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One-Skillet Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

One-Skillet Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

If you are looking for an undeniably delicious chicken recipe, you should try these mozzarella chicken thighs made with skinless chicken thighs and cheese, loaded with cherry tomatoes, and seasoned with Italian seasoning. This chicken recipe is ready in 40 minutes and comes together in one pot, you can add this chicken to your keto diet easily.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1½ tbsp Italian seasoning, divided
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth, preferably organic
  • 1/2 cup multi-colored cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 8 oz. fresh Mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Optional garnish: Sprigs fresh basil

What Tomatoes Should I Use :

Multi-color tomatoes suggested for visual appeal. Can substitute fresh tomatoes of choice. 

How to Make Mozzarella Chicken Thighs :

Step One:

Preheat oven to 425°F, Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat.

Step Two:

Rub the chicken thighs with the remaining olive oil and sprinkle both sides with one tablespoon Italian seasoning. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and transfer to the hot skillet.

Step Three:

Cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the chicken develops a golden crust. Remove from heat and add butter, chicken broth, and cherry tomatoes. Top each chicken thigh with a slice of fresh Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes and remaining Italian seasoning. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.

Step Four:

Transfer the skillet into preheated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and the Mozzarella is melted. Remove from oven and allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes.

Step Five:

To serve, top chicken with some pan sauce and fresh basil sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Keto Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

Serving Suggestion :

You can serve these delicious mozzarella chicken thighs with Loaded Cauliflower Au Gratin for a complete LCHF meal or just serve with any other side dish you prefer.

Other Chicken Recipes –

Keto roasted chicken recipe – Garlic Herb Whole Roasted Chicken

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Chicken with cauliflower rice – Pickle Braised Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

Low carb chicken breasts recipe – Low Carb Easy Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

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One-Skillet Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

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Dinner American
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes Total Time: 35-40 minutes

Mozzarella chicken thighs recipe loaded with cherry tomatoes, and seasoned with Italian seasoning, perfect for dinner.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1½ tbsp Italian seasoning, divided
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth, preferably organic
  • 1/2 cup multi-colored cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 8 oz. fresh Mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Optional garnish:
  • Sprigs fresh basil

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 425°F.

2

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat.

3

Rub the chicken thighs with the remaining olive oil and sprinkle both sides with one tablespoon Italian seasoning. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and transfer to the hot skillet.

4

Cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the chicken develops a golden crust. Remove from heat and add butter, chicken broth, and cherry tomatoes. Top each chicken thigh with a slice of fresh Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes and remaining Italian seasoning. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.

5

Transfer the skillet into preheated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and the Mozzarella is melted. Remove from oven and allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes.

6

To serve, top chicken with some pan sauce and fresh basil sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately with loaded cauliflower au gratin for a complete LCHF meal or your choice of sides. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • 490 Calories
  • 2.4g Carbohydrates
  • 31.8g Fat
  • 54.8g Protein

Notes

We calculate nutrition information using a third-party calculator. All nutrition information is only estimated information and is not guaranteed to be accurate. Please use your preferred nutrition calculator to check the nutrition information.

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