Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Keto Lemon Garlic Cinnamon Chicken

Looking for an easy keto chicken recipe?  I've got you covered.  This lemon garlic cinnamon chicken recipe is keto friendly and it only takes a short time to make it.  My husband loves a lot of spices so I loaded this recipe with them.


You'll need:

2 - 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
2 TBSP Lemon Juice
2 TBSP Chili Powder
2 TBSP Ginger Spice
2 TBSP Garlic Powder
2 TBSP Coriander Spice
2 TBSP Onion Powder
2 TBSP Cinnamon
2 TBSP Butter
1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
1 Can Rotel Tomatoes
1 Cup Chicken Broth

Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)

Instructions:

First, you'll need to dice up the chicken.  Then, in a medium size bowl, add the diced chicken and 1 TBSP each of lemon juice, chili powder, ginger spice, garlic powder, coriander spice, onion powder, and cinnamon.  

Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)
Mix it all up and let it marinate for a few minutes.  Then, add 2 TBSP butter to a deep skillet.  After the butter melts, add the chicken mixture.

Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)
While stirring frequently, cook on medium heat until the chicken is cooked through.

Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)
While the chicken mixture is simmering, add to a medium size bowl 1/2 cup of heavy cream, 1 can  of Rotel tomatoes, and 1 cup of chicken broth.  Add in 1 TBSP each of lemon juice, chili powder, ginger spice, garlic powder, coriander spice, onion powder, and cinnamon.  Mix it all up and then pour the mixture over the simmering chicken.  Continue simmering for 10 or 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)
It's not a  pretty dish, but trust me, it's good!
Image Credit:  Abundant Family Living (Tina Truelove)
Serve with steamed broccoli.  If a keto friendly recipe is not important to you, this tastes good with mixed vegetables too.

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