Keto Mediterranean Chicken

In a cozy, whitewashed kitchen where the scent of the sea mingled with the warmth of the Mediterranean sun, Lucia prepared for a dinner that promised to be as nourishing as it was delightful. Having embraced the ketogenic lifestyle, she sought to craft a meal that would not only cater to her dietary preferences but also celebrate the vibrant flavors of her Mediterranean heritage.

The centerpiece of the evening’s menu was a Keto Mediterranean Chicken, a dish inspired by the traditional recipes passed down through generations, yet tailored to fit a modern, health-conscious approach. Lucia carefully selected two chickens, opting for a mix of legs, thighs, and breast fillets to offer a variety of textures and flavors to her guests. The onions, celery, and cilantro, fresh from the morning market, were chopped with precision, their colors a vivid reminder of the lushness of the Mediterranean landscape.

The zest of a lemon, freshly grated, promised to add a burst of brightness to the dish, while the pitted green olives, a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, were ready to lend their briny depth. Lucia’s seasoning choices were deliberate, a blend of olive oil, Himalayan salt, turmeric, and a sprinkle of black pepper, each chosen for their health benefits and their ability to enhance the natural flavors of the chicken.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the dining table set under an ancient olive tree, Lucia presented her Keto Mediterranean Chicken. The aroma of the spices mingled with the citrus notes of the lemon and the earthiness of the vegetables, inviting her guests to partake in a culinary journey that was both a homage to the past and a nod to the present. With each bite, they were reminded of the power of simple, wholesome ingredients to bring people together, creating memories that would linger long after the last morsel was savored.


Harlan Kilstein’s Keto Mediterranean Chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 66 kcal


  • 2 Chickens 5 legs and 5 Thighs or 10 pieces of chicken breast fillets
  • 4 onions
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 bunch of celery
  • 1 cup pitted green olives



  1. Clean your chicken
  2. Add chicken to Roasting Pan
  3. Add seasoning then mix
  4. Put aside let marinate
  5. Cut onions into cubes
  6. Cut lemon in thin circles then into triangles
  7. Cut celery into sticks keeping them finger length
  8. Chop cilantro
  9. Place everything into the roasting pan with chicken and spices by adding everything together and mixing well
  10. Add half a cup of water
  11. Cover with aluminum foil
  12. Let cook for 1 hour covered
  13. Then half hour uncovered
  14. Depending on your oven make sure to check till golden brown

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