Are you tired of the same old boring chicken recipes? My friends, I am about to blow your mind. This keto butter chicken is tender, juicy, and sweet and will make you forget that you are eating healthy! The perfect balance of flavor and the melt in your mouth deliciousness is going to have you coming back for more.
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Keto Butter Chicken
This great keto butter chicken recipe is delicious enough for dinner parties and special occasions, but easy enough to add it to your weeknight meal list. No more boring chicken recipes here!
What is Needed to Make Keto Butter Chicken?
This recipe is quite easy to make and you really don’t need too many things to make it happen, here is a list of what is needed to make keto honey butter chicken at home:
- Ingredients (listed below in the recipe)
- Medium Size Mixing Bowl
That’s it. That is all you need to make this keto butter chicken recipe. Sounds easy, right?
How to Make Keto Butter Chicken
Place the oil in a skillet over medium high heat on the stove.
Add the chicken to the skillet, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Saute until the chicken is cooked through, and remove any excess oil.
In a bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
Pour the honey butter sauce over the chicken, and reduce the heat to medium. Saute until the sauce has thickened.
How Long Does This Keto Butter Chicken Recipe Take?
Would you believe me if I told you that this recipe takes less than 45 minutes from start to finish? Yep, it's true! With just 20 minutes of prep time, you’ll be ready to pop it in the skillet and cook the chicken for 20 to 25 minutes. That’s it! Less than 45 minutes and you’ll have this delicious keto chicken dinner ready to eat!
How Many Carbs are in Keto Butter Chicken?
A typical honey butter chicken recipe has anywhere from 20 to 30 grams of carbs per serving, whereas this keto honey butter chicken has just 1 net carb per serving. That is definitely a keto win!
This keto butter chicken recipe makes 4 servings.
Is Honey Keto Friendly?
Regular honey is not keto friendly. There are 17 grams of carbs in a single tablespoon of honey. This recipe, however, calls for sugar free honey therefore it is most definitely keto friendly.
Can Keto Butter Chicken Be Used for Meal Prep?
I am all about saving time where I can and meal prep is a fantastic way to save time. This recipe is great for meal prep. You can refrigerate it for use in the upcoming days or freeze it if you plan to wait longer.
How to Refrigerate Keto Butter Chicken
Allow the chicken to cool, then place it in an airtight container. Store chicken in the fridge for up to 3 days. It tastes just as good warmed up.
How to Freeze Keto Butter Chicken
Keep in mind that the crispiness of the chicken will definitely be affected by freezing this recipe, however, the taste will not be affected by it. In order to store it properly in the freezer, you should allow the chicken to cool. Once it is cool to the touch, you can place it into a freezer safe, airtight container and store it in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Tips for Making the Best Keto Butter Chicken
Here are the best tips I have found to be useful for making the best keto butter chicken:
- Use boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- Remove all of the excess oil (extra oil will affect the sauce)
- Generously season and cover the chicken with the honey mixture
What Should Be Served with Keto Butter Chicken?
This keto butter chicken recipe is great because it can be served with just about anything! Here are some great ideas:
Cauliflower Potato Salad
This cauliflower potato salad makes a great side dish for just about any keto meal, this chicken dish is no exception.
Keto Creamy Risotto
This keto creamy risotto tastes divine when paired with this keto honey butter chicken.
Broccoli Salad with Bacon
This broccoli salad with bacon comes packed with flavor and tastes amazing next to this keto butter chicken.
You can't go wrong with this keto garlic asparagus. It is a crowd AND family pleaser!
Other Keto Chicken Dinners
Keto Butter Chicken
- 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into pieces
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ cup sugar free honey
- 2 tablespoons gluten free soy sauce (or coconut aminos or No soy soy sauce)
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 6 tablespoons butter, melted
- Place the oil in a skillet over medium high heat on the stove.
- Add the chicken to the skillet, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Saute until the chicken is cooked through, and remove any excess oil.
- In a bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
- Pour the honey butter sauce over the chicken, and reduce the heat to medium.
- Saute until the sauce has thickened.
- Serve immediately.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 499Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 253mgSodium: 950mgCarbohydrates: 1gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 42g
Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!