Cilantro Pesto Chicken

Cilantro Pesto Chicken

Easy keto dinner with Cilantro Pesto, chicken, & avocado. Pour Cilantro Lime Butter on steamed broccoli for quick keto side. 

 cilantro lime pesto chicken recipe for keto dinner recipes

Keto Ingredients

  • 6 oz. Chicken Breast
  • 1 tbsp. Butter or Cilantro Lime Butter
  • 2 tbsp. Cilantro Pesto
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • Fresh Lime Juice
  • Mineral Salt & Black Pepper
  • Optional Marinade: Lemon Juice & Cilantro

Keto Cooking

Marinate chicken breast in lemon juice and cilantro overnight (optional). Pan cook chicken in butter on high until done, about 15 minutes. Cut into the meat to make sure it is cooked through. Warm cilantro pesto in the microwave and spread on top. Slice and plate avocado on the side. Garnish with fresh cilantro, hot sauce, lime, parmesan, butter, nuts, seeds, salt & pepper.

Keto Cooking Tips

Quickly steam broccoli in the microwave for a keto-friendly side. Put chopped broccoli in a closed container with a bit of water and cook until tender, about 1 minute. Strain water. Mix in pieces of herb butter.

Keto Nutrition

  • Fat 44g
  • Net Carbs 2g
  • Protein 57g

    Make more keto-friendly by lowering meat and adding leafy greens & Toasted Nuts.

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