KETO CHICKEN, BRUSSEL SPROUTS, AND BACON

Recipe by: Jenn Jonkman of Hale Holistics

ABOUT THIS RECIPE

Everyone loves a one pan meal because they're easy to make. But what if it includes bacon? The appeal can only increase from there, right? This Keto friendly chicken, brussel sprouts, and bacon recipe is a great addition to your one pan meal repertoire!

The key to a great one pan meal is to use a deep oven safe pan. I prefer the Calphalon brand of pans myself because these hard anodized bad boys can go right up to 450 degrees in the oven without too much trouble. Just remember not to touch the handle and use oven safe mitts when take the pan in and out of a hot oven!

NUTRITION INFO

Total Servings4
Serving Size2 Thighs and 1/2 Brussel Sprouts
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories503
Total Fat38g
Protein35g
Net Carbohydrates7g

INGREDIENTS

Half a standard package of bacon cubed
1 lb halved from top to bottom brussel sprouts
6-8 chicken Thighs
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup butter
2 tbsp of your favorite no carb spice blend

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F.

  1. Fry bacon over medium high heat until lightly browned
  2. While the bacon is going, sprinkle seasoning on the skin side of the thighs
  3. Place the brussel sprouts center sides down in the pan
  4. Let them cook untouched for a minute or two
  5. Add the balsamic vinegar and stir to deglaze the pan
  6. Stir for about 2 minutes until fully incorporated
  7. Remove the brussel sprouts and bacon from pan but do not drain the fat
  8. Add the butter to the remaining bacon fat until melted
  9. Flick a little water on the pan, when it sizzles it's ready to go
  10. Place the chicken thighs skin side down in the pan for 5 minutes
  11. Use tongs to flip thighs
  12. Remove from heat and add brussels and bacon over thighs
  13. Place pan uncovered into the oven for 30 mins

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