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Garlic Paprika Braised Chicken Recipe

Ever wondered what dish could bring comfort and flavor to your dinner table without compromising your keto lifestyle? Look no further than this tantalizing Garlic Paprika Braised Chicken recipe. Perfect for a cozy night in or a special occasion, this dish boasts a delightful combination of spices and textures that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Garlic Paprika Braised Chicken

Garlic Paprika Braised Chicken 

Get ready for a flavor explosion with this easy, one-pan dish. Seasoned with paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, chicken thighs take center stage in this savory creation. Paired with the earthiness of yellow onions, the freshness of oregano, and the richness of heavy whipping cream, each bite is a symphony of tastes that will leave you craving more.


  • Chicken thighs
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper
  • Yellow onion
  • Fresh oregano
  • Garlic cloves
  • Tomato paste
  • Chicken stock
  • Bay leaf
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Riced cauliflower (for serving)


  1. Season the chicken thighs generously with paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Let them marinate in the fridge for 20-30 minutes.
  2. Dice half a yellow onion and chop some fresh oregano.
  3. In a pan, sauté the diced onion and chopped oregano until translucent, approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Add the seasoned chicken thighs to the pan along with chopped garlic cloves and tomato paste. Fry until the chicken is slightly browned, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Pour in about 2 cups of chicken stock and add a bay leaf. Allow the chicken to braise in the liquid for an additional 10-15 minutes.
  6. Just before serving, stir in a splash of red wine vinegar and heavy whipping cream to add richness and depth to the dish.
  7. Garnish with a few fresh oregano leaves and serve over riced cauliflower for a low-carb twist.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Chicken thighs: 0g carbs
  • Paprika: 1g carb per tablespoon
  • Garlic powder: 1g carb per teaspoon
  • Salt & pepper: 0g carbs
  • Yellow onion: 9g carbs per cup (sliced)
  • Fresh oregano: 1g carb per tablespoon
  • Garlic cloves: 1g carb per clove
  • Tomato paste: 6g carbs per tablespoon
  • Chicken stock: 1g carb per cup
  • Bay leaf: 0g carbs
  • Red wine vinegar: 0.1g carb per tablespoon
  • Heavy whipping cream: 0.8g carbs per tablespoon
  • Riced cauliflower: 3g carbs per cup (cooked)


Say goodbye to bland keto dinners and hello to a burst of flavor with this Garlic Paprika Braised Chicken recipe. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or entertaining guests, this dish is sure to impress with its simplicity and depth of taste. So grab your ingredients, and let’s get cooking!

Recipe and Image By: @patrickmaese

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