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The 15 Best Tasting Pork Rinds Brands (2022)

Potato chips are my weakness and after starting a low carb or keto diet, I miss potato chips. As an alternative to potato chips, many turn to pork rinds.  Pork rinds are a keto-friendly snack. Use them as a substitute for flour as a no carbohydrate breading on chicken or even pork chops. Here are my recommendations for the best pork rinds on the market.

Golden Flake Pork Rind Barrel (18 ounces)

$15.68, Available on Amazon and rated 4.5 stars

“Swap your potato chips for the light, airy and perfectly crunchy Golden Flake Pork Rinds! These delicious pork rinds are sprinkled with just the perfect amount of salt. With zero carbs and 8 grams of protein per serving, these original flavor chicharrones are the perfect snack, keto friendly snack.

Packaged in a resealable package for longer freshness, Golden Flake pork rinds are gluten-free and can be enjoyed by all!

Golden Flake Pork Rinds
Golden Flake Pork Rinds Nutritional Facts

PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds, Classic Variety Pack (3 pack—3.5 ounces)

$14.99, Available on Amazon and rated 4 stars

PigOut meatless snacks are addictively delicious, full of flavor, and free of guilt. They come in a variety of flavors to include: Original, Nacho Cheese, and Texas BBQ.  Certified Kosher, Gluten free, plant-based, non-greasy, and are baked, not fried.

This vegan snack is packed with 25 grams of protein in every bag which is equivalent to the protein in a beef burger!  

These plant-based, pigless pork rinds are healthy, crispy snacks containing no trans fats, soy, or cholesterol with 75% less sodium and 67% less saturated fat than traditional pork rinds.

Pig Out Pork Rinds
Pig Out Pork Rinds Nutritional Facts

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Epic Artisanal Oven Baked Pork Rinds Chili Lime, 2.5 oz. (4 Count)

$15.96. Available on Amazon and rated 4.5 stars

Chili Lime Pork Rinds are an EPIC tasting snack that contain 40% less fat per serving than the leading fried pork rind and are developed to highlight the rich flavor of pork skins. Epic Pork Rind’s version of an iconic American snack food created their pork skins using traditional methods inspired by their grandparent’s generation.

These pork rinds are an Epic blend of organic non-gmo, pastured, and antibiotic free pork combined with simple seasonings for a lightweight snack that will melt in your mouth

Epic Pork Rinds
Epic Pork Rinds Nutritional Facts

Lowrey’s Bacon Curls Microwave Pork Rinds (Chicharrones), Hot & Spicy, 1.75 Ounce (Pack of 18)

$17.39, Available on Amazon and rated 4.5 stars

This includes a case of 18, 1.75-ounce packets of original microwave pork rinds (31.5 Total ounces). It is perfect for a low-carb diet because they are high in protein and low fat. Bacon curls hot pork rinds offer less than 1 gram of total carbs per serving.      

Simply stick the spicy pork rinds in the microwave for a warm, crispy snack.

Lowrey's Pork Rinds
Lowrey's Pork Rinds Nutritional Facts

Pork King Good Himalayan Pink Salt & Vinegar Pork Rinds 7 OZ FAMILY SIZE

$11.99, Available on Amazon and rated 4.5 star 

These pork rinds come in a huge new family size containing 7 oz of pork rinds! Pork King Good pork rinds brag they have developed the most insanely delicious chicharrones out there, in game-changing flavors that are changing snacking as we know it for good!  

They are light, salty, crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth whisps of deliciousness.  The Pink Himalayan Salt & Vinegar flavored pork rinds feature a familiar salty tang of salt & vinegar chips, but without the carb-filled guilt! They’re the next “pig” thing!  

These pork rinds come in a variety of flavors to include: Sour cream and onion and white cheddar which are also two of my favorite.

Pork King Good Pork Rinds
Pork King Good Pork Rinds nutritional facts

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4505 Meats Classic Chili & Salt Chicharrones, Fried Pork Rinds, Keto Certified, Family Size Bag, 14 Servings, 7 Ounce

$11.99, Available on Amazon and Rated 4.5 stars

The 4505 chicharrones are made from skin from the pig’s belly and back skin of a pig. All the fat is fried out during the cooking process. This results in a light, airy, and melt-in-your-mouth texture.       

My favorite flavor is the Classic Chili & Salt chicharrones because they are simply seasoned with a blend of three chilies, sea salt and a dash of palm sugar. Don’t let the chili fool you!

With zero carbs and 7 plus gram of protein per serving they are not spicy or sweet,, justt right for dipping in salsa or even baking into rice crispies! They are also Keto Certified, Paleo Certified and naturally gluten-free.

This brand’s many flavors include Jalapeno Cheddar, BBQ, and Sea Salt to name a few of our other favorites.

Slim Jim Pork Rinds Hog Wild BBQ Fried Snacks, Keto Friendly, 2 oz. Bag 12-Count

$32.62, Available on Amazon and rated 4.5 stars

Slim Jim Pork Rinds are a cost effective option as this packages contains twelve 2-ounce bags of Slim Jim Pork Rinds Hog Wild BBQ Fried Snacks.  

These chicharrones have less than 1 gram total carbs per serving. Slim Jim Fried Pork Rinds are crunchy barbecue-flavored snacks and great for road trips.

