How to Make Great Low Carb Chicken Recipes

low carb chicken recipes

Yes, low carb chicken recipes are perfectly suited for a low carb diet! Chicken is extremely high in protein and low in carbohydrates. Even if you need an ideal macro ratio, leaner cuts like chicken thighs or legs are perfectly fine, as long as you cook them using fat, like this low-fat pan seared chicken recipe from the cookbook. If you have never cooked chicken using any type of fat before, it’s actually very simple. Most people learn how to make baked chicken from scratch when they are first trying to drop the fat count in their diet, because it’s such a simple food to prepare.

Most low carb chicken recipes call for boneless, skinless chicken breasts. If you’re used to eating chicken breasts that have been seasoned and breaded, they can be incredibly difficult to eat on a Ketogenic diet. However, they are also very delicious! Instead of buns, you can bake the chicken in a skillet. The skinless cuts of chicken in a skillet make the most delicious low carb chicken recipes, especially if they come coated in a barbecue sauce.

An Overview

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There are many wonderful low carb chicken recipes that include chicken thighs. Chicken thighs are a favorite of many people (and their doctors), so if you decide to use chicken thighs in your recipes, be sure to check with your physician first. But if you use skinless chicken thighs, they make excellent keto chicken fillets and are very tasty.

Another great low carb chicken recipe is the butter chicken recipe from the same book I mentioned above. This recipe calls for butter chicken, which is basically a skinless chicken breast covered in butter. I don’t know why the author didn’t include this in the book. It sounds delicious, and it really is. In fact, the only negative I can say about this low carb chicken recipe is that you’ll need to drain the chicken well before putting it in the pan – and I do recommend getting a deep dish to go with it to avoid “cavity.”

Low Carb Chicken Recipes

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If you’re a fan of shredded mozzarella cheese, you’ll love this low carb chicken recipe. In fact, shredded mozzarella chicken is one of the most popular low carb chicken recipes out there, and it’s one of the best ways to enjoy the low carb lifestyle in the comfort of your own home. In this recipe, you combine shredded mozzarella cheese and chicken bouillon along with white wine, oregano, chicken broth, chicken fat (or coconut oil if using coconut oil), chicken stock, chicken broth, and soy sauce. Bring all this to a boil and simmer for thirty minutes.

If you’d rather go with another favorite low carb chicken recipes, you might want to try this low carb chicken dish with broccoli. Use fresh noodles in this recipe, as the noodles can add a nice flavor to the dish, especially if they’re Japanese shiitake or udon. Cook the noodles according to package directions, and set aside. Combine three parts of the chicken broth with two of the desired flavors (tea or soy, if using soy) and mix together. Once mixed, heat up your frying pan and once done, turn the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Lightly fry each piece, then add in the broccoli and seasonings.

The best keto low carb chicken recipes will not only taste great, but are also healthy. Many of these recipes contain ingredients that you wouldn’t normally think of as food. For example, there’s cilantro, which is normally used to add extra flavor to Chinese foods, and tomatoes, which are naturally high in antioxidants. By blending these two ingredients together, you can make a delicious dish that’s both low carb and full of nutrients.


If you like to cook whole chickens, one of the best low carb chicken recipes out there will use chicken thighs instead. Chicken thighs are usually cut into thin layers so they cook more quickly, and they have a lot of lean muscle. Thighs make a great meal, especially when paired with a baked sweet potato. Just dice up the chicken thighs and mix them in with the sweet potato along with some additional veggies (such as carrots), herbs (such as rosemary), and seasoning. If your chicken dish is already delicious, simply add in the vegetable mixture and bake it on the top rack of your oven for an extra crisp and flavorful result.

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