21 Easy Tasty Low-Carb Chicken Recipes — Ditch The Carbs

Are you bored of the same old chicken dinner?

Here are 21 crazy easy and tasty chicken recipes that you need to try (and are low-carb friendly too)!

Not only will you love these easy keto chicken dinners, but the whole family will too. These delicious chicken recipes are quick and easy. Perfect for a quick mid-week meal.

There’s baked chicken and grilled chicken recipes, recipes for chicken breasts, and a keto friendly easy chicken soup.

collage of chicken entrees including - chicken salad, curried chicken, pesto chicken, and fried chicken.
21 easy tasty chicken recipes

Get ready to fill up your meal-planning menu as there are enough recipes here to take care of several months of food! You’ll never have to worry about eating the same chicken recipe over and over again!

Plus, enjoy devouring different parts of the chicken. If you normally eat boneless chicken breasts, give chicken thighs or drumsticks a try. You may be pleasantly surprised!

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Perfect for the keto diet, chicken is such great low-carb food on its own, but why stop there? You can easily pair it with other food flavors to create stellar, low-carb meals that the entire family can enjoy. 

And while chicken needs to be the star of the show, there’s no reason why you can’t add a bit of flavor and taste to your chicken recipes every single time. Adding in different flavors is what keeps chicken tasting different and unique every single time. 

This goes for a basic chicken breast recipe too! Just add some seasoning such as onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, or a sprinkle of parmesan cheese to completely change the flavor profile.

No one wants to eat boring chicken dinners….not even those on low carb diets. Step outside of your cooking comfort zone and give these delicious low-carb chicken recipes a try! (Once you do, you’ll be hooked!)

Have fun adding these simple easy recipes featuring chicken into your weekly meal-planning rotation! These make for excellent quick low carb meals for those on the ketogenic diet or just those looking for a new way to enjoy chicken!

Drumstick And Whole Chicken Recipes

a whole chicken cooked and served with salad

Easy Whole Chicken Recipe – if you’ve ever wondered how difficult it is to keep a whole chicken before, this will show you just how simple and easy it can be. Plus, one of my favorite things about this recipe is you can use this chicken for leftovers. It’s is one of the easiest ways to meal prep, ever. 

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker – Plus Bone Broth Recipe

Make a perfectly tender and juicy whole chicken in a slow cooker. Then turn the carcass into bone broth!

Check out this recipe …

A whole chicken sliced and sitting on a serving dish with lettuce
collage of 4 lazy keto chicken meals

4 Lazy Keto Meals – no shame in being lazy some nights. All you need to know about how to get 4 awesome keto meals out of one rotisserie chicken is found right here. 

4 Lazy Keto Chicken Meals

How to make 4 Lazy Keto Chicken Meals form ONE chicken – even if you hate to cook. Do some quick and easy meal prep and stay in track the easy way.

Check out this recipe …

Lazy keto chicken meals served in four different bowls
A plate of food, with fried chicken and KFC
Homemade keto fried chicken

Grain-free fried chicken – this copycat recipe has to be one of my kid’s favorite recipes and lunch box fillers. Want to know the secret so you don’t even get your hands dirty? Take a look at the secret recipe tip.

Grain-Free Keto KFC Chicken

Rejoice! You can now enjoy grain-free KFC inspired fried chicken. The grain-free coating can be used for chicken wings, breast, strips and nibbles.

Check out this recipe …

crispy baked chicken on a white plate
cooked chicken drumsticks on a black plate

Tasty Keto Chicken 4 Different Ways – another prime example that when it comes to getting juicy chicken, you can really stretch that taste and flavor. Have I mentioned that chicken is so versatile in flavor?

Easy Keto Chicken – 4 ways

How to make easy keto chicken – 4 ways. Mexican, Indian, Chinese and Italian. Perfect for dinner, snacks and healthy school lunches. 

Check out this recipe …

For chicken drumsticks sitting on a black plate four different toppings

Family Chicken Dinners

Who says that dinner has to take forever to make? These simple family friendly dinner recipes prove that you can create a wonderful meal in no time at all. 

Low-carb spring rolls served for a crowd

Low-carb chicken spring rolls – if you are always looking for fun ways to use ground/minced chicken, this is a quick and easy healthy family recipe for tonight.

Low-Carb Spring Rolls

These little low-carb spring rolls are the perfect healthy way to amp up your veggies. A gluten-free healthy nutritious meal for tonight.

