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Easy Keto Pizza Chicken

By Jason Fung, MD

Easy Keto Pizza Chicken

Juicy low carb chicken thighs smothered in pizza sauce, pepperoni, and mozzarella. This easy one-pan meal will be a hit with your whole family. Recipe from All Day I Dream About Food
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6
Calories 463 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • 2 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce (without added sugar)
  • 2 oz pepperoni sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella shredded

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Heat oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium heat (if it's a cast-iron skillet, be generous with your oil to avoid sticking). Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt and pepper and to pan. Cook until lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes per side.
  • Pour pizza sauce over chicken thighs, spreading to coat. Arrange pepperoni over chicken and sprinkle with mozzarella.
  • Bake 25 minutes, then turn on broiler for a minute or two until cheese is bubbly and browned in spots.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Keto Pizza Chicken
Amount per Serving
Calories
463
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
37
g
57
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Cholesterol
 
158
mg
53
%
Sodium
 
655
mg
28
%
Potassium
 
446
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
3
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
Vitamin A
 
466
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
159
mg
16
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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