This low carb lemon tarragon chicken is an amazing combination of flavors! Keto, LCHF and gluten free recipe.
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When I roast a whole chicken, my favorite ingredients to add while roasting are a herb butter (usually parsley or tarragon) and lemons. So this recipe encompasses all those flavors – plus butter and cream! If you're following a low-carb-high-fat diet – this dish is particularly good for you! You might also like to see all my low carb chicken recipes!
How to Make Lemon Tarragon Chicken
Add butter and a little oil to a skillet and place over a medium-high heat. When melted and sizzling, add some chicken breast chunks (or strips, if you prefer) and some chopped fresh tarragon. Cook until the chicken is cooked through, turning regularly.
Add heavy cream to the pan and let it bubble up. Reduce the heat and let it simmer and reduce for five minutes.
Add lemon juice, salt and pepper to season.
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- 2 tbs unsalted butter
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped or sliced
- 2 tbs fresh tarragon, chopped
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1 tbs lemon juice
- salt and black pepper
- Melt the butter and oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat.
- Add the chicken and tarragon, saute until the chicken is cooked through.
- Add the cream, let the sauce bubble up, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.
3g net carbs per serving
Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size Half the recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 462 Total Fat 38g Saturated Fat 21g Cholesterol 184mg Sodium 156mg Carbohydrates 3g Net Carbohydrates 3g Fiber 0g Protein 25g