Simple Keto Gyro – From Fresh Pork Ham

Keto Gyro from Fresh Pork Ham

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Simple Keto Gyro - From Fresh Pork Ham
This keto gyro is simple to prepare and brings the typical, delicious greek flavor & smell into your kitchen. It's satiating and suitable for keto & low carb diets, especially low carb high protein or carnivorous ones. All it needs is a nice piece of fresh pork, seasonings and some fat for marinading & frying the meat.
Keto Gyro from Fresh Pork Ham
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
people
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Ingredients
  • 900 gram pork ham fresh, without bone - one piece
  • 35 gram lard alternatively: coconut oil or heatable olive oil
Seasonings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
people
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Ingredients
  • 900 gram pork ham fresh, without bone - one piece
  • 35 gram lard alternatively: coconut oil or heatable olive oil
Seasonings
Keto Gyro from Fresh Pork Ham
Instructions
  1. First, put the piece of pork ham into the freezer for 1.5 to 2 hours. You want it to be frozen, but still cuttable. This makes the next step very easy
    Frozen Fresh Pork Ham
  2. When the meat is stiff, take it out of the freezer and cut it into thin slices
    Slicing Frozen Fresh Pork Ham
  3. After that, put the sliced meat into a big bowl & add all seasonings. Just spread them on top of the meat
  4. Now, melt the lard or coconut oil in the microwave for 20-30 seconds. If you are using heatable olive oil you don't need to melt it, of course. Then, pour the fat onto the meat and immediately start to mix everything thoroughly
    Seasoned Fresh Pork Ham Slices
  5. Afterwards, let the seasoned meat stand for about 10-15 minutes to give it a chance to soak in some seasoning. The longer you let it stand the better
  6. Next, preheat a pan (with your preferred fat for frying) to low-medium heat. Add the meat and let it fry for about 5-10 minutes with a lid on
    Frying Pork Ham Gyro
  7. Finally, remove the lid and fry for another 5-10 minutes while stirring occasionally until you have some crispy bits and roasting flavors (browned meat). Take care that you don't fry it for too long as fresh pork ham is pretty tender and can dry out fast
    Fried Pork Ham Gyro Close Up 1
Recipe Notes

To make it even better, you may prepare & marinade the meat in the morning or one day in advance and let it soak in the seasonings for a longer period of time. Simply let it stand for 1-2 hours or longer instead of 10-15 minutes. If you prepare it a day in advance, put the bowl into your fridge and cover it with cling film.

The seasonings are amazing for marinading  pork chops or spice up some ground beef, too.
In addition, you could use pork loin instead of ham or try it with other cuts.

Serve with any keto friendly side dish you like, e.g. salad, fried / baked vegetables, some eggs or simply a low carb condiment.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 323g

% Macronutrients
Amount Per Serving
Calories 838.86kcal
from Fat 620.82kcal 74%
from Protein 212.72kcal 25%
from net. Carb 1.12kcal 0%
from Fiber 4.2kcal 1%
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68.98g 41%
Carbohydrate (Netto) 0.28g 1%
Fiber 2.1g 7%
Protein 53.18g 53%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie ketogenic diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% net.carbs). Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs and goals.

 

Avocado Deviled Eggs – With Parmesan Cheese & Cayenne Pepper

Avocado Deviled Eggs

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Avocado Deviled Eggs - With Parmesan Cheese & Cayenne Pepper
These avocado deviled eggs with parmesan cheese are super easy to prepare in under 30 minutes. They are an awesome snack, side dish or appetizer and perfectly suited for keto and low carb diets. In addition, they are extremely satiating and nutrient dense with their high amount of healthy fats from the avocado and micro nutrients from the eggs.
Avocado Deviled Eggs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
eggs
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
eggs
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Ingredients
Seasonings
Avocado Deviled Eggs
Instructions
  1. First, boil the eggs in a pot for about 10 minutes until solid and chill them with cold water afterwards. Make sure that all eggs are completely covered with water while cooking
    Boiling Eggs in Pot
  2. Next, peel the eggs and cut them in half
    Boiled Egg Halves
  3. Take out the egg yolks, put them into the container of your food processor..
    Seperated Egg Yolks in Food Processor
  4. ..and keep the hollowed egg whites on a cutting board or big plate
    Boiled Egg White Halves
  5. Then, add the avocado, Parmesan cheese, remoulade and all seasonings to the yolks
    Avocado Deviled Eggs Stuffing before Mincing
  6. Now, mix / mince everything in the food processor for 1-2 minutes until it is a homogeneous mixture
    Avocado Deviled Eggs Stuffing
  7. Finally, use a spoon to stuff the egg whites with the mixture
    Avocado Deviled Eggs on Cutting Board
Recipe Notes

Tip: If you make sure to cool the eggs down completely it is very easy to remove the yolks. Simply turn one egg half after another with the yolk side down, squeeze gently and the yolk should pop right out.

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59 gram (1 egg)

% Macronutrients
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99.34kcal
from Fat 73.98kcal 74%
from Protein 24.32kcal 24%
from net. Carb 1.04kcal 1%
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.22g 5%
Carbohydrate (Netto) 0.26g 1%
Protein 6.08g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie ketogenic diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% net.carbs). Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs and goals.