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Today I will show you how to make chicken fritters with mozzarella, a super delish recipe that’s also perfect for the Ketogenic diet.
Apart from being a great Keto recipe, the cheesy chicken fritters are also perfect for meal planning, as I will explain in the Tips & Tricks below.
How to make chicken fritters – Best Tips & Tricks
1. How to prepare the mixture for chicken fritters
As you will see in other recipes, there are many ways of preparing the mixture for the cheesy chicken fritters. But I wanted to make them Ketogenic so I had to stick within the rules and use only approved ingredients.
The first thing to keep in mind is that you need to chop the chicken in very small pieces. Then, add eggs, almond flour, and shredded mozzarella. This will make the mixture hold together nicely.
Next, you need to add the flavorings such as fresh chopped herbs, dried herbs, garlic, chili, salt & pepper, or any other seasonings of your choice.
Mix everything well, shape the fritters and you can make right away or refrigerate them until you’re ready to cook them. You can even refrigerate them overnight, so if you have a special occasion the next day, like a potluck, for instance, you can make them the night before and cook them just before guests arrive.
Now that you know how to make the mixture for chicken fritters, let’s see how you can adapt this recipe to your taste.
2. Adapt this easy chicken fritters recipe to your taste
I made these cheesy chicken fritters with mozzarella, but you can replace it with any shredded cheese. It’s worth noting here that the cheese should be a melty one (like cheddar, gouda or provolone) to hold the mixture together.
As for the seasonings in these cheesy chicken fritters, the sky is the limit. Actually, it’s your taste buds and the ingredients available but you get the point.
You can use any of your favorites and here are a few good ideas:
Furthermore, you can replace the chicken with turkey and you can use ground meat or chopped skinless breast or thighs.
You should now have a better idea of what ingredients can be replaced in this easy chicken fritters recipe. Of course, if there’s anything that I haven’t covered here, don’t hesitate to pop a question in the comments below or on social media.
Now let’s see how you can use this easy chicken fritters recipe for meal planning.
3. This easy chicken fritters recipe is perfect for meal planning
Apart from being healthy and Keto, this easy chicken fritters recipe is also perfect for meal planning.
You can place the cheesy chicken fritters in airtight containers and refrigerate them for up to 5 days. There’s one very important thing to note here.
If you plan to serve them with a side dish, like greens or chopped salad, or with some sort of dressing, don’t mix them together until just before serving.
And now let’s see what you can serve with them.
4. What to serve with cheesy chicken fritters
Here are a few Keto sides that go perfectly with cheesy chicken fritters:
Grilled or roasted non-starchy veggies
If dieting is not for you, then here are a few good ideas:
Vegan Thai Rice Salad
Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
Vegan Chopped Salad With Quinoa
Vegan Couscous Salad With Roasted Veggies
Now let’s wrap things up, as I am sure you know by now how to make chicken fritters easy and Keto.
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