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One Pan Greek Chicken Dinner (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)

This Paleo, Whole30 + Keto one pan Greek chicken dinner is an easy weeknight dinner, made with simple ingredients. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 464 kcal
Author Justin + Erica Winn | Real Simple Good

Ingredients

For the marinade/sauce:

  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil (plus more for greasing pan)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon, juice of (keep the halves after you squeeze them)

For the rest:

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 6 cups cauliflower, riced
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 3 cups spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk together sauce in a small jar or bowl. Place chicken in a shallow dish and pour sauce over. Cover and marinate for at least 15 minutes. 

  2. While the chicken is marinating, process cauliflower in a food processor or with a hand grater if not using pre-riced cauliflower. Set aside. 

  3. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium heat and add a little avocado oil. Once hot, add chicken to pan. Cook chicken without disturbing, for about 6-7 minutes per side, or until golden brown but not burnt. Remove and place on a plate.

  4. Add more avocado oil to the pan if needed and then add cauliflower rice, thyme, spinach and olives. Cook for about 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once cauliflower starts to get tender, season to taste with salt and pepper. 

  5. Nestle chicken back in the pan, and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and serve. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts are an estimate provided for those following a Ketogenic or low-carb diet. See our full nutrition information disclosure here. 

Nutrition Facts
One Pan Greek Chicken Dinner (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 47g94%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.