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Kevin Curry

Low Carb Mediterranean Diet Chicken Recipe With Tabbouleh

Low Carb Mediterranean Diet Chicken Recipe With Tabbouleh

Ingredients for 4 servings

* Optional Substitution Note
  • Chicken
  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs, fat trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper
  • Low-Carb Tabbouleh
  • 1 lb cauliflower florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup (tightly packed) finely chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup (tightly packed) finely chopped mint
  • juice from 1 lemon (or more/less to taste)
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper (to taste)


Step 1

Set oven to 420F/216C.

Step 2

Season chicken thighs in a large bowl. Let them rest/marinate for at least 20 minutes.

Step 3

Spray an oven safe nonstick skillet with a little olive oil, then place on medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, toss in the marinated chicken thighs. Sear on each side for 2 to 3 minutes until the outside has dark edges and is crispy. Place in the oven and bake for 6 to 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add cauliflower florets to a food processor and pulse blend to create cauliflower “couscous.” Add it a bowl along with the remaining ingredients. Fold and mix everything together and season to taste with sea salt & pepper (and any other of the ingredients EXCEPT for oil).

Step 5

Build the meals and enjoy!

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Prep 5min
Cook 15min
Total 20min

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!