Southern Pork Rinds Recipe

Pork rinds have long been a beloved traditional Southern snack. Whether served fresh or cooked and seasoned, these crispy little treats are a flavorful bite for any time of day. This recipe for Southern-style pork rinds puts a tasty spin on an already-versatile treat. Thickly sliced, lightly breaded pork rinds are fried to a golden-brown crisp and finished with a dusting of classic Southern seasoning. The result is a mouthwatering snack that you and your family is sure to love.


– 1 cup all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon onion powder
– ½ teaspoon paprika
– ½ teaspoon dried oregano
– 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
– 2 cups pork rinds, thickly sliced
– ¼ cup of your favorite Southern seasoning blend


1. Prepare a shallow dish by combining the all-purpose flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and oregano. Mix the ingredients together until well-combined.

2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

3. Dip the pork rind slices in the flour mixture, coating each piece completely.

4. Place the coated slices in the hot oil and fry until golden-brown, flipping occasionally.

5. Remove the pork rinds from the skillet and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to allow the excess oil to drain.

6. Once the oil has been drained, transfer the pork rinds to a large bowl and sprinkle the Southern seasoning blend evenly over the top.

7. Toss the pork rinds to coat them in the seasoning, then serve. Enjoy!