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Healthy Low Carb Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bake

This simple low carb chicken dish is easy to make and packed with great Mediterranean flavours. It's quickly becoming a family favourite in our house!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 to 8 servings
Calories 441 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 14- ounce can quartered artichoke hearts drained
  • 1 2.5- ounce can sliced black olives drained
  • 1 15- ounce can low sugar tomato sauce
  • 2 cups shredded Italian cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat until shimmering and hot. Sprinkle chicken all over with salt and pepper. Add chicken thighs to pan and brown both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer thighs to a large 9x13 casserole dish and arrange in a single layer. Sprinkle with artichoke hearts and black olives.
  4. Pour tomato sauce over top and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Turn oven to broil and cook another 2 to 3 minutes, to lightly brown cheese on top.
  5. Remove from oven and sprinkle with fresh basil.

Recipe Notes

Serves 6 to 8. For 6 servings, each serving has 10.61 g of carbs and 2.82 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 7.79 g.

Food energy: 441kcal
Total fat: 20.53g
Calories from fat: 184
Cholesterol: 190mg
Carbohydrate: 10.61g
Total dietary fiber: 2.82g
Protein: 46.36g

Nutrition Facts
Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 185
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.53g32%
Cholesterol 190mg63%
Carbohydrates 10.61g4%
Fiber 2.82g11%
Protein 46.36g93%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.