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Keto Baked Lemon Chicken

This delicious, tender and juicy Keto Baked Lemon Chicken has Mediterranean flavors that your family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword 21 Day Sugar Detox, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Keto, Ketogenic, LCHF, Low Carb, Paleo, Real food, Sugar Free, Whole 30
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Inactive 8 hours
Servings 4 people
Calories 324 kcal
Author Caitlin Weeks

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken order here
  • 2 whole lemons
  • sea salt to taste
  • pepper to taste, optional
  • parsley for garnish optional for AIP

Instructions

  1. Cut the chicken down the back in between the thighs and open it flat on the cutting board.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper all over the chicken on both sides.
  3. Move the chicken to a large bowl.
  4. Zest both the lemons over the bowl with the chicken inside.
  5. Then juice both the lemons and pour the lemon juice all over the chicken.
  6. Move the chicken around the bowl to make sure it is evenly coated with the lemon juice.
  7. Transfer the chicken to the refrigerator overnight to marinate.
  8. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  9. Place the chicken in a baking dish or pan where it can lay flat, insides facing down.
  10. Use parchment paper for easy clean up, if desired.
  11. Bake the chicken for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the juices run clear.
  12. Remove the chicken from the oven, top with parsley, cut it up and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts based on 4 servings.

Net Carbs: 2 g

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Baked Lemon Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 190
% Daily Value*
Fat 21.1g32%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 2.9g1%
Fiber 0.9g4%
Protein 30.4g61%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.