Low Carb Chimichurri Chicken

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Well hello! I’m excited that you are thinking about making this naturally low carb Roasted Chimichurri Chicken Recipe. It’s fan-freaking-tastic and takes boring old roasted chicken to new exotic, spicy level.

You can thank Argentina for this wonderful dish that your family will ask for again and again.

Served Roasted Chimichurri Chicken

🥘Ingredients:

  • 5 lb Chicken (4-5 pounds whole) or your favorite cuts.

Chimichurri Butter

  • ½ stick butter Melted
  • 5 tbsp Chimichurri Sauce Follow the link to this easy recipe. It takes 5 minutes.

👩🏾‍🍳How to make the Chimichurri Chicken:

Chimichurri Butter

  • Make the Chimichurri Sauce if you haven’t already. The link to the easy recipe is in the post.
  • Mix the melted butter with the Chimichurri Sauce until combined.

Roasted Chicken

  • Pre-heat oven to 400F
  • Rub the Chimichurri butter all over chicken, including under the skin as mush as possible and place in a roasting pan.
  • Bake the chicken (uncovered) at 400F for 30 minutes
  • Lower heat to 350F, baste chicken and bake for another 60-75 minutes or until the thighs register 165°F or 74°C. Rest (tented with foil) for at least 10-15 minutes before carving the chicken.

If your chicken is larger, smaller or you are just making your favorite cuts, you can start with baking for 50-60 minutes before checking for doneness with a meat thermometer.

The meat should read 165F and have a crispy skin when done. A good rule of thumb is about 15 minutes per pound of baking time per pound of whole chicken.

Pieces or “cuts” of meat will take less time.

  • Serve immediately with additional Chimichurri Sauce or sauce of your choice.

I love this chicken with spicy mayo as a dipping sauce.

🍽️Equipment:

I love cast iron for roasting chicken. Nothing beats it’s ability to keep heat even. And this enameled pan makes clean up easy.

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📋Tips & FAQ’s:

Do I have to use a whole chicken?

Nope. You can use any cuts you like. It’s easier if your chicken has the skin on so that you can rub the sauce into the meat in a place that it will have no choice but the “stick”. Plus crispy chicken skin is amazing.

But, you can use skinless cuts if that your “thang”. Just make sure to marinate it for at least 15 – 60 minutes if time allows and cook to 165F.

What side dishes go great with this spicy Chimichurri roast chicken recipe?

Just about any low carb side dish would be great with this meal. Here are a few of our favorites:

That’s all for the Roasted Chimichurri Chicken Recipe!

I hope you love this chicken recipe as much as my family did!

As always, leave any questions or comments in the section below.

Hasta Luego for now….

Brandy

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Roasted Chimichurri Chicken

Brandy
This spicy chicken is slathered with spicy chimichurri butter and roasted to crispy perfection. You can roast a whole chicken or just your favorite cuts. This amazing Argentian dish is healthy, warm and inviting.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Argentinean
Servings 6 people
Calories 510 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 5 lb Chicken 4-5 pounds whole or your favorite cuts.

Chimichurri Butter

  • ½ stick butter Melted
  • 5 tbsp Chimichurri Sauce Follow the link to this easy recipe. It takes 5 minutes.

Instructions
 

Chimichurri Butter

  • Make the Chimichurri Sauce if you haven't already. The link to the easy recipe is in the post and in the ingredients above.
    Making Roasted Chimichurri chicken
  • Mix the melted butter with the Chimichurri Sauce until combined.
    Chimichurri Sauce

Roasted Chicken

  • Pre-heat oven to 400F
    Preheat baking oven
  • Rub the Chimichurri butter all over chicken, including under the skin as much as possible and place in a roasting pan.
    Rubbed Chimichurri Chicken
  • Bake the chicken (uncovered) at 400F for 30 minutes
    Closed oven
  • Lower heat to 350F, baste chicken and bake for another 60-75 minutes or until the thighs register 165°F or 74°C. Rest (tented with foil) for at least 10-15 minutes before carving the chicken.
    See post if your chicken is larger or smaller.
    Aluminum Foil
  • Serve immediately with additional Chimichurri Sauce or sauce of your choice.
    Served Roasted Chimichurri Chicken

Notes

The nutrition for this recipe is based on making 6 servings of chicken.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pieceCalories: 510kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 34gFat: 41gSodium: 194mgFiber: 1gFat Ratio per Serving: 72.35%Protein Ratio per Serving: 26.67%
Keyword chicken, gluten free
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