Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

Channel your inner Rachael Ray and whip up this weeknight meal in 30 minutes or less. I think the method for cooking this chicken is wonderful. The pieces are coated in Parmesan then fried in the sun-dried tomato oil. This creates a flavorful sear on the chicken itself.

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

Then these chicken thighs are smothered in a creamy sun-dried tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese, taking this meal to the next level. This recipe is perfect with zoodles or a side salad.

Yields 6 servings of Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

The Preparation

Chicken Thighs

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1.3 pounds (6-pieces) chicken thighs, skinless and boneless
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Creamy Sauce

  • ¼ cup oil from jarred sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese

The Execution

1. Add the Parmesan cheese for the chicken, salt, and some pepper to a plate. Dip the chicken in the mixture to coat it.

Chicken being breaded with cheese.

Chicken being breaded with cheese.


2. Preheat the sun-dried tomato oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the cheese coated chicken for several minutes on each side, so that the chicken is browned. Set the chicken aside while you make the sauce.

Cooking chicken thighs in sun-dried tomato oil.

Cooking chicken thighs in sun-dried tomato oil.


3. Add the sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes start to soften.

Cooking sun-dried tomatoes.

Cooking sun-dried tomatoes.


4. Add the heavy cream, and sprinkle in the remaining Parmesan cheese. Whisk together to create the finished sauce.

Adding cream to the sun-dried tomato sauce.

Adding cream to the sun-dried tomato sauce.


5. Add the chicken back to the skillet and continue cooking until the chicken is cooked completely through.

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

This makes a total of 6 servings of Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs. Each serving comes out to be 526.08 Calories, 42.33g Fats, 7.93g Net Carbs, and 30.45g Protein.

Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs Calories Fat(g) Carbs(g) Fiber(g) Net Carbs(g) Protein(g)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 315 21 10 0 10 21
1.3 pounds (6-pieces) chicken thighs  967 46 0 0 0 143
¼ cup oil from jarred sun-dried tomatoes 495 56 0 0 0 0
1 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes 139 1.6 30 6.6 23.4 7.6
4 cloves garlic 18 0.1 4 0.3 3.7 0.8
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 8.5 0.3 1.9 1.2 0.7 0.3
1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream 1214 129 9.8 0 9.8 10
Totals 3156.5 254 55.7 8.1 47.6 182.7
Per Serving(/6) 526.08 42.33 9.28 1.35 7.93 30.45

Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs

This makes a total of 6 servings of Keto Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Thighs. Each serving comes out to be 526.08 Calories, 42.33g Fats, 7.93g Net Carbs, and 30.45g Protein.

The Preparation

    Chicken Thighs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1.3 pounds (6-pieces) chicken thighs, skinless and boneless
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Creamy Sauce
  • ¼ cup oil from jarred sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese

The Execution

  1. Add the Parmesan cheese for the chicken, salt, and some pepper to a plate. Dip the chicken in the mixture to coat it.
  2. Preheat the sun-dried tomato oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the cheese coated chicken for several minutes on each side, so that the chicken is browned. Set the chicken aside while you make the sauce.
  3. Add the sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes start to soften.
  4. Add the heavy cream, and sprinkle in the remaining Parmesan cheese. Whisk together to create the finished sauce.
  5. Add the chicken back to the skillet and continue cooking until the chicken is cooked completely through.

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