Keto Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken

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This easy keto-friendly sun dried tomato chicken is a great weeknight low-carb dinner that’s ready in just 30 minutes with only 5 ingredients (not counting pantry staples like spices). Serve with a side salad, cauliflower rice or spaghetti squash noodles for a complete meal!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs6.1 grams
Protein32.2 grams
Fat43.4 grams
Calories553 kcal

Calories from carbs 4%, protein 24%, fat 72%

Total carbs7.5 gramsFiber1.4 gramsSugars1.7 gramsSaturated fat19.9 gramsSodium819 mg(36% RDA)Magnesium57 mg(14% RDA)Potassium665 mg(33% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

  • 1/4 cup reserved olive oil from jarred sun-dried tomatoes (60 ml)
  • 6 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless (750 g/ 1.3 lb)
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided (90 g/ 3.2 oz)
  • 1 tsp sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (110 g/ 3.9 oz)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream (360 ml/ 12 fl oz)

Instructions

  1. Place 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, the salt, and the pepper on a plate and dredge the chicken through it to coat.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Sear the chicken 4-5 minutes per side until golden brown, remove from skillet and set aside.
    Keto Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
  3. Add the garlic, Italian seasoning, and sun dried tomatoes to the skillet and cook 1-2 minutes.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream and the remaining parmesan and whisk to combine.
    Keto Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
  5. Add the chicken back to the skillet and cook 5 more minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Serve alongside low-carb sides such as cauli-rice.
    Keto Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
  6. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days, reheat on the stovetop over medium heat.
    Keto Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g9 g80 kcal
Chicken thighs (skinless, boneless, raw)
0 g24.6 g5.2 g151 kcal
Parmesan cheese
0.5 g5.4 g3.9 g59 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0.1 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Sun-dried tomatoes (in oil, drained)
3.2 g0.9 g2.6 g39 kcal
Garlic, fresh
0.6 g0.1 g0 g3 kcal
Italian seasoning (mixed herbs)
0.2 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Cream, heavy whipping, pouring, full-fat (30-40% fat)
1.6 g1.1 g22.8 g220 kcal
Total per serving
6.1 g32.2 g43.4 g553 kcal
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As a new Keto follower, I feel somewhat overwhelmed so you recipe is simple, very appealing and most of all thank you for suggesting side dishes to go along.  Can't wait for dinner tonight.

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Thank you Andree, I hope you enjoy!

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A quick question regarding recipes on your blog that are contributed by others. I know you use FDA info for your recipe nutritional stats and really appreciate that. Do you verify the nutritional numbers on those contributed recipes?

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Hi Kim, that is correct. All recipes are created using our KetoDiet App. Here's more about the accuracy of our database: Barcode Scanning and Food Database in the KetoDiet App

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