Keto Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken

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  • prep time

    prep time

    6 min

  • cook time

    cook time

    1 h 30 min

  • ready time

    ready time

    1 h 36 min

Keto Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken

9 ratings

Simple yet flavorful, this recipe for lemon and thyme chicken ensures an aromatic and juicy roast chicken.

Perfect for a sit down Sunday lunch served alongside garlic roasted broccoli and green beans.

  • Net Carbs

    1.8 g

  • Fiber

    0.8 g

  • Total Carbs

    2.6 g

  • Protein

    43.4 g

  • Fats

    44 g

570 cals

Keto Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients

  • Whole Chicken by Kroger

    Whole Chicken by Kroger

    2-½ pound

  • Garlic

    Garlic

    2 clove

  • Lemon Peel Raw

    Lemon Peel Raw

    1 tbsp

  • Thyme Fresh

    Thyme Fresh

    1 tablespoon

  • Lemon

    Lemon

    1 fruit

  • Olive Oil

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon

  • Thyme Fresh

    Thyme Fresh

    1 tablespoon

  • Salt

    Salt

    ½ teaspoon

  • Black Pepper

    Black Pepper

    ⅛ tsp

  • Lemon Juice Raw

    Lemon Juice Raw

    2 teaspoon

Recipe Steps

steps 5

1 h 36 min

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 395 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Step 2

    Peel and mince the garlic cloves. Add the lemon zest to a small mixing bowl with the olive oil, minced garlic, lemon juice and a tablespoon of thyme leaves. Stir well to combine.
    Step 2
  • Step 3

    Cut the whole lemon in half and stuff the 2 halves inside the chicken alongside the bunch of fresh thyme.
    Step 3
  • Step 4

    Rub the oil mixture all over the outside of the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
    Step 4
  • Step 5

    Transfer to the oven to roast for 1 hour 20 – 1 hour 30 until the chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear.

Comments 4

  • Poeticrevolt

    Poeticrevolt 5 years ago

    How much of a serving is 1 drumstick no thigh?

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous 5 years ago

      The whole chicken should only be about 3G if that, so probably less than 1.

  • Beth

    Beth 6 years ago

    This was really good

    • recipewriter

      recipewriter 6 years ago

      Thank you so much, I'm glad you liked it!