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square feature image of low carb chicken in tomato basil cream sauce served on a white plate over zucchini noodles and garnished with extra cheese and parsley.

Low Carb Chicken in Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Bits of tender chicken in a delicious creamy sauce with sun-dried tomatoes, heavy cream, feta cheese, garlic, fresh basil, and parsley. Served over pasta, zoodles, or even riced cauliflower - this recipe is TASTY!
4.67 from 6 votes
Author Kori
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 299 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 chicken boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1" pieces
  • cup green onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 6 oz. feta cheese
  • cup fresh parsley
  • teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste
  • cooked zucchini noodles riced cauliflower, or pasta

Instructions
 

  • Add olive oil to a 12" skillet and preheat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and saute for 6 to 7 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken, set aside, and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Using the same pan, add another tablespoon of olive oil, diced green onion, and garlic. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • In the same pan, add chicken broth, heavy cream, wine, sun-dried tomatoes, tomato paste, and basil into the pan. Heat to simmer and continue cooking until liquid is reduced by half, stirring frequently. Approximately 6- 8 minutes.
  • Return chicken to pan. Heat until warm.
  • Add feta cheese, parsley, pepper, and salt. Toss well and serve over pasta, zoodles, or riced cauliflower. Adjust seasonings if necessary.

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Notes

  • Don't miss all of our helpful hints, substitution ideas, cooking tips, and other delicious recipes can be found in our post. Check it out!
  • If your sauce has gotten too thick, no problem - just add some more cream until it's the right consistency. Adjust seasoning if needed.
  • SUBSTITUTIONS: Use chicken breast instead of chicken thighs. You can also use seafood or shrimp.
  • Nutrition

    Calories: 299kcalCarbohydrates: 3.4gProtein: 26gFat: 19.9gCholesterol: 141mgSodium: 658mgFiber: 0.5gSugar: 2.3g

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