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Chicken salad – 2 filling recipes

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Chicken salad with crispy lettuce, nice creamy sauce of homemade keto mayonnaise, fresh and colorful vegetables – perfect for a satisfying lunch. Here are two recipes that are perfectly suitable for following the keto regime due to their low carbohydrate content.

Keto chicken salad

Crispy bacon, fresh lettuce and juicy cherry tomatoes combine perfectly in this keto salad recipe. Add a few tender pieces of grilled chicken or fry in a pan. Serve with fragrant garlic sauce to have a perfectly finished chicken salad.

Preparation time: 5 + 30 minutes

Servings Per Container: 4

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 4 g net carbohydrates, 56 g fat, 43 g protein and 702 calories

Necessary products:

  • 230 g bacon (optional)
  • 30 g of ghee butter
  • 450 g chicken fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • lettuce
  • 110 g cherry tomatoes

For the garlic sauce:

  • 180 ml. homemade keto mayonnaise
  • ½ Garlic powder

Method of preparation:

  1. Start by making the garlic sauce by mixing the homemade keto mayonnaise with the garlic powder in a bowl. Stir and set aside.
  2. Fry the pieces of bacon in ghee (optional) until crispy. Transfer to a plate. Save the fat for later.
  3. Cut the chicken fillets into chunks, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Fry the chicken until golden brown and cook in the same pan with the fat in which you prepared the bacon. You can grill the meat.
  5. Rinse and cut the lettuce, then divide it into 4 plates, garnish with chicken, bacon, cherry tomatoes (cut in halves) and garlic sauce.

Advice:

  • You can use the fat released from cooking bacon to prepare a delicious vinaigrette to flavor the salad. Just add a little vinegar, salt and pepper, stir and season the salad.
  • Prepare the salad to your liking. Instead of bacon, use avocado, add cucumber, fresh onion or other vegetables to your liking.

Venezuelan chicken salad

Creamy chicken salad, rich in useful fats, coming from avocado and homemade keto mayonnaise. It does not contain dairy products and is low in carbohydrates.

Preparation time: 10 + 30 minutes

Servings Per Container: 4

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 2 g net carbohydrates, 35 g fat, 28 g protein and 451 calories

Necessary products:

  • 450 g chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 240 ml. water
  • 2 pcs. ripe avocado
  • 8 g fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons homemade keto mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp juice of freshly squeezed lemon

Method of preparation:

  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt.
  2. Heat half the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry the meat for 5 minutes on each side. Pour the water into the pan and place a tightly closing lid on it. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until the water evaporates and the meat is cooked through.
  3. Remove the chicken from the pan and grate it. Allow to cool before making the salad.
  4. Cut both avocados into cubes. Put them in a bowl and pour the chopped coriander, homemade keto mayonnaise and freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  5. Add the chicken, season with olive oil and spices to taste and serve the salad on the table.

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