Low-carb garlic chicken

Low-carb garlic chicken

Get your garlic on with this lively low-carb chicken dish! It’s full of lemon and fresh parsley, and makes the world’s yummiest weeknight meal.

Low-carb garlic chicken

Get your garlic on with this lively low-carb chicken dish! It’s full of lemon and fresh parsley, and makes the world’s yummiest weeknight meal.
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4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. 50 g butter
  • 2 lbs 900 g chicken drumstickchicken drumsticks
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1 lemon, the juice
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 7 7 garlic clove, slicedgarlic cloves, sliced
  • ½ cup 125 ml fresh parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C).
  2. Place the chicken pieces in a butter-greased baking pan. Salt and pepper generously.
  3. Drizzle the lemon juice and olive oil over the chicken pieces. Sprinkle the garlic and parsley on top.
  4. Bake the chicken until golden and the garlic slices have turned brown and roasted, about 30–40 minutes. The baking time may be longer, if your drumsticks are on the larger size. Lower the temperature a little towards the end.

Tip!

Explore your side dish options! Serve with aioli and a hearty salad. Or how about a delectable cauliflower mash?

And don’t let any of this chicken go to waste! It’s just as delicious – and versatile - the next day. Serve it cold or warm, or as the centerpiece of a gorgeous salad!

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58 comments

  1. Venencia
    Very delicious. the following day i mixed garlic and mayonnaise and cut the chicken (breast) into the mix. awesomeness
  2. Constance
    Love this recipe!!! Have made it twice now. Thank you!
  3. Andrea Macdonald
    In the ingredients list it says: 5-10 garlic cloves, sliced.
    I'm sure it is fine to use a garlic crusher aswell.
  4. JJ
    I don't like parsley (or coriander), can anyone suggest an alternative herb that may go well with this recipe? thanks!
    Reply: #55
  5. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I don't like parsley (or coriander), can anyone suggest an alternative herb that may go well with this recipe? thanks!

    You can omit it or use any herb you prefer.

  6. natasha
    Hi with chicken meals are you able to have veg with meals?
    Reply: #57
  7. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Hi with chicken meals are you able to have veg with meals?

    Yes, you can add a vegetable side with our main dishes. Just keep an eye on carb count for both dishes.

  8. Jessica K
    I read that garlic and onions can spike insulin level easily like most root vegetables as they are higher in carbs. Is that true?
  9. Rebecca
    Why does it say low carb recipe when it has very little carbs? Isn't this kept too?
    Reply: #60
  10. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Why does it say low carb recipe when it has very little carbs? Isn't this kept too?

    In order for a recipe to be considered "keto" it must be low carb and high fat. This recipe has more protein than fat. With the very low carb count, you could easily add fat and enjoy this dish.

  11. D.DIANA9302
    how many drumsticks per serving ?
    Reply: #62
  12. D.DIANA9302
    lol never mind
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