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Keto Smack Chicken

1g Net Carbs
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 410 kcal

Ingredients
  

INGREDIENTS FOR CHICKEN:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Himalayan salt to taste
  • 1 whole chicken 4-5 lbs

INGREDIENTS FOR SAUCE:

  • 1 sliced jalapeño remove seeds for milder flavor
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons mint
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • add salt if needed

Instructions
 

  • Mix olive oil, lemon juice, and all the spices in a bowl and set aside.
  • Spatchcock the chicken (cut the backbone out) and save for broth.
  • Spread some of the marinade on the backside of the chicken and place in a cast iron skillet.
  • Using your fingers separate the skin from meat and add a little bit of marinade to breast and legs and thighs. Reserve 1-1 1/2 tablespoon of the marinade for later
  • Massage the skin with 1 tablespoon olive oil and bake at 400° F for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes remove the chicken from the oven and brush the skin with reserved marinade.
  • Put it back in the oven and cook for another 20-25 minutes
  • Make the chutney by blending all the ingredients except the mayonnaise.
  • Whisk the blended chutney in to the mayonnaise until smooth.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and rest a few minutes.
  • Serve with your choice of salad or vegetables and the cilantro mint chutney.

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Notes

Chutney is sauce usual made with yogurt, cilantro, mint, and some kind of chili pepper. I make it with mayonnaise so it’s keto friendly. You can also use sour cream. I don’t feel the need for adding salt if I use mayonnaise but taste and adjust salt to taste. This sauce has 6 servings. Calories: 135 Net Carbs: 0g
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Nutrition

Serving: 1ozFiber: 0.6gCalories: 410kcalFat: 10.9gProtein: 75.4gCarbohydrates: 1.9g
Keyword keto chicken, Keto smack chicken, roasted Chicken
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