The fresh lemon and thyme give new life to the classic combination of chicken and string beans. Enjoy!

Ready in 30 minutes
Serves 4 people

Macros: 7g net carbs, 4g Fiber, 38g fat, 40g protein

Ingredients

  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 2 medium yellow onions, sliced
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, cut in ½” pieces
  • ½ cup ghee, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups fresh string beans, trimmed
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 lemon, quartered

Preparation

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add sliced almonds. Cook until the almonds start to brown, stirring constantly. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add ½ of the ghee to pan. Once melted, add the sliced onions and sauté until golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  4. Season chicken with salt and pepper, add to pan, and sauté for 4-5 minutes (until reaches 165 degrees). Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  5. Add the remaining ghee to the pan, Once melted, add the string beans and the water to the pan. Cover and steam fry the string beans for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Plate onions and string beans.
  7. Place chicken over onions, and garnish with fresh thyme.
  8. Garnish the string beