50 Best Low-Carb and Keto Chicken Recipes


21. Creamy Low-Carb Chicken Breasts, Fennel & Bacon With A Cauliflower And Nutmeg Mash

Creamy Low-Carb Chicken Breasts, Fennel & Bacon With A Cauliflower And Nutmeg Mash

Detailed recipe and credit – whatsforsupper-juno.blogspot.hu

For a very low-carb meal, you can enjoy this fennel chicken with bacon and cauliflower mash. As one of those low-carb chicken recipes that uses bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts, you may find this entrée to be just a little bit different from most. The key to this recipe is to brown the chicken to a perfect golden brown on the outside which will give the entire dish a depth of flavor so intense you will be amazed. The nutmeg in the cauliflower mash pairs it well with the fennel and leeks in the chicken for a well planned duo. The creative mix of flavors is what sets this recipe apart.

22. Lemon Ginger Chicken Thighs

Lemon Ginger Chicken Thighs

Detailed recipe and credit – bhg.com

This is a nearly no carb chicken recipe with a blast of citrus flavor from lemon and ginger. On top of that, it is budget-friendly and so simple to make as it really only has six ingredients plus the chicken. The Oriental hints of this recipe make you feel like you are eating in a restaurant when you really prepared this entrée at home. It pairs well with rice or potatoes for a gluten free delight. It is also easy to clean up as it only requires one pan.

23. Saffron Chicken With Parsley And Lemon

Saffron Chicken With Parsley And Lemon

Detailed recipe and credit – kalynskitchen.com

Though saffron is known as one of the world’s most expensive spices, you only need a small amount to achieve the sweet flavor. Easy to prepare and using only one pot, this dish can be made with chicken breasts or thighs. With its many health benefits, saffron is infused into the sauce that the chicken cooks in, so the low-carb chicken becomes a robust, juicy and luscious treat. The lemon and parsley also add a new level of flavor perfect for the dish. This is an interesting chicken recipe you need to try.

24. Baked Spinach Provolone Chicken Breast

Baked Spinach Provolone Chicken Breast

Detailed recipe and credit – tastefulventure.com

Provolone cheese and spinach stuffed inside of a seasoned chicken breast is a heavenly combination and so very healthy too. The tender, baby spinach leaves are sautéed with garlic for an incredible flavor boost, and the cheese adds a smoky flavor that melts into a gooey temptation. And, if you have never tried to butterfly a chicken breast before, it is a super simple way to make ordinary chicken into something really special. You’ll be  a master at this method in no time! Since it is essentially a carb-free chicken dish, this recipe is perfect for those on diets like Atkins.

25. Low-Carb Chicken Alla Puttanesca

Low-Carb Chicken Alla Puttanesca

Detailed recipe and credit – supergoldenbakes.com

Puttanesca is a sauce typically placed over pasta. Since pasta is not usually part of a low-carb diet, you can substitute courgette/zucchini noodles and add chicken for a complete low-carb meal. With ingredients like tomatoes, garlic, and anchovies, the Puttanesca sauce is rich with amazing flavors. Even if you don’t think you like anchovies, they really give this dish the salty edge it needs to be awesome. And, if you love anchovies, then feel free to add some extra fillets, either whole or chopped, as they are also very low in carbs and add yet another layer to the goodness of this recipe. This fancy dish is perfect for serving at parties as no one will suspect it is low carb!

26. Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Enchilada Meatloaf Muffins

Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Enchilada Meatloaf Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – ambitiouskitchen.com

Really cute, portion-controlled mini meatloaves, without the meat, are a perfect pairing for a crisp salad or other fresh vegetables. Packed with their own vegetables, quinoa, chicken, and spices, these tasty beauties are full of vitamins, minerals, and protein while also being, low in fat and carbs. Baked in muffin tins, red pepper and onion mix with chili powder, enchilada sauce, and cilantro for a Mexican flair. And, of course, they are topped with melty cheese for an extra special touch.

27. Low Carb Chicken And Broccoli Alfredo

Low Carb Chicken And Broccoli Alfredo

Detailed recipe and credit – daydreamkitchen.com

Creamy, cheesy alfredo sauce tops this chicken and broccoli for an incredible taste sensation. This dish starts with lightly steamed broccoli and tender chicken. The alfredo sauce is made from delicious cream, butter, and fresh parmesan cheese. Mix them together and the decadent delight that results will leave you wanting more. You will not even miss the pasta that is traditionally in these new, low-carb foods. Extra sauce is a great way to substitute the missing pasta.

28. Grilled Stuffed Chicken Italiano Recipe

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Italiano Recipe

Detailed recipe and credit – blommi.com

Chicken stuffed with mozzarella cheese, baby spinach leaves, and roasted red peppers creates a healthy, low-carb chicken dish that your family will love. Requiring no pots or pans and only 4 ingredients plus the chicken, this meal is easy to prepare and easy to clean up. This chicken can be grilled indoors or out, and is basted with low fat Italian dressing to keep it moist but low in fat. This is an entrée you can enjoy while following the Weight Watchers Plan. Fitting in to so many diets, this recipe is a definite win.

29. Texas Chicken Nachos

Texas Chicken Nachos

Detailed recipe and credit – realfoodbydad.com

For a twist on the traditional nacho dish, try this low-carb chicken recipe for Texas Chicken Nachos. The chicken itself replaces any nacho chips, but it is sliced thin and cut into strips for the ultimate finger food. Seasoned with chili powder, cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper, this spicy chicken will wake up your mouth. Add the sliced jalapenos and some gooey cheddar cheese, and this dish is just about perfect for game day. The nacho chips will never be missed!

Read Also: Low-Carb Dutch Recipe with Chicken

30. Slow Cooker Greek Chicken

Slow Cooker Greek Chicken

Detailed recipe and credit – chef-in-training.com

Greek spices are rubbed into this chicken that can be easily cooked in a slow cooker for a tender and flavorful meal. The slow cooker makes the cooking task simple and it does not heat up the house, making this a perfect summertime meal. It is also fantastic to throw everything in one pot and go! Add some feta cheese and veggies, and you have a great meal with very little effort. This Greek-style, essentially carb free chicken can also be served as a gyro as a great way to serve the leftovers for lunch or another dinner.

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