If you love pork rinds for a salty snack or side dish with a roast, you'll need to make sure you are synning your crackling on the slimming world plan to avoid it affecting your weight loss.
Pork crackling typically has 12.5 syns for a 40g serving making it very high in syns, we would suggest only having a small portion of crackling for a snack to help keep syns low.
To find out more about why pork crackling is so high in syns, some syn values of crackling and some low syn snack alternatives, we've created a guide with everything you need to know below.
At 12.5 syns for a small 40g serving, pork crackling is very high in syns, consuming nearly all of your daily 15 syn allowances. This crackling is high in syns due to the fat content, with a 40g having between 18-22g of fat, it's also very high in sodium so should only be eaten in moderation.
That being said, pork crackling is a good snack to choose if you are looking for something high in protein and low in carbs.
Pork crackling varies in syns according to the brand and seasoning the crackling has, we've listed some syn values below to help keep you on track when you snacking.
Although finding a substitute for pork crackling can be difficult you can find some low syn alternatives such as bacon strips or jerky which are high in protein and low in carbs.
We've listed a few alternative snacks to try out below.
Overall, as long as your syns allow, you can happily enjoy some pork crackling as a snack in the slimming world, however, we recommend weighing your portion to avoid overeating these rinds since they are very high in fat and sodium.
To save syns we recommend choosing puffs or straw versions of pork crackling in order to reduce syns or check out our low syn alternatives above if you are looking for a high protein crisp type snack.