Keto Roasted Chicken

Dish Info

Every cook needs a few classic recipes to turn to, and this Keto Roasted Chicken is one I think you will enjoy. It works just as well for a Sunday dinner as it does on your holiday table. This is one of those recipes that is deceptively easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser!


– ¼ cup avocado oil – 1 tablespoon smoked paprika – 1 tablespoon sea salt – ½ tablespoon garlic powder – ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – 4 ½ pound roasting chicken – ⅔ cups mixed herbs parsley, rosemary, or thyme – 1 lemon quartere

Preheat the oven to 450° F.  In a small bowl mix together the avocado oil, smoked paprika, salt, garlic powder, and pepper.

Loosen the skin from the chicken breast and rub some of the seasoned oil between the skin and breast. Rub the remaining oil on the inside and outside of the chicken.

Stuff the cavity of the chicken with the herbs and lemon. Truss the chicken set on a rack on a roasting pan.

Roast the chicken for 50 minutes to 1 hour, basting with the juices occasionally, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the inner thigh registers 160° F.

let rest for 15 minutes.