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!
You'll ❤️ 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
🥗 How To Serve
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
🥘 Ingredients and Tools
- 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
Here's how to make this low carb chicken piccata recipe:
- 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!
💭 Helpful Tips
- 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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