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One-Skillet Mozzarella Chicken Thighs

Sizzling chicken thighs for your delight.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 412 kcal


  • 3 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning divided
  • sea salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes multi-colored, quartered
  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese sliced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • basil garnish with sprigs


  • Preheat ven to 425°F.
  • Heat1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat.
  • Rub the chicken thighs with the remaining olive oil and sprinkle both sides with one tablespoon Italian seasoning. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and transfer to the hot skillet. 
  • Cook or 4-5 minutes per side, or until the chicken develops a golden crust. Remove from heat and add butter, chicken broth, and cherry tomatoes. Top each chicken thigh with a slice of fresh Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes and remaining Italian seasoning. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.  
  • Transfer skillet into pre-heated oven and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and the Mozzarella is melted. Remove from oven and allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes.
  • To serve, top chicken with some pan sauce and fresh basil sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately with loaded cauliflower au gratin for a complete LCHF meal or your choice of sides. Enjoy!


Calories: 412kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 38gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 189mgSodium: 462mgPotassium: 455mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 598IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 229mgIron: 2mg
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