Low Carb Chicken And Broccoli Recipe. This recipe is perfect for those who love broccoli but don’t like carbs. It’s low-carb, gluten-free, and Keto friendly!
If you want to add some extra flavour to your chicken, try stuffing it with broccoli instead of bread crumbs. The broccoli adds a nice crunch to the chicken while still keeping it low-carb. You can use frozen broccoli florets if fresh ones aren’t available. Just be sure to thaw them before using them.
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If you’re looking for a new side dish to go with your next dinner party, try making this delicious broccoli-stuffed chicken. It’s easy to make and tastes amazing.
Ingredients required for Low Carb Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Recipe:
For the chicken Breadcrumb Mixture
4 chicken breasts
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning optional
1 teaspoon paprika optional
Half a teaspoon of garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
One tablespoon of olive oil
For the filling
2 cups broccoli florets
1/4 cup bell pepper minced
1/2 cup cheddar cheese or melting cheese of choice
4 ounces of cream cheese softened
salt and pepper
How to prepare Low Carb Chicken And Broccoli Recipe:
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C):
In a large bowl combine the paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and Italian seasoning, olive oil. Mix well. Add the broccoli florets and mix again until combined and the breadcrumb mixture is ready.
2 In a large bowl combine chicken breast with 1/2 cup (120 ml) of water. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread half of the breadcrumb mixture evenly into the bottom of the pan. Arrange the chicken breasts on top of the breadcrumbs. Sprinkle the remaining breadcrumb mixture over the chicken. Bake it for 35 to 40 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
3 Drain chicken and pat dry with paper towels:
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4 Place broccoli florets, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese into a food processor or blender and pulse until finely chopped:
Stuff each chicken breast with 1/4 cup of broccoli mixture and add salt and pepper according to taste. Secure with toothpicks. Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes. Remove toothpicks before serving.
5 Add broccoli mixture to chicken along with remaining ingredients. Mix well.
Serve with keto rice or keto pasta. I love to dip mine in low-carb ranch dressing.
Tips: Low-Carb Chicken And Broccoli Recipe
If you want to add some extra flavour to this dish, try adding a few drops of liquid smoke to the broccoli mixture. Liquid smoke adds a smoky flavour to foods without using bacon grease or other unhealthy fats.
Nutritional Information for Low-Carb Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Recipe:
Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 20g |
Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 879mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 2g |
Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1163IU | Vitamin C: 53mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 1mg