Keto Chicken Kiev (Low Carb, Gluten Free, Nut Free)

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This delicious keto chicken kiev recipe is low carb, gluten free, nut free and perfect for any weeknight or weekend meal for the family!

Chicken kiev is a dish made from thinly, pounded chicken breast rolled and stuffed with a nugget of butter and herbs then coated with eggs and breadcrumbs. It can be a bit time consuming, but well worth the effort to make it on a weekend entertaining friends and family. It’s especially nice for a change when you’re sick and tired of boring chicken breasts, this definitely ups your chicken game! 

It’s really simple to make chicken kiev low carb when all you really need to change is the outer breadcrumbs that are typically used for this recipe. The chicken breast gets pounded thinly then slit open in the center of each breast. Making the herbed butter is quite easy as well using fresh herbs and delicious grass-fed butter mixed together. Whey protein powder and parmesan makes for the crispy outer coating you see in these pictures. You will just fry these for a few minutes in avocado oil to give them some brown color then finish cooking in the oven.  Add a delicious side ofmashed cauliflower and you’ve got a fantastic keto, low carb chicken dinner! 

Cutting Board-Having more than one size cutting board is ideal as well as being able to clean this in your dishwasher. 

Chef Knife– Every home chef needs a fabulous knife to make working in the kitchen at home a breeze!

Large Frying Pan– I love Rachel Ray’s collection of frying pans with awesome handles and a nonstick surface.

Parchment paper-Makes clean up a so easy!

Baking Pan– Again, Rachel Rays baking pans in different sizes are my favorites.

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Keto Chicken Kiev (Low Carb, Gluten Free, Nut Free)

When you’re craving comfort food, nothing hits the mark like a good old kiev. These Keto Chicken Kievs are made using a combination of whey protein and parmesan to give an awesome crumb without all the carbs. Serve with cauliflower mash for the best comforting low carb dinner, a nice salad, fresh green beans or broccoli.


  • 24
    chicken breasts
    or (600g) or 4 breasts about 6 ounces each
  • 1- 1/4
    whey protein
  • 1/3
    grated parmesan
  • salt
    (to taste)
  • pepper
    (to taste)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
    avocado olive oil
    For frying

Parsley Garlic Butter

  • 6
    unsalted butter
    room temp
  • 2
  • 1
    lemon juice
  • 2
    fresh parsley
    chopped (8g)
  • 1/2
    sea salt
  • 1/3
    ground black pepper


  1. Place all the butter ingredients in a bowl and whisk with a fork to combine. Option to use a stick blender. Chill in fridge while you prepare the chicken.

  2. Add the chicken breasts to a chopping board. Make a deep pocket in the thick end of each breast using a sharp knife, about half way into the fillet. Careful not to cut through or the butter will leak.

  3. Split the butter into 4 and push equal amounts into each pocket. Seal with your hands.

  4. Add the whey, parmesan and seasoning to a large shallow bowl. Add the eggs to another.

    Dip each breast in the egg then the whey, repeating so each Kiev has a double coating. (This ensures the kievs are juicy on the inside and crisp on the outside. Keep any spare whey mix to one side.)

  5. Place on a parchment lined baking tray and chill in the fridge for 1 hour. If you find the whey has absorbed into the egg a little after chilling, just sprinkle with a little more whey mix before frying.

  6. Preheat the oven to 350F / 180C / 160 fan.

  7. Heat the oil in a large non stick frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the kievs for 2 – 3 minutes each side or until golden – watch so the batter doesn’t burn. Cook two at a time to avoid overcrowding and uneven cooking.

  8. Transfer to a baking tray and cook in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes or until cooked through.

  9. Season with optional salt, lemon and parsley to serve.

  10. Storage: Best fresh or refrigerate for one day, but the crumb and filling may be different.

Recipe Notes

Net Carbs 

Please note that the oil for frying does not get completely absorbed into the chicken, therefore only about 2 tbsp is calculated into the nutritional information. 

Nutrition Facts

Keto Chicken Kiev (Low Carb, Gluten Free, Nut Free)

Amount Per Serving (1 kiev)

Calories 628
Calories from Fat 306

% Daily Value*

Fat 34g52%

Saturated Fat 15g94%

Trans Fat 1g

Polyunsaturated Fat 1g

Monounsaturated Fat 1g

Cholesterol 255mg85%

Sodium 842mg37%

Potassium 685mg20%

Carbohydrates 3g1%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 1g1%

Protein 75g150%

Vitamin A 950IU19%

Vitamin C 6mg7%

Calcium 125mg13%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Blessings, Brenda

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