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Keto Tuscan Chicken

I am not sure I have seen this in Tuscany. I have known this dish as such for ages, and I will keep using it, so please my lovelies Tuscans, if this is not correct I beg your pardon.

However, it does honor Tuscan and Italian cuisine, as it is based on using fresh and simple ingredients, is rich in flavor, it is filling, it is heaven on a plate. I promise it will leave you with a smile after eating it. It cannot be more Tuscan than that, I promise.

Note: This time, besides what is in the recipe card, I also added a few leaves of parsley, just for a touch.

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Keto Tuscan Chicken

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  • GF
This is one of my favourite meals. It is creamy, filling and delicious. Easy to make, but will make you look like a masterchef
  • Difficulty:Easy
  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:20 mins
  • Serves:4
  • Freezable:Yes

Nutrition per portion

Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts - boneless
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • half a cup of sundried tomatoes
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock or broth
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 to 2 tbsp grated parmesan or pecorino
Method
 
  • Season the chicken breasts with the paprika, salt, pepper and chili flakes
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  • Add the chicken breasts and cook 6 to 7 minutes per side (depending on he thickness) until it is golden and almost cooked
  • Remove the chicken and let it rest for 5 minutes
  • Add the broth/stock, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic to the pan cook it for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Add the heavy cream, and the chicken breasts and simmer it for a few minutes until the sauce thickens (low heat to avoid thickening too much)
  • Add the spinach and cook it until wilted
  • Add the butter and mix until well combined
  • Sprinkle with grated Parmesan or Pecorino cheese, and the oregano and serve
 

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Passionate about the ketogenic and lowcarb lifestyle, solo traveler, passionate about helping people achieve their dreams. Amateur photographer, recipe developer, creator of the famous keto perfect bread.

2 comments

  1. Ann De Wit

    We had the Tuscan Chicken tonight ! Delicious ! For my non-keto houshold it is a big stay ! So I will be coocking it a lot more. Thanks a lot for the recipe ! xxxx

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    1. heelsandspices

      Thank you Ann!!!

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