Looking for Low-Carb Chicken Recipes? We’ve gathered the best low-carb and keto-friendly chicken recipes from the best bloggers on the web. Now, they’re all in one place for easy access.
I’ve organized the recipes by type of cut, so, if you have a package of chicken legs in your fridge, you can just go to that section. So much easier than searching through loads of recipes!
Whole Chicken Recipes
A whole chicken makes an elegant meal and is perfect for entertaining. Most recipes for a whole chicken are easy to make.
Typically, you do the hands-on work to prepare a whole chicken at the beginning. Then, there is a period of hands-off time so that the chicken has time to cook.
While the chicken is cooking, you can focus on making the sides to go with dinner.
Paleo Three Ingredient Roast Chicken from Simply So Healthy–You can get this chicken in the oven in only a few minutes. This chicken makes a delicious, low-stress meal.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken from Recipes from a Pantry–This easy Air Fryer Whole Chicken is juicy with a perfectly crispy skin and is ready in just 1 hr.
Crisp and Juicy Italian Roast Chicken from Olive and Artichoke–This recipe for Italian Roast Chicken is a definite family favorite. The skin is nice and crispy and the meat is perfectly tender. It has amazing Italian flavors from garlic, lemons, onions, and seasonings like rosemary, oregano, thyme, and more delicious herbs.
Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken from On Ty’s Plate–Lemon pepper roast chicken in about an hour. Made with homemade lemon pepper seasoning. A great Sunday supper recipe!
French Roasted Chicken from What a Girl Eats–This roasted chicken uses herbs de Provence for a French flair!
Low-Carb Chicken Recipes Using Chicken Breasts (Keto-Friendly)
Chicken breasts are easy to find and the white meat has a mild flavor that most people enjoy. They are available with or without skin. Most of these recipes use boneless breasts.
You have a lot of choice of preparation when it comes to chicken breasts. There are so many different flavor profiles in the recipes below! Be sure to try them all!
Easy Low-Carb Sesame Chicken Recipe from Simply So Healthy–No need for take-out with this sesame chicken recipe!
Low-Carb Chicken Casserole from The Foodie Affair–Comfort food at its finest is found in this delicious low carb chicken casserole recipe! This is definitely a throwback to classic potluck casseroles with chicken, broccoli, and tons of gooey cheese
Keto Spanakopita Stuffed Chicken from Beauty and the Foodie–Keto Spanakopita Stuffed Chicken is a savory and delightfully cheesy, low carb, gluten-free version of Spanakopita without the phyllo dough and all the carbs.
Low Carb Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback from Low Carb No Carb–Low Carb Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback Recipe is a great Gluten-gree and Grain-Free dinner option in indulge in.
Green Goddess Chicken Salad from Divalicious Recipes–If you want a change from a grilled chicken salad covered in mayonnaise, then try this green goddess salad. A delicious combination of herbs, anchovies, sour cream and mayonnaise.
Low Carb Creamy Lemon Chicken from Stylish Cravings–This low carb creamy lemon chicken is a flavorful recipe the whole family will love! Perfect low carb chicken recipe to make ahead and use for meal prepping!
Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken from Delicious Little Bites–Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken is an incredibly easy recipe of pan-seared chicken in a creamy cilantro-lime sauce. This chicken recipe is a great option for busy weeknights. With only 3 grams of carbohydrates, it’s gluten free and perfect for those who prefer low carb or keto-friendly dishes.
Low-Carb Recipes Using Chicken Tenders
Chicken tenders are tender strips of chicken. They have a similar flavor profile to chicken breasts, but since they are thinner, they cook more quickly.
Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Tenders from Simply So Healthy–This chicken tenders are loved by everyone. Dip them in some low-carb blue cheese or ranch dressing for the full experience.
Chicken Tenders with Bacon Jalapeño Sauce from Simply So Healthy–This recipe takes chicken tenders to a whole new level with a creamy sauce with smokey bacon and spicy jalapeño.
