These keto chicken recipes are sure to become a part of your dinner rotation, preventing you from falling into your own mealtime rut!
Having delicious and flavorful go-to recipes is very important when eating low-carb, and I love using chicken for high-protein meals. I also love how versatile it is and can be enjoyed by your whole household, even picky eaters.
These easy chicken dinners are keto-friendly, low in carbs, and incredibly flavorful. You will undoubtedly discover a new go-to dish for dinner on weeknights, special occasions, and beyond.
Fried Chicken Breast
For any occasion, fried chicken breast is the ideal comfort food. This flavorful chicken is delicious on its own or with some amazing sides for a meal that will please even the pickiest eaters!
Instant Pot Chicken Curry
Making chicken curry in the instant pot is one of the best ways to make this mouthwatering dish. Pressure cooker chicken curry is not only delicious but also nutritious and healthy.
Keto Chicken Noodle Soup
This recipe for keto chicken noodle soup is ideal for meal preparation and can be enjoyed by the entire family. With only two net carbs, this easy shirataki chicken noodle soup recipe is a perfect low-carb replacement for traditional chicken noodle soup.
Air Fryer Cornish Hen
The meat on these small chickens is extremely tender and simple to prepare. These succulent cornish hens are compact enough to cook in an air fryer, and they come out so perfectly juicy!
Air Fryer Whole Chicken Wings
Instead of separating chicken wings into drumettes, wingettes, or flats, cook them whole. These wings have a skin that is deliciously flavorful and wonderfully crispy. They make a great after-school snack or game-day dish.
Ninja Foodi Whole Chicken
You don't have to buy a whole rotisserie chicken from the grocery store; you can make your own in the Ninja Foodi. Despite its intimidating appearance, it is simple to prepare and very delicious.
Air Fryer Chicken Breast
Air-fried chicken breast is so convenient and super easy to prepare. And it's made with no breading, which makes it keto-friendly. This recipe is great for meal preparation and has loads of flavor!
Chicken Pepper Soup
Pepper soup can be made with almost any part of a chicken. Thighs, drumsticks, wings, or the breast are common parts used. Since it doesn't have any bones, I personally like to use chicken breast. My family can enjoy every spoonful of this soup and chicken in this manner.
Chicken Hearts With Mushrooms
Organ meats like chicken hearts—also known as offal meat—are extremely nutritious and beneficial. And they taste amazing when seasoned properly!
Pumpkin Chicken Curry
You don't have to wait for pumpkin season to make this mouthwatering curry. I make it using canned pumpkin, and it tastes amazing. And with just the right amount of spices, you will be licking your fingers in no time!
Eggplant Chicken Stew
Eggplant, also referred to as aubergine, is a flavorful and adaptable vegetable that can be prepared in various ways. When cooked with chicken, it makes for a super delicious and filling stew!
Frequently Asked Questions
On the keto diet, every part of the chicken part is allowed since they contain zero or very few carbs. So, it's all up to your preference and personal taste. You can enjoy chicken thighs, wings, legs, and even offal meat like chicken liver, hearts, and gizzards.
You can have as much chicken as you want on the keto diet. Of course, it is always a great idea to balance it with other food sources like veggies and healthy fats.
It depends on how it is prepared. If sugar is added, then it won't be keto-friendly. But if made with just the chicken and spices, then it is low carb and can be enjoyed on a keto diet.
20 Best Keto Chicken Recipes
- Season the chicken breasts with the chicken seasoning.
- Heat the olive oil in a skillet or cast iron pan.
- When heated, arrange the chicken in the pan.
- Cook for 5 minutes on each side on high heat or until it's golden brown.
- Use your favorite seasoning to make it yours.
- Add more pepper if you like it spicy.
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