Keto Lemon Chicken Thighs

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One of our favorite sheet pan recipes is these easy-to-make keto lemon chicken thighs. They’re juicy, zesty, affordable, and very low-carb.

Keto lemon chicken thighs on a sheet pan.
Delicious and juicy keto lemon chicken thighs recipe. Low-carb meal on a budget.

This keto lemon chicken thighs recipe makes four servings. One serving is one chicken thigh with 1/4 of the vegetables.

Store lemon chicken thighs in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Ingredients

  • 4 Chicken Thighs, bone-in, skin on
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Lemon, zest, and juice
  • 1 teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 Red Onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 Lemon, cut into wedges
  • 8 ounces of Green Beans, fresh
  • 1 Red Pepper, deseeded and sliced

How To Make Keto Lemon Chicken Thighs

  1. Add the chicken, one tablespoon of oil, lemon zest, half the lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat your oven to 200C/400F.
  3. Place the chicken (skin side up), red onion, and half the lemon wedges onto your sheet pan.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. While the chicken is baking, place the green beans, red pepper, remaining oil, and lemon juice into a bowl. Mix well.
  6. Add the vegetable mixture around the par-cooked chicken.
  7. Bake for another 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Serve immediately with the remaining lemon wedges.
Keto lemon chicken thighs on a sheet pan.

Keto Lemon Chicken Thighs

One of our favorite sheet pan recipes is these easy-to-make keto lemon chicken thighs. They’re juicy, zesty, affordable, and very low-carb.

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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Matt Dobson

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Ingredients

  • 4 whole Chicken thighs Bone in. skin on.
  • 2 tbs Olive oil Extra virgin
  • 1 whole Lemon Zested, juiced and cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ground pepper
  • 1 whole Red onion Cut into wedges
  • 8 oz Green beans
  • 1 whole Red pepper Deseeded and sliced

Instructions

  • Add the chicken, one tablespoon of oil, lemon zest, half the lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well and marinate for 30 minutes.
    4 whole Chicken thighs, 2 tbs Olive oil, 1 whole Lemon, 1 tsp Garlic powder, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tbsp Ground pepper
  • Preheat your oven to 200C/400F.
  • Place the chicken (skin side up), red onion, and half the lemon wedges onto your sheet pan.
    1 whole Red onion, 1 whole Lemon
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • While the chicken is baking, place the green beans, red pepper, remaining oil, and lemon juice into a bowl. Mix well.
    1 whole Lemon, 8 oz Green beans, 1 whole Red pepper, 2 tbs Olive oil
  • Add the vegetable mixture around the par-cooked chicken.
  • Bake for another 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve immediately with the remaining lemon wedges.

Notes

 
Storing: Store lemon chicken thighs in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 2thighs | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 1173mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 816IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg
Made this recipe?Tag me at @myketokitchen
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Matt Dobson

I am the founder of My Keto Kitchen. I am a nutritionist, cooking enthusiast, and part-time Van Lifer! Along with a qualified chef, we have created a collection of delicious and healthy recipes.

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