Puffy and crispy, this Ranch Pork Rinds Recipe adds a deeper dimension of flavor with a sprinkling of ranch dressing.

They are cooked in the air fryer and served in minutes for a quick low-carb snack, or appetizer to serve on game day. Chances are guests won’t be able to stop themselves from devouring these warm, salty Southern snacks.

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Ranch Pork Rinds Recipe

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The Best Pork Rinds!

  • What are pork rinds? They are the fried and roasted skin of the pig. Generally, they are a puffy and crispy chip-like snack that can be found at most supermarkets.
  • Because they are high in fat and low in carbohydrates they are considered keto.
  • Pork rinds can also be made from scratch in the air fryer.
  • This recipe makes the best pork rinds because it adds a new flavorful dimension. After all, they are flavored and seasoned with ranch dressing and air-fried. Use this Low Carb Ranch Dressing & Dip instead of the store-bought variety.

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Ingredients & Variations

THE RINDS: Pork rinds come in a variety of flavorings. Remember to purchase the rinds that have no added flavorings.

DRESSING: Make low-carb ranch dressing at home or purchase the local supermarket.

How To Make Ranch Pork Rinds?

The air fryer makes pork rinds extra crispy and delicious!

  1. Preheat the air fryer (as per the recipe below).
  2. Place pork rinds in the air fryer basket.
  3. Cook. Remove from basket and toss with seasonings.

To Cook In Oven: Place pork rinds on a baking sheet and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with seasonings.

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Wrap leftover pork rinds in a paper towel and place in an air tight container or zippered bag. Store them this way at room temperature for about 3 days. For a longer duration, be sure to store in the refrigerator for about a week.

It is not advised to freeze pork rinds because they don’t thaw well. So go ahead, eat them up!

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Ranch Pork Rinds Recipe

This is the best pork rinds recipe because it's quick and easy to make in the air fryer!
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly



  • 1 bag pork rinds 5 ounce bag
  • 2 Tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt


  • Preheat air fryer to 350°F.
  • Place pork rinds in a single layer in air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 1-2 minutes or until warm.
  • Place in a bowl and toss with seasonings.


Store any leftovers in an airtight container.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 877mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American

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