Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake

Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake

I can’t tell you how many times I have made this delicious Keto Paprika Chicken recipe. What started off as some simple chicken thighs baked in paprika has evolved into a one tray bake bursting with flavour, and paired with tender roasted cauliflower and spicy chorizo.


With a few dollops of greek yoghurt on top, it becomes such a moreish dish that you will fall in love.

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Using walnuts adds an extra textural element to the dish, and serving the tray bake on a bed of fresh rocket gets your greens in and provides some freshness from the rich paprika sauce.


I suggest making the sauce first and then marinating the chicken while you prepare the rest of the dish. If you work quickly, this can be on the table in 40 minutes!

If you are after other easy Keto one tray bake meals, try some of these;

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

Keto Sausage Feta Bake

Keto Butter Lemon Chicken

Oven Baked Keto Lamb Koftas

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Keto Paprika Chicken with Cauliflower & Chorizo

This simple dish is a show stopper. Perfect for entertaining a group, serve it up on a large serving platter and let everyone go to town! Easily doubled or tripled and perfect for a flavoursome weeknight meal. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 626 kcal


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 head cauliflower chopped into small florets
  • 1 spicy chorizo 1/2 cm slices
  • 1/2 cup walnuts


To Serve

  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • 200 grams rocket
  • 1/2 cup greek yoghurt


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / 392F and grease a medium sized baking dish. 

  2. Whisk together the sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and add the chicken thighs to marinate while you prepare the remaining ingredients. 

  3. Cut the cauliflower into small florets and slice the chorizo in half lengthways, and then in 1/2 cm pieces. 

  4. Scatter the cauliflower and chorizo in the bottom of the baking dish, then add the chicken and sauce to the dish and toss all to coat everything with the paprika marinade. Sprinkle the walnuts over the top. 

  5. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. 

  6. Serve on top of a bed of rocket with fresh lemon wedges and dollops of greek yoghurt. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Paprika Chicken with Cauliflower & Chorizo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 626 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 139mg46%
Sodium 915mg40%
Potassium 935mg27%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 2175IU44%
Vitamin C 63.6mg77%
Calcium 172mg17%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet and all calculations are estimates only.