Are you trying to be healthy on the keto diet while being on a budget?An easy way to keep costs down is to make delicious chicken recipes that are keto diet friendly.
Being on the ketogenic diet does not mean you should spend a lot of money. Chicken is one of the most versatile meats that can be easily seasoned and flavored to anything you like.
The best part about using chicken on the keto diet is that it’s quick and easy to cook (especially for those who dont have alot of time to cook) and its low cost.
Quick Note: Buy packs of chicken breasts or thighs on sale or in bulk and freeze what you aren’t using. Every once in awhile check with the organic chicken breasts prices, sometimes they will get really cheap so I like to buy those because it can be a real steal.
Like I said earlier, chicken can handle any seasoning or flavors you would like to add to it which is amazing because you won’t get bored. Don’t let the fact that you have a tight budget deter you from making delicious healthy meals.
There are so many amazing keto chicken recipes out there but I know these recipes will keep your on your monthly food budget, help you lose weight and stay healthy in the long term.
Here’s 10 Keto Chicken recipes that we make that keep it exciting while being on a budget.
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1. Greek Lemon Chicken Kebabs
Found from A Saucy Kitchen
These chicken kebabs make for super easy meal. The greek inspired fresh lemon marinate is insanely good and easy to find all the ingredients anywhere. You can grill these super easy chicken kebabs or cook them on the stovetop!
2. One Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies
Found from Julia’s Album
These skinless chicken thighs are cooked with asparagus, cherry and sun-dried tomatoes in a delicious basil pesto sauce. Everything is done in one pan, 30 minutes recipe from start to finish you can’t get much easier than this!
3. Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Found from 730 Sage Street
This is a low carb chicken enchilada casserole recipe that everyone will love. Remove the tortillas to keep it low carb and keto friendly and add extra cheese with other keto approved ingredients like avocado, green onions, black olives or sour cream!
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4. Chicken Meatballs Stuffed Provolone
Found from Ketogasm
Keto meatballs are consistently on my keto meal plans because they are easy to make and can lend themselves to any seasonings. So these chicken meatballs are always a big hit, especially since these are stuffed with provolone. Serve them in your favorite tomato sauce for a perfect meal!
5. Zucchini Pasta with Chicken Pistachios
Found from Happy Body Formula
Zucchini pasta (or zoodles) is a fantastic alternative to regular pasta that is keto diet friendly. Zucchini is typically cheaper than pasta anyway and they are so quick to make which makes this a delicious meal! Top with grilled chicken, pistachios, lemon and fresh mint for a complete dish!
6. Easy Cashew Chicken
Found from Keto Connect
This cashew chicken recipes uses pantry stables to create a lower cost and healthier version of your favorite asian takeout dish. Instead of getting unhealthy takeout this keto cashew chicken makes a delicious meal every time!
7. Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders
Found from Wholesum Yum
Bacon wrapped anything is good but these bacon wrapped chicken tenders are everything I want and more! Bacon and keto diet go hand in hand so its exciting to see flavorful recipes like this one that are keto approved. This is a must try!
8. Butter Chicken
Found from Cast Iron Keto
This is a classic Indian staple that is now ketogenic. Serve this flavorful sauce over chicken and cilantro cauliflower rice. The big bold flavors of this meals are insanely delicious. I like to add the fresh jalapenos on top for an added spiciness!
9. White Chicken Chili
Found from Hey Keto Mama
I am so happy to see that you can have chili on the keto diet and this recipe is amazing. It’s not that spicy but it’s packed with flavor. If are like me, make a big batch of this in the slow cooker so you can just set it and forget it. Then you can easily freeze it for ready made meals that won’t cost you anything!
10. Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Parmesan Chicken Zoodles
Found from Cafe Delites
This keto recipe is all about the sauce and the crispy chicken. The zoodles keep it low carb and the sauce is a cream sauce with sun dried tomatoes, garlic and parmesan cheese. Wait to add the zoodles until right before serving so they don’t get too mushy!
It easy to spend way more money then you like on food especially on any new diet. But with these 10 Keto Chicken Recipes now in your back pocket you can stay on budget and enjoy tasty meals that help you reach your weightloss goals.
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