KETO DIET Keto Dinner Ideas

KETO GREEK LEMON CHICKEN

An easy all-in-one sheet pan meal, this KETO GREEK LEMON CHICKEN is super delicious and the name says it all. Over the vegetables and chicken thighs, drizzle the bright lemon garlic marinade, pop it in the oven, and dinner is done!

When it comes to make easy keto dinners, sheet pans really shine. They simplify dinner prep tremendously if used correctly. Clean up is a snap when cooking a full meal with meat and veggies all on one pan means!

Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: greek chicken, sheet pan chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 411kcal

Ingredients

Greek Lemon Marinade

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Zest of one lemon
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley

Sheet Pan Chicken

  • (cut into 1 to 2 inch pieces) 4 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1 medium zucchini sliced ¼ inch thick
  • (skin on) 6 medium chicken thighs bone in,
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup small olives
  • ¼ cup chopped tomato

Instructions

Greek Lemon Marinade

  1. Whisk together the nutmeg, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, parsley, basil, marjoram, and olive oil in a bowl(medium).

Sheet Pan Chicken

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. On a large rimmed sheet pan, spread the cauliflower and zucchini out. Drizzle with half of marinade and toss to combined.
  2. On top of the vegetable, place the chicken, evenly space apart. Sprinkle with pepper and salt.
  3. Over the chicken, spoon the remaining marinade and spread over each thigh to coat. Until the skin of the chicken is golden brown, bake 30 to 35 minutes.
  4. Over the pan, sprinkle the olives, feta, and chopped tomato and bake FIVE more minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

Amount Per Serving
(1 thigh plus veggies)
Calories 411Calories from Fat 259
% Daily Value*
Fat 28.8g44%
Carbohydrates 7.4g2%
Fiber 2.3g9%
Protein 33.5g67%

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