65+ low-carb and keto chicken recipes

Chicken is a delicious protein option for those looking to improve their health on a keto or low-carb diet. It is versatile and loved by eaters of all ages, making it the perfect family-friendly choice for your healthy meals.

Our top 5 chicken recipes

Don’t know where to start? Here are our top chicken recipes, which have been Diet Doctor test kitchen-approved.

1. Keto pesto chicken casserole

This recipe has been one of our top recipes on Diet Doctor for years. Haven’t tried this yet? You are missing out.


2. Keto no-noodle chicken soup

Made with healing bone broth, this keto soup with healthy cabbage is warm and comforting when it’s cold outside when you’re fighting a cold, or you just crave a hearty soup!

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3. Keto Asian chicken with peanut coleslaw

“This is by far my favorite meal so far on Diet Doctor!” is just one of the positive comments about this healthy Asian meal that will make your tastebuds sing.


4. Keto Caprese chicken

With less than five ingredients, this Keto Caprese chicken makes dinner prep an incredibly simple process.


5. Keto avocado Alfredo with chicken

Spiralized zucchini topped with a creamy avocado sauce and seasoned chicken? Yes, please.

Keto and low-carb drumsticks, legs & fried chicken

Sometimes, it’s fun to get your hands dirty! Drumsticks and crispy fried chicken are a great way to mix up your chicken recipes and get a little messy.

Drumsticks have a similar protein and fat content to thighs. The thigh is the upper part of the leg, and the drumstick is the lower part of the leg. Drumsticks include the bone and often the skin, hence the name “drumstick.” They also have a richer flavor due to the higher fat content.