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Servings: 6

Low-Carb Cabbage With Chicken Recipe

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Low-Carb Cabbage With Chicken Recipe - keto, gluten free and low-calorie. This sauteed cabbage with chicken takes 20 minutes to prepare and makes a simple, nutritious and budget friendly family meal.
Low-Carb Cabbage With Chicken Recipe in a ceramic bowl
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  • 2 tbsp olive oil — divided
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs — cut into small pieces
  • 1 carrot — large, shredded
  • 6 cups cabbage — shredded
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp salt — or more to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper — or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup water — or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • parsley for garnishing


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet. Add chicken, season with salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes per side, until lightly browned, and no longer pink. Transfer to a plate. 

  2. Add the remaining olive oil, then add cabbage, carrots, tomato sauce, salt and pepper and garlic powder. Sautee for 5 minutes. Then add water (or chicken stock) and bay leaf. Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently, until the cabbage is tender and cooked. 

  3. Add paprika and chicken. Cook for 5 more minutes, until the chicken is fully cooked. Serve.

Course: Main
Cuisine: bulgarian
Keyword: chicken and cabbage, chicken thigh recipes, low-carb cabbage

Nutrition Information

Calories: 157, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 71mg, Sodium: 530mg, Potassium: 379mg, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 15g, Vitamin A: 2020%, Vitamin C: 26.9%, Calcium: 38%, Iron: 1.2%