Spicy Keto Zone Chicken Salad

Are you looking for a quick and easy ketogenic lunch?

This spicy keto chicken salad recipe that is delicious, satisfying, and ready to take on-the-go!

Loaded with healthy fat and protein, this chicken salad will keep you full and satiated without raising your blood sugar and knocking you out of the Keto Zone.

You can eat this chicken salad on a leaf of organic lettuce, on a slice of keto bread or on top of some keto crackers for a quick low-carb snack.

Make sure to us keto-friendly mayonnaise that is made with only avocado oil or olive oil. No oxidized inflammatory canola, soy, corn, or vegetable oils!

Your days will be so much easier and and less stressful when you meal prep a big batch of chicken salad for the busy week to come.

*Make sure to read the ingredients on your mayonnaise! Often mayonnaise will advertise that they are made with olive oil but will then also use other cheaper oils as filler.

Ingredients

Chicken:

1 1/2 pound organic chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon organic black pepper
1 tablespoon organic olive oil

Salad:

3 stalks celery, diced
1/2 cup keto mayonnaise (made with: avocado or olive oil, NO: canola, soy, safflower, or vegetable oil)
2 teaspoons organic dijon mustard
1 organic lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon organic parsley, finely chopped
1-2 teaspoons sugar-free hot sauce (or to taste)
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon organic black pepper
1/2 teaspoon organic garlic powder

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Season chicken with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake chicken thighs for about 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Remove chicken from oven and allow to cool.
  6. Once cool enough to handle, cut chicken into small bite-sized pieces.
  7. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, mayo, mustard, lemon juice, parsley, hot sauce, garlic powder, pepper, and salt.
  8. Mix until well combined.
  9. Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator to chill for about 2 hours.
  10. Serve in lettuce wraps, keto crackers, or keto bread.
  11. Enjoy!

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup

Per Serving:

Calories: 310 kcal

Fat: 22 g

Carbohydrates: 6 g

Fiber: 4 g

Net carbs: 2 g

Protein: 25 g

 

How did your keto chicken salad turn out? Let us know in the comments below!

 

Recipe adapted from myketokitchen.com

 

 

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