Keto French Onion Stuffed Chicken

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Experience the succulent combination of Mediterranean, French, and European tastes in our Keto French Onion Stuffed Chicken. This recipe will deliver a flavorful burst of bliss with each bite, from the richness of butter-sautéed onions, the subtle tones of dried thyme, to the distinct gooeyness of mozzarella and parmesan cheese blend. The succulent chicken breast acts as a perfect nest for other ingredients providing a diverse texture that's juicy and tender, blissfully enunciating the cooking traditions from different European regions.

True to its name, the Keto French Onion Stuffed Chicken is a perfect fit for the ketogenic lifestyle, packing high protein and healthy fats while restricting carb intake. The powerful dietary benefits do not compromise the dish in terms of versatility. It makes a perfect hearty dinner or can be sliced up as a brilliant keto-friendly appetizer for parties. Plus, if you're pressed for time or have lazy evenings, our 'Lazy Keto App' offers a step by step guide keeping your cooking experience smooth and enjoyable.

Apart from being entirely keto-compatible, what counts most is the explosion of flavors it brings forth, making it a sure delight for your taste buds. The infusion of olive oil, fresh thyme sprigs, and the richness of beef stock add layers of flavors that make this dish irresistibly delicious. With the Keto French Onion Stuffed Chicken, being on a diet isn’t about restrictions, it's all about finding delicious ways of having healthy, balanced meals. Happy Keto Cooking!

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chicken thighs4 Chicken Thighs
onions5 Large Onions
butter3 Tbsp Butter
thyme1 Tsp Dried Thyme
mozzarella1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella
parmesan cheese1/4 Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
olive oil2 Tbsp Olive Oil
beef stock1/3 Cup Beef Stock
thyme sprigsFresh Thyme Sprigs
salt and pepperSalt and Pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and slit each chicken thigh in the middle for stuffing, then season with salt and pepper.
Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat, add onions, and cook until softened and caramelized, then season with dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
Transfer half of the caramelized onion mixture to a plate, and stuff each chicken thigh with the remaining onions, topping with cheeses, and securing with toothpicks.
In the same skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high, add the stuffed chicken thighs, and sear for 3 minutes per side until golden brown.
Add reserved caramelized onions and beef broth to the skillet, then transfer it to the oven and bake for 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
Allow the chicken to cool slightly before serving.
Nutrition Facts
4 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 26.77g

Saturated Fat 11.81g

Cholesterol 122.78mg

Sodium 723.81mg

Total Carbohydrate 12.95g

Dietary Fiber 3.61g

Included Sugar 6.24g

Net Carbohydrates 9.34g

Protein 52.13g
Vitamin D 0.26mcg

Calcium 248.94mg

Iron 1.56mg

Potassium 700.24mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.