Try Slim Jim Squealin’ Hot Pork Rinds for more big, bold, in-your-face flavor.

Slim Jim Pork rinds

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Utz Pork Rind Barrel – 18 oz.

$17.00, Available on Amazon and Rated 4.5 stars

100% Utz-Standingly delicious guarantee! They have a low carb count with zero net carbs. Utz Pork rinds are the perfect keto snack.   Made to be remembered with over 90 years of snack making perfection!

Utz Pork rinds

PORQ Artisan Fried Pork Rinds – 8 Count Variety Pack

$29.99, Available on Amazon and Rated 4.5 stars

The PORQ Artisan Fried Pork Rinds are made with premium rinds, PÖRQ is for those who love pork snacks and layers of flavor.  Enjoy three fresh PORQ flavors in one box. You’ll find 3 bags of our BBQ & Zesty Chipotle, 3 bags of Smokey Black Pepper & Sea Salt, and 2 bags of Herb & Vinegar, all 2 ounces. Try all of them to find your favorite!

These artisanal fried pork skins are a satisfying source of protein that are gluten free, have 0 carbs, and 0g of trans fat per serving.   With 40% less sodium than other leading brands and 8 or more grams of protein per half-cup serving, this airy yet filling low-carb snack is an easy choice. PORQ is a great anytime snack you can feel good about on the go, on the couch, on the way home from a workout, or on your way to wellness.

Porq pork rinds
PORQ pork rinds nutritional facts

Keto-Friendly Pork Rinds (Buffalo Flavor, 8 Ounces),

$14.75, Available on Amazon and rated 4 stars

This keto-friendly pork rind is a personal favorite because of the buffalo flavor. The main ingredients of these fresh pork rinds include coconut oil and hot sauce cayenne seasoning. With no added sugar, no artificial ingredients, gluten free, zero carb, no MSG these are a great keto snack.

Fried in coconut oil instead of pork lard, these pork rinds are lighter. In addition, they are sprinkled with a light dusting of garlic powder,  vinegar,  & cayenne spice mix they are not too hot. They come in a sealed jar for less breakage and safer packaging.

Keto-friendly pork rinds
Keto-friendly pork rinds nutritional facts

Korean Kimchi BBQ Fried Pork Rinds (pack of 3)

$14.99. Available on Amazon with no ratings

Known to be large in size as well as great in flavor, these Korean Kimchi BBQ Pork Rinds are light, fluffy, and crunchy. They are the perfect combination of high protein, gluten free, and provide the ultimate paleo & diabetic crunch.

The main ingredients include a carefully crafted blend of garlic, vinegar, and fiery peppers. Use crushed pork rinds as an epic panko bread crumbs and low carb flour replacement.

Mac’s Pork Skin Variety Pack, Zero Carb Snacks, 6 Pack of 5 Oz. Bags

$19.00, Available on Amazon and Rated 4 stars

Mac’s Pork Skin Variety pack is a delicious, crunchy snack seasoned to perfection. Choose one of the four featured recipes. For more bang for you buck, this package includes six bags of low-carb pork rinds – 2 Original, 2 BBQ, 1 Salt & Pepper, and 1 Red Hot – at 5 ounces each, for a total of 30 ounces.  

Fresh, crunchy, and well-seasoned, Mac’s pork rinds are the perfect on-the-go snack. Mac’s low-carb chicharrones are an easy keto-friendly, on-the-go snack. Mac’s snacks are ketogenic and macro-friendly at just 80 calories per serving, with 8 grams of protein and zero carbs.

Mac's Pork rinds
Mac's pork rinds nutritional facts

Baken-Ets Hot ‘N Spicy Flavored Fried Pork Skins, 1 ounce (pack of 8)

$22.95, Available on Amazon with a 5 star rating

BAKEN-ETS pork skins have been America’s favorite pork skin snack for over 50 years. Bringing you the great flavor loved for generations, they “cook each crispy, crunchy bite to perfection”.

Field Trip Pork Rinds (6 Pack Assortment)

$12.95, Available on Amazon with a 4 star rating

Try all of the flavors of Field Trip Pork Rinds. This cost effective packages includes TWO 1 oz. packages each of: (2) Crispy Cuts (Parmesan Peppercorn), (2) Crispy Cuts (Island BBQ), (2) Crispy Cuts (Sweet Chipotle).

Paleo and Keto-friendly, these pork rinds are low in carbs, high in protein, and gluten free. This brand is lower in sodium and sugar than other pork rinds on the market with no added preservatives or artificial flavors.

Field Trip Pork Rinds
Field Trip Pork Rinds Nutritional Facts

Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Cracklins—Honey Chipolte (pack of 8)

$31.99, Available on Amazon and Rated 4.5 stars

The Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Cracklins are a little sweet, a little spicy, and full on savory. This comforting snack is perfectly healthy and made with the finest ingredients!

Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds
Nutritional Facts for Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds

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In summary

If you are starting the ketogenic diet, I highly recommend stocking up on pork rinds. Use these as an afternoon snack as as a substitute for a flour breading when making chicken nuggets. Pork rinds are a staple when cutting down on your carbohydrate intake.

Have you tried any of these pork rinds? What was your favorite? I’d love to get your opinion.

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  1. Raspy

    Too many sugars in a lot of them.

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