Check out this recipe …

Cabbage leaf spring Rolls served on a blue and white plate
Low carb chicken and leek pie

Low-Carb Chicken and Leek Pie – you’ll have dinner on the table in under an hour with this super simple and delicious chicken recipe. 

Low Carb Chicken And Leek Pie

Low-carb chicken and lek pie is one of those family meals that everyone will enjoy. The pie is sturdy, tasty and quick and easy to make.

Check out this recipe …

Low carb chicken and leek pie
GENIUS! Low-Carb Chicken Nuggets

Healthy Chicken Nuggets – your kids will go crazy for this chicken recipe. And rightfully so! Long gone are the days when chicken nuggets have to be boring and bland with soggy bread crumbs. Every bite of these golden brown nuggets will have you hoping that there are more left to eat. 

Low-Carb Chicken Nuggets

Ditch the chicken nuggets today and start making low-carb chicken nuggets. Grain-free and using 100% chicken meat. Even the adults adore these.See the recipe notes below how to use coconut flour instead or almond flour if you wish.

Check out this recipe …

GENIUS! Low-Carb Chicken Nuggets
A wooden serving plate with homemade garlic pate, slices of cheese and slices of cucumber
Chicken garlic pate

Super easy chicken garlic pate – Have you ever made your own home made pate? Think it’s just to hard? Well take a look at my super easy low carb pate and see just how easy it is.

Easy Low Carb Garlic Pate

Easy low-carb garlic pate is an easy way to work more organ meat into your diet. Organ meat is incredibly nutritious.

Check out this recipe …

A wooden serving plate with homemade garlic pate, slices of cheese and slices of cucumber

Wrapped and Stuffed Chicken Recipes

Don’t forget these simple stuffed chicken recipes! It’s so simple to stay on track with your low-carb lifestyle when you’re able to make so many varying and delicious chicken dishes. 

Two-Cheese Pesto Chicken

Two Cheese Pesto Chicken – not one shredded cheese…but two delicious different types, including a mature cheese like cheddar cheese. All paired up with moist and flavorful skinless chicken breast that won’t put you over your carb count for the day. 

Two Cheese Pesto Chicken

This baked two cheese pesto chicken recipe is full of flavour. The basil flavour really comes through and is not dominated by the cheese.

Check out this recipe …

Two-Cheese Pesto Chicken
spinach stuffed chicken on a plate

Keto Spinach Stuffed Chicken – not only does this chicken recipe taste amazing, but it looks really fancy too. Get your family to eat their greens easily by stuffing them into their chicken.

Keto Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Keto spinach stuffed chicken is a quick and easy mid-week meal. Just don’t tell anyone how easy it was.

Check out this recipe …

Keto spinach stuffed chicken is super easy to make, and super tasty and filling. Perfect for a winter meal, or even a BBQ. | ditchthecarbs.com
Bacon covered chicken nuggets on a white rectangle plate

Bacon-wrapped chicken nuggets – sounds good? No child has ever said no to these when I serve them. The classic combination of bacon and chicken make for a protein-packed bundle of goodness. Serve this with a side of green beans or other low carb veggies for the perfect keto meal!

Chicken Tenderloins with Bacon

If you are looking for a low carb lunch, chicken wrapped in bacon is absolutely delicious and super easy to make.

Check out this recipe …

Bacon covered chicken nuggets on a white serving platter
Low Carb Tarragon Chicken with a creamy bacon sauce
Tarragon Sauce

Low Carb Tarragon Chicken – no one will believe that this creamy sauce is a low carb recipe once they have a bite. It’s the perfect dish to serve up for family and friends when you’re hosting a dinner party. 

Low Carb Tarragon Chicken

A superb low carb meal perfect for dinner guests or a family meal. Low carb tarragon chicken pretty much includes every low carb staple ingredient – perfection.

Check out this recipe …

Low carb tarragon chicken wrapped in bacon with a jug of creamy tarragon sauce

Spicy Chicken Dinners

keto chicken curry served on toothpicks

Easy Keto Chicken Curry – there aren’t many flavors out there like curry so this dish a must for your tastebuds. Keep it low carb by putting over a few cups of cauliflower rice or eating it as a dish on its own. 

Easy keto chicken curry.

