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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.

Before you scroll to the recipe, below I’ve tried to answer any questions you may have, including storage tips, sourcing ingredients and substitutions  

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Keto Paprika Chicken thighs by Aussie Keto Queen -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 by Rachel Burke Aussie Keto Queen keto baked chicken thighs, keto paprika chicken, keto roast cauliflower

Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake Summary

  • Ingredient tips
  • Recipe tips
  • Substitutions and sweetener tips
  • Storage tips
  • How many carbs in Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake?

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

Ingredients for Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake

You will need:

  • chicken thighs
  • head cauliflower
  • spicy chorizo
  • walnuts

Sauce

To Serve

  • lemon
  • rocket
  • greek yoghurt

Substitutions and Ingredient tips

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!

Keto Paprika Chicken thighs by Aussie Keto Queen -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 by Rachel Burke Aussie Keto Queen keto baked chicken thighs, keto paprika chicken, keto roast cauliflower

Tips for making Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake

  1. PREHEAT Preheat the oven to 200C / 392F and grease a medium sized baking dish. 
  2. WHISK Whisk together the sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and add the chicken thighs to marinate while you prepare the remaining ingredients. 
  3. SLICE Cut the cauliflower into small florets and slice the chorizo in half lengthways, and then in 1/2 cm pieces. 
  4. TOSS 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 Bake for 30 – 35 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. 
  6. SERVE Serve on top of a bed of rocket with fresh lemon wedges and dollops of greek yoghurt.

How many carbs in Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake?

As you will see in the nutrition panel below, this Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake has 15 grams of carbs and 5 grams of fiber per serve, so only 10 gram of net carbs.

Given this would be a main meal for the day, this is a reasonable amount of carbs. If you want to keep very low carbs, say under 20 grams per day, I would introduce this on an already low carb day.

SAVE KETO PAPRIKA CHICKEN THIGH BAKE TO PINTEREST FOR LATER

Keto Paprika Chicken Thigh Bake by Aussie Keto Queen - 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.

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Keto Paprika Chicken thighs by Aussie Keto Queen -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 by Rachel Burke Aussie Keto Queen keto baked chicken thighs, keto paprika chicken, keto roast cauliflower

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

Ingredients

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

Sauce

To Serve

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

Instructions

  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
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
51
g
78
%
Cholesterol
 
139
mg
46
%
Sodium
 
915
mg
40
%
Carbohydrates
 
15
g
5
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
30
g
60
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Kaylea

I’m a little confused with the calories for each of your recipes this one says its 600 calories. I assume this is not per serving??

GiGi Eats Celebrities

I’m going to have to say – YES PLEASEE!!

[…] Keto paprika chicken thigh bake: simple and tasty. […]

Andrew

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Mix up a second batch of the sauce , theres never enough to properly get everything with a single batch, other than that it is absolutely amazing.

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