Low Carb and Keto Chicken Piccata with spinach, capers, and a delicious lemon butter sauce is super tasty AND tangy. An easy one-pan skillet dinner in less than 30 minutes. Your family is gonna gobble this up!
Low Carb and Keto Chicken Piccata
This chicken piccata recipe is an easy 30-minute one-pan dinner. Low carb and keto chicken piccata is so tasty with spinach, capers and a lemon cream sauce. Using chicken thighs keeps this dish an extra flavorful keto dinner idea. #chickenpiccata #chickenpiccatarecipe #ketochicken #ketogenic #ketodinner #chicken #30minutemeal #skillet #onepandinner #weeknightdinner
Why You Will Love Keto Chicken Piccata!
| It’s an easy to make one-pan recipe!
Chicken piccata is an easy one pan recipe to make start to finish it’s in your skillet and so good! 30 minutes or less to make, this is a great weeknight dinner.
| It tastes amazing
this recipe tastes amazing chicken piccata with spinach, capers, lemon, and butter chicken capers all come together and just taste amazing.
| Keto and Low Carb Recipe
With 24 grams of fat, only 2 net carbs, and 36 grams of protein, chicken piccata is perfect if you’re following a low carb and ketogenic diet!
24 g fat | 2 net carbs | 36 g protein
What To Serve With Chicken Piccata
Here are some suggestions for what to serve with Chicken Piccata:
- Mashed cauliflower
- Mashed potatoes or baked potatoes (not low carb)
- Fresh rolls (not low carb)
- Roasted asparagus or another favorite veggie
- Grilled vegetables such as Grilled Romaine Hearts
- Steamed veggies such as broccoli or cauliflower. Easy Ways to Cook Cauliflower
What You Will Need to Make Chicken Piccata
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- 8 to 10 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup of white wine
- 3 tbsp of capers
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tsp Italian seasoning
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice
- 4 tbsp butter
- 5 oz baby spinach
- 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
How To Make Low Carb Chicken Piccata
- Salt and pepper the chicken on both sides (#1).
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 5 minutes then flip over (#2).
- Add wine, capers, garlic, Italian seasoning, and chicken broth to pan. Reduce heat and simmer chicken for 8 to 10 minutes or until done (#3).
- Remove chicken from pan and keep warm. Add lemon juice and butter to the skillet. Once butter is melted, add spinach and saute until wilted and tender (#4).
- Serve chicken with spinach and sauces on top. Top with parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts. Serve and enjoy!
- The lemon butter sauce is not meant to be a thick sauce. It’s light and tasty! 🙂
- In lieu of spinach, this dish would be equally good with kale or another favorite vegetable such as zucchini or mushrooms. You could also steam asparagus in your microwave for 3 minutes and add to the pan.
- Keep chicken warm by covering a platter with foil and placing it in the oven at 150 degrees.
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- Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Bake
- Reuben Bake With Meatballs (Keto Reuben Casserole)
- Skillet Chicken Fajitas Bake (Low Carb and Keto)
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