The Easiest Pork Rind Nachos

The Easiest Pork Rind Nachos

December 08, 2022 3 min read

Pork rind nachos are a great way to get your crunchy and salty fix without all the fat from traditional fried chips. The combination of pork rinds, cheddar cheese, jalapeño peppers, cherry tomatoes, onions, and cilantro creates an irresistible flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds.

You're on a low carb diet and you're looking for new, no bake, tasty keto recipes that you can cook for dinner? This keto nachos recipe using pork rinds is so easy to make that you can have a delicious snack in no time at all.

Are Pork Rind Nachos Keto-Friendly?

First, let's take a look at the nutritional facts of pork rinds. They are generally high in fat and low in carbohydrates, making them a great fit for the keto diet. They are also a good source of protein, containing up to 20 grams per 4 oz bag. As a bonus, pork rinds are gluten free and naturally contain no sugar or trans fat.

Now let's consider the nutritional value of traditional nachos. The chips themselves are usually made from corn and other starches, meaning they are high in carbohydrates and low in fat - a killer for your low carb keto diet.

To make pork rind keto nachos, try using a cheese or beef substitute instead of traditional tortilla chips. You can also use low-carb vegetables like peppers or onions as a base. Once you've topped your pork rind nachos with the desired ingredients, these easy keto nachos with pork rinds should be much lower in net carbs and higher in fat than traditional nachos.

How to Serve Pork Rind Nachos

Pork rind nachos can be the perfect snack or meal option when you're in the mood for something crunchy, salty, and delicious. They are easy to make and can be customized with whatever ingredients you have on hand.Unlike other recipes, this is something you can make in no time and serve immediately.

You can serve pork rind low carb nachos as an appetizer, side dish, or mid-day snack. You can even layer pork rinds with your favorite pepper jack shredded cheese, cream cheese, peppers, avocado, onions, beans, and any other toppings to serve as a main dish.You can even add taco seasoning, avocado oil, chili powder, melted cheese sauce, sour cream and all the flavors that you love in order to make the tasty nachos even more interesting.

Enjoy the crunchy, cheesy goodness whenever you’re in the mood for this great recipe!

How to Store Pork Rind Nachos

Now that you know how to make keto nachos, let's see what's the best way to store it. To store your pork rind nachos after cooking, first, let them cool completely to room temperature. Then transfer to an airtight container or resealable bag and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. If you plan on using the nachos later in the week, you can also freeze them for up to 3 months.

Before tossing them in the freezer, let the nachos cool completely, then lightly wrap or cover them with plastic wrap, baking sheet or parchment paper and place them in a resealable freezer bag. When ready to eat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and gently reheat on the stove or in the oven(use medium heat or medium high heat). This will help keep the keto nachos crispy and delicious!

Keto Pork Rind Nachos Recipe


  • 4 ounces of your favorite Pork Rinds or Chicharrones
  • 1/2 cup sliced jalapeño peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup black beans, warmed
  • Optional: 2 cups cooked ground beef, carne asada, or other Mexican-inspired taco meat
  • 1.5 cups mexican queso cheese, warmed
  • 16 ounces salsa, served on the side


  1. Heat up black beans, Mexican queso, and meat (if using) in a large skillet.
  2. While the toppings warm, slice and chop the vegetables.
  3. Let the assembly begin! Evenly lay the store bought pork rinds out on a serving platter.
  4. Seductively drizzle the warm queso cheese across the pork rinds.
  5. Drain the beans and remove any excess moisture. Sprinkle evenly across the nachos. If using shredded chicken, ground beef, carnitas, or other kinds of meat, add it here.
  6. Now, shower the nachos with jalapenos and red onions.
  7. As any professional chef should, let the cilantro rain down from the sky upon your delicious meat and bean platter.
  8. We suggest that you serve these keto nachos with salsa on the side. Why? Turns out that salsa can make pork rinds a little soggy. These delicious nachos with pork rinds may also work perfectly with guacamole sauce.
  9. Say goodbye to regular tortilla nachos. We promise that you'll never go back! And don't worry about the carbs and calories!


15 minutes


8 servings