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Keto Creamy Chicken with Basil Pesto Zucchini Ribbons

This keto dinner is so delicious, filling, super healthy and quick and easy! Everything you need to build muscle, shed kilos and keep the family happy all at the same time! 
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Savoury
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Ingredients pesto

  • 50 g parmesan cheese
  • 55 g fresh basil leaves
  • 5 g 1 clove garlic
  • 40 g pinenuts
  • 15 g capers drained weight from vinegar/brine
  • 20 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Ingredients for Chicken

  • 700 g chicken breast diced into 2-3cm pieces
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil/refined coconut oil/lard etc
  • 350 g cream pouring/whipping/pure/thickened
  • 400 g broccoli chopped into bite sized florets

For the zucchini ribbons

  • 1 kg zucchini to yield approx 700g zucchini ribbons

To garnish

  • Parmesan cheese shavings and/or a few fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • To prepare the pesto, chop parmesan 10 seconds / speed 9 / mc on, or grate finely
  • Place all remaining pesto ingredients into the mixer, chop 3 seconds / speed 5 / mc on, or in a food processor/blender until finely chopped, set aside
  • Heat a large frying pan, with the 2 tsp cooking oil, and add chicken, salt and pepper. Cook on high heat, stirring occasionally until browned on all sides
  • Add cream and broccoli and continue cooking on hight heat for 10 minutes, until its reduced down, stir through pesto
  • Prepare zucchini ribbons using a good vegetable peeler, and set aside in a large bowl
  • Pour cooked sauce onto the zucchini, mix using tongs, separating the zucchini ribbons coating them in sauce
  • Serve with optional garnish
  • Leftovers can be stored in the fridge up to 5 days and reheated in the microwave, freezing not recommended

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Nutrition

Serving: 475g | Carbohydrates: 5.9g | Protein: 48.5g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 22.5g | Sodium: 820mg | Sugar: 5.4g
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