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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 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
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


  • Preheat the oven to 200C /392F.
  • In a large casserole dish, spread the spinach leaves over the bottom and then the green beans on top.
  • Pat dry the chicken and place skin side up evenly over the vegetables.
  • In a small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients and pour over the chicken.
  • 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. 


Calories: 735kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 69gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 416mgSodium: 1117mgPotassium: 1338mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 6425IUVitamin C: 49.9mgCalcium: 145mgIron: 5.1mg
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