Pork rinds are a crunchy snack that’s become even more popular recently thanks to it’s keto-friendly stamp of approval. So what’s all the fuss about? And what new brands and flavors are popping up on the pork rind scene….

Pork Rinds - What are they, what are they made of and where to find the best keto snacks

What are pork rinds? What are they made of?

A pork rind is the “skin of a pig.” When fried in fat pork rinds become a crunchy piece of crackling that creates a tasty snack. Also known as pork crackling, chicharrones or grattons.


But are they good for you. Well, that’s a term we’ll leave to the eater. But rinds actually do have a solid level of nutritional value.

  • they’re low-carb
  • they have protein
  • they contain good fats like oleic acid

How to make pork rinds

Check out this YouTube video

Popular Rinds

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Keto dieters love using rinds in recipes and keto hacks. They are virtually carb-free and add crunch, texture and flavor to foods making them a great substitution. Instead of reaching for potato chips, pork rinds are a more paleo choice that’s filling and full of flavor. They’re the perfect keto snack!

Pork Rind Recipes


Costco shoppers recently shared excitement over finding the 4505 Chicharrones Fried Pork Rinds bags in stores.


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