One-Skillet Caprese Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

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One-Skillet Caprese Mozzarella Chicken Thighs 1

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One-Skillet Caprese Mozzarella Chicken Thighs
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 30
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 30
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat.
  3. 3. Rub the chicken thighs with the remaining olive oil and sprinkle both sides with one tablespoon Italian seasoning. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and transfer to the hot skillet.
  4. 4. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the chicken develops a golden crust. Remove from heat and add butter, chicken broth, and cherry tomatoes. Top each chicken thigh with a slice of fresh Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes and remaining Italian seasoning. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  5. 5. Transfer skillet into pre-heated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and the Mozzarella is melted. Remove from oven and allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes.
Recipe Notes
  1. To serve, top chicken with some pan sauce and fresh basil sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately with loaded cauliflower  for a complete LCHF meal or your choice of sides. Enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information: *

Carbs/Serving:

Total Carbs: 2.16g
Fiber:  0.3g

Net Carbs:  1.88g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 40%

Fat: 58%
Carbohydrates: 1%

 

*Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

 

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