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keto chicken scampi
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Keto Chicken Scampi

Creamy, buttery, garlicky and lemony - what's not to love? This easy keto Chicken Scampi is going to be your family's new favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, chicken dinner, chicken recipes, one pot meals
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 291kcal
Author: Chef Jenn


  • 2 pounds raw chicken tenders
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large skillet. Sesaon the chicken tenders with the salt and pepper. Over medium-high heat, brown the chicken on both sides. Work in batches and don't over-crowd the pan. Add more oil as needed.
  • Remove the chicken and add the garlic. Cook for one minute. Add the chicken broth and simmer a few minutes to reduce and concentrate the broth flavor.
  • Return the chicken to the pan (along with any juices) and simmer the chicken 2-3 minutes or until it is cooked through. Remove the chicken to a serving dish, leaving the juice behind in the pan.
  • Cut the cold garlic into chunks. Remove the broth from the heat and add the lemon juice. Using a whisk, whisk in 2-3 of the cold butter cubes to the pan, whisking until melted. Add another 2-3 cubes and repeat until the butter is incpororated and the sauce is slightly thickened. Add the green onion and parsley and check for seasoning.
  • Spoon the sauce over the chicken tenders and enjoy!



Serving: 3tenders and sauce | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 604mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 282IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbohydrates: 2g