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Keto Grilled Chicken Breasts With Peppers And Cheese

The best keto grilled chicken ever! This keto grilled chicken recipe is so juicy and tasty you’ll want to make it over and over again! Plus it only contains 1.9 grams of net carbs per serving and pairs well with so many other recipes.

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Is grilled chicken good for keto?

Yes, grilled chicken is good for keto. In fact all cuts of chicken are keto friendly. However, not all chicken recipes are good for keto.

 

 
You have to make sure that the sauces or seasonings you use on your grilled chicken (or any other chicken you prepare for keto) are low carb or keto approved.

 

Tips and tricks to make the grilled chicken breasts juicer

Chicken breasts can be very dry once cooked. To make them juicier soak them in some brine before grilling.

To soak the meat in brine, first make the brine by simply adding two cups of water, 2 -3  tbsp of salt and 1 tbsp of brown sugar to a container. Mix this well, place the chicken breasts in making sure they’re submerged and leave them in this solution for up to 30 minutes. 

The brine solution will force chicken to absorb some of the moisture from the brine, making in juicier.

 

Ingredients for keto grilled chicken

These are all the ingredients you will need to make this grilled stuffed chicken recipe:

  • 2 chicken breast fillets, skinless and boneless
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper, mixed (green, red, yellow)
  • 2 tbsp onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese

 

How to make keto grilled chicken 

To start, first gather all of your ingredients in one place.

 

Then heat the olive oil in a skillet, add peppers and onions and cook for 5 minutes while stirring.

 

Make a slit in each chicken breast, horizontally. Like this:

 

Fill the chicken with one slice of cheese, bell peppers and onion mix, and the second piece of cheese.

 

Press the chicken ends to seal and preheat the grill to medium-high.

Grill the chicken for 7 minutes per side. The cheese may melt out a bit but this is nothing to worry about.

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Serve this juicy keto grilled chicken warm.

 

Can you cook this stuffed chicken breast in the oven?

Yes you can. Simply follow the steps outlined above, then place the chicken in the oven for 20 minutes at 375F.

 

How to store

Store this grilled chicken in the fridge  in an air tight container for up to 3 days. You can also freeze in an air tight container for up to a month.

 

How many carbs are in this grilled keto chicken?

All cuts of chicken contain 0 grams of carbs and therefore, this grilled chicken breast is very low in carbs, with only 1.9 grams of net carbs per serving. Most of the carbs found int his recipe are from the other ingredients including the peppers, onions and so on.

 

What to serve with keto grilled chicken

 

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Keto Grilled Chicken Breasts With Peppers And Cheese

Keto Grilled Chicken Breasts With Peppers And Cheese

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

The best keto grilled chicken ever! This keto grilled chicken stuffed chicken recipe is so juicy and tasty you’ll want to make it over and over again!

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast fillets, skinless and boneless
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper, mixed (green, red, yellow)
  • 2 tbsp onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese

Instructions

    1. To start, first gather all of your ingredients in one place.
    2. Then heat the olive oil in a skillet, add peppers and onions and cook for 5 minutes while stirring.
    3. Make a slit in each chicken breast, horizontally. 
    4. Fill the chicken with one slice of cheese, bell peppers and onion mix, and the second piece of cheese.
    5. Press the chicken ends to seal and preheat the grill to medium-high.
    6. Grill the chicken for 7 minutes per side. The cheese may melt out a bit but this is nothing to worry about.
    7. Serve chicken warm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205Total Fat: 11.5gSaturated Fat: 5.3gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 283mgCarbohydrates: 2.2gNet Carbohydrates: 1.9gFiber: 0.3gSugar: 1.1gProtein: 22.9g

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