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Baked Keto Buffalo Chicken Thighs: Low Carb & Easy

These easy keto buffalo chicken thighs have only 0.3 grams of net carbs per serving and so delicious. Made with only 5 ingredients, this low buffalo chicken recipe is the perfect recipe for lunch or dinner!

keto buffalo chicken thighs

These oven baked keto buffalo chicken thighs are a quick and simple recipe you can make for weekdays or on those days when you are super busy. The chicken thighs are dripping in hot and buttery sauce and you will really enjoy them. If you are thinking the thighs will be soggy, do not worry. They are prepared to meet all the standards – the crispy skin, the juicy meat, and the best buffalo sauce recipe!

This recipe calls for the thighs and there is a reason behind it. The thighs are probably the best part of the chicken, as they are super juicy and once baked very they’re so tender.

The chicken breasts are the most popular, but, they can get too dry. So, if you want to enjoy something really nice, go with the chicken thighs as they are sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

 

Tips to make juicy buffalo keto chicken thighs

  1. As mentioned above, use thighs as they are the a very juicy part of the chicken and will give the best results for this recipe. However if, thighs are not available to you or you want to try something else, you can go with the chicken drumsticks. Note, The chicken breasts are not the best option for this recipe as they can be very dry once baked.
  2. If you are wondering which sauce to use, the Franks hot sauce is a keto friendly. If you cannot find this one, you can mix unsweetened tomato sauce with few drops of Tabasco sauce to get that spicy kick and use as the recipe says. Also, you can use out homemade keto buffalo sauce recipe.
  3. Wondering which fat to use? Use only butter as other types of fat will not give that extra flavor that the butter will.

 

Ingredients to make low carb buffalo chicken thighs

You only need 5 simple ingredients to make these tasty buffalo chicken thighs. They are:

  • 4 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in
  • Olive oil or butter, just a splash
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

 

How to make keto buffalo chicken thighs

Gather all of your ingredients to make the recipe.

Next, preheat the oven to 400F.

In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat the butter up.

Then season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper and cook the chicken skin side down until seared.

Once you’ve cooked one side, flip each piece and cook for another 5 minutes.

 

Next, transfer the chicken into a baking dish and bake for 25 minutes.

In the meantime, melt the butter over stove or in a microwave and combine the butter with hot sauce to make a buffalo sauce. If you already have our buffalo sauce recipe, ahead and grab it.

mixing buffalo sauce

 

Next, remove the chicken from the oven and pour over the sauce to cover the chicken thighs.

adding buffalo sauce

 

Pop it back into the oven and continue to bake for another 10 minutes.

low carb buffalo chicken thighs

Serve these yummy buffalo chicken thighs warm.

 

Buffalo Chicken Thighs FAQs

How many carbs are in each serving of these buffalo thighs?

There are 0.3 g net carbs in every serving of these thighs.

 

Can I bake this keto recipe in the skillet?

We baked the thighs in a baking dish, however, you can make the entire recipe in a cast iron skillet. 

 

What are the nutrition facts for these oven baked thighs?

In each serving, there are 433 calories, 32.1 grams of fats, 0.4 grams of carbs, 0.1 grams of fiber and 34.6 grams of protein. 

 

More keto chicken recipes

 

keto buffalo chicken thighs

keto buffalo chicken thighs

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

These easy keto buffalo chicken thighs have only 0.3 grams of net carbs per serving and so delicious. Made with only 5 ingredients, this low buffalo chicken recipe is the perfect recipe for lunch or dinner!

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in
  • Olive oil or butter
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

    1. Gather all of your ingredients to make the recipe.
    2. Next, preheat the oven to 400F.
    3. In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat the butter up.
    4. Then season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper and cook the chicken skin side down until seared.
    5. Once you’ve cooked one side, flip each piece and cook for another 5 minutes.
    6. Next, transfer the chicken into a baking dish and bake for 25 minutes.
    7. In the meantime, melt the butter over stove or in a microwave and combine the butter with hot sauce to make a buffalo sauce. If you already have our buffalo sauce recipe, ahead and
      grab it.
    8. Next, remove the chicken from the oven and pour over the sauce to cover the chicken thighs.
    9. Pop it back into the oven and continue to bake for another 10 minutes.
    10. Serve these yummy buffalo chicken thighs warm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 2 pieces
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 433Total Fat: 32.1gSaturated Fat: 14.6gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 734mgCarbohydrates: 0.4gNet Carbohydrates: 0.3gFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.3gProtein: 36.4g

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