharrones NOTES:

  • What are pork rinds or Chicharones? Pig skin that is fried or roasted.
  • Pork rinds are super low in carbs, making them a great alternative to traditional high carb snacks, such as chips or popcorn.
  • The pros of pork rinds are that they are high in fat (great for a low carb or keto diet), and very flavorful.
  • The cons of pork rinds are that they are high in fat (easy to overeat, no so great on a moderate/higher carb diet).
  • Pork rinds come in various flavorssalt, pepper, and lime are some delicious ways to prepare them.
  • Pork rinds are different than pork Cracklins, as the cracklins still have some of the sub-dermal fat attached to them, making cracklins higher in calories.
  • You can eat pork rinds right out of the bag (or right after cooling, if you’re making them fresh).
  • The rinds can be used in many ways, besides snacking. For example, you can use ground pork rinds instead of normal breading for your chicken.

Are Chicharrones (Pork Rinds) A Healthy Snack?

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