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Chicken with Onions
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Chicken with Onions | Keto-Friendly Dinner Recipe

Here is a delicious and nutritious dinner option, with few carbs and wonderful flavors to tempt even the pickiest of eaters.
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Gluten-Free, High Protein, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 324kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breast halves
  • 5 garlic cloves divided and sliced thin
  • 2 onions medium, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup citrus juice orange, lemon, or lime juice, or a mixture
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter oh Ghee
  • 1/3 cup water
  • cilantro chopped, for garnish


  • Pat the chicken breast dry and place into a container. In a small bowl, combine 3 cloves garlic, oregano, half the sliced onions, 1 Tablespoon cilantro, citrus juice, salt, and pepper. Rub mixture on all sides of each chicken breast.
  • Cover and marinate, refrigerated, for 2 hours. Remove chicken and discard marinade.
  • Melt butter in large skillet, over medium heat. When butter begins to brown; add chicken and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Turn chicken and cook on other side for 5 minutes, chicken should begin to brown.
  • Reduce the heat and add remaining sliced onions and 2 cloves sliced garlic to the skillet. Stir, then cover and simmer for 5 minutes over medium-low to medium heat.
  • Add water, cover and cook for another 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, adding more liquid if needed.
  • Garnish with finely chopped cilantro, if desired.


Serving: 1chicken breast halve | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 473mg | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3