Easy keto chicken curry with a tasty turmeric cauliflower rice. The perfect healthy keto family dinner.  

Check out this recipe …

low-carb chicken curry on kebabs sticks sitting in a silver Indian dish with a fork and glasses of water
tandoori chicken served with cauliflower rice

Low Carb Tandoori Chicken – gluten free and low carb, plus you can make this as spicy as your heart wants. If you’re looking for heat, this is the delicious and simple way to get it.  

Low-carb tandoori chicken recipe

Low-carb tandoori chicken pieces can be cooked in the frying pan, in the oven or on the bbq. Keep extras for school lunch tomorrow. 

Check out this recipe …

Low-Carb Tandoori Chicken Recipe
Thai lettuce cups served in take out boxes

Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups – quite possibly one of the best tasting low-carb chicken meals that there are. Just know that they’re a bit messy as well. 

Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

Thai chicken lettuce cups are perfect for children to fill up with their favourite vegetables.

Check out this recipe …

A take out box filled with Thai lettuce cups and cooked ground chicken
chicken coconut curry served with cauliflower rice

Low Carb Chicken Coconut Curry – one can never have too many curry dishes if you ask me. This one has a little bit sweeter of a flavor because of the added coconut. 

Low-Carb Chicken Coconut Curry

Low-carb chicken coconut curry in the slow cooker is a fabulous way to have dinner ready when you get home from a busy day out.

Check out this recipe …

Super easy slow cooker recipe for low carb chicken coconut curry, with a cauliflower rice. | ditchthecarbs.com

Chicken burgers

Healthy burgers are a great lunch or dinner family favorite – all year round.

Serve with a salad, coleslaw or why not just enjoy 2 burgers? Voila!

Mexican chicken burgers served with avocado and sour cream

Low-Carb Mexican Chicken Burgers – take your grilling game to the next level and whip up a batch of these chicken burgers. Lower in fat but still big on flavor. 

Mexican Chicken Burgers

Mexican chicken burgers can be amped up by adding extra chilli, sour cream and guacamole. How spicy will you make it?

Check out this recipe …

Mexican Chicken Burgers served with avocado and sour cream
ABC bunless burger served with lettuce and onion rings

ABC bunless burger – the absolute winning combination of avocado, bacon and chicken. All wrapped up in a crunchy lettuce leaf. Why not add some cream cheese too?

ABC Bun-less Burger

ABC bun-less burgers are easy to remember an even easier to make for dinner tonight. Naturally gluten-free and so healthy and nutritious.

Check out this recipe …

And avocado bacon chicken bun less burger served with onions

One Pot Quick Meals

Cooking in an Instant Pot or slow-cooker can be a complete game-changer. Not only does these kitchen gadgets save time, but it also makes all recipes taste flavorful and delicious. 

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Buffalo chicken salad – The perfect simple DELICIOUS slow cooker chicken meal. A simple dinner that ir perfect for the summer when you want something light and easy to make.

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Slow cooker buffalo chicken lettuce wraps is a tasty meal that is nutritious and easy to throw together. This recipe is low-carb, keto friendly, and gluten-free.

Check out this recipe …

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup with sour cream in a bowl

Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup – With the cold weather just around the corner, it’s time to start planning ahead. This low carb taco soup will have you chowing down on bowl after bowl, snuggled up in front of the fireplace. 

Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup

Wow! Low-Carb Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup! What a great healthy family meal. Gluten-free, easy, healthy and super quick.

Check out this recipe …

Instant pot chicken taco soup with colourful vegetables
Low-carb instant pot chicken burrito bowls

Low Carb Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls – you might not find another chicken recipe as simple as this one. Perfect for lunch, dinner, and leftovers. 

Low-Carb Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

Make these delicous low-carb Instant Pot chicken burrito bowls for dinner or lunch in only a handful of minutes.

Check out this recipe …

Low-carb instant pot chicken burrito bowls

These are some of my favorite ways to cook chicken for myself and my family. (and these offer great taste and flavor as well!) 

collage of 21 healthy low-carb chicken recipes

There you have it! 21 Low-Carb Chicken recipes that anyone can make! 

Choose one or choose them all but treat yourself to them as soon as possible. Your taste buds will thank you!

Do you have a favorite low-carb chicken recipe to share?

collage of chicken entrees including - chicken salad, curried chicken, pesto chicken, and fried chicken.
The best roundup of 21 tasty chicken recipes

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