4 from 1 vote
Easy Paleo Chimichurri Bacon Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
An easy, paleo, low carb chicken entree that is full of flavor.
Course: grain free, low carb, paleo
Servings: 5
Calories: 301 kcal
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
  • 1 lb chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 Cup packed flat leaf Italian parsley remove large stems
  • 4 -5 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 4 slices cooked chopped bacon
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2/3 cup olive oil or avocado oil where to buy avocado oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F, and lightly grease a large casserole dish.
  2. In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients except for the chicken thighs. Process until a nice green sauce forms.
  3. Pour a 1/3 of the sauce over the bottom of the casserole dish, and spread around.
  4. Place chicken thighs on top of sauce.
  5. Pour the remainder of the sauce over the chicken. Cover dish with a lid or foil.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or longer if chicken is frozen (40 to 45 minutes). Or until chicken is cooked through the thickest part.
  7. Remove from oven, and let cool a bit before removing lid or cover (steam burns are not fun)
  8. Serve and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Paleo Chimichurri Bacon Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 301 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Protein 21g 42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.