Low-Carb Air Fried Barbeque Chicken Tenders from KimspiredDIY–Keto-friendly chicken tenders you can make in your air fryer. Yummy keto BBQ brown sugar chicken tenders everyone will love.
Almond Crusted Chicken Tenders from All Nutritious–With just 2.2g of net carbs, these almond crusted chicken tenders are a great option for your lunch or dinner! The recipe uses chicken breasts that are just so easy to deal with!
Crunchy Juicy Chicken Tenders from On and Off Keto–These crunchy keto chicken tenders are a fun meal prep idea for your entire family! Make them stove top, in the oven or in your air fryer and serve with your favorite keto-friendly dipping sauce
Low Carb Chicken Recipes Using Chicken Thighs
Chicken Thighs make a low-cost choice when it comes to buying chicken. Yet, these are some of my favorite cuts of meat!
The dark meat is flavorful and juicy. Since chicken thighs are smaller than some other cuts, they cook through more quickly. This makes them perfect for a fast meal.
Easy One Skillet Garlic Parmesan Chicken (Keto-Friendly) from Simply So Healthy–Gooey Cheese and garlic make this dish amazing. Best of all, this dinner requires only one skillet so clean-up is a breeze!
Skillet Chicken Thighs with Radishes and Asparagus from Step Away From the Carbs–These skillet chicken thighs are served with radishes and asparagus! A delicious low carb one-pan meal!
Baked Chicken Fajitas from Joy Filled Eats–Baked chicken fajitas should be on your list of delicious recipes! It’s so easy to make keto chicken fajitas by baking them, and the flavor is great! This easy fajitas recipe with boneless chicken thighs not only tastes terrific but it is healthy too.
Keto Chicken Curry Casserole from Sugar Free Londoner–There’s nothing like a good chicken curry to feed a crowd! This Keto chicken curry recipe is jam-packed with flavour.
Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken from Noshin and Num Nums–A low carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free version of the classic Jamaican spicy and savory marinated chicken that is cooked over an open flame.
Filipino Chicken Adobo from Low Carb Yum–You won’t get the traditional Filipino chicken adobo with this recipe. It uses skinless and boneless chicken thighs in a tangy vinegar marinade that’s seared to perfection.
Low Carb Chicken Recipes Using Cooked/Shredded Chicken
These recipes are perfect for using leftover chicken or even turkey. You could also use a purchased rotisserie chicken or create your own fall-apart chicken using this recipe for shredded chicken.
Low-Carb Leftover Turkey (or Chicken) Avocado Salad from Simply So Healthy–This Avocado Chicken Salad transforms that leftover chicken into a creamy salad. If you like guacamole, you will love this salad.
Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Bake from That Low Carb Life–This simple casserole starts with broccoli, cauliflower, and chicken and then gets tossed with a simple homemade Alfredo.
Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole from Keto Cooking Christian–A popular dip turned into a delicious Keto-friendly casserole and baked with gooey mozzarella cheese on top!
Leftover Chicken Soup from Simply So Healthy. This recipe for chicken soup is a great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey. This soup is sure to warm you up from the inside out.
Legs and Wing Recipes (Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly)
Legs and wings are flavorful and juicy. They are finger food, so they can be used as appetizers in addition to a main course.
Grilled Rosemary Lemon Chicken Recipe from Simply So Healthy–This recipe makes it easy to make dinner for a crowd. This recipe has hints of garlic in addition to the goodness of rosemary and lemon. You may use either legs or thighs in this recipe.
Thai Air Fryer Chicken Wings from I Heart Umami–These Air Fryer Thai Chicken Wings are unbelievably crispy. It’s hard to believe they aren’t deep fried and are so easy to make.
Strawberry Rhubarb Barbecued Chicken Wings from Simply So Healthy–This recipe boasts a unique sweet-savory homemade barbecue sauce made with rhubarb.