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Keto Butter Lemon Chicken

It's not lemon chicken, it's not butter chicken - it's the best of both worlds and so, so yummy! Another 30 minute in the oven kind of dinner, perfect for busy weeknights. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 735 kcal


  • 12 chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • 200 grams spinach leaves
  • 200 grams green beans ends trimmed


  • 100 grams melted butter cooled
  • 2 lemons juice and rind
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C /392F.

  2. In a large casserole dish, spread the spinach leaves over the bottom and then the green beans on top.

  3. Pat dry the chicken and place skin side up evenly over the vegetables.

  4. In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients and pour over the chicken.

  5. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes, basting halfway with the juices. Check the chicken with a thermometer and remove at 75 degrees. Mix the sauce in the bottom of the pan and serve over the hot chicken, beans and spinach. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Butter Lemon Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 735 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 416mg139%
Sodium 1117mg49%
Potassium 1338mg38%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 69g138%
Vitamin A 6425IU129%
Vitamin C 49.9mg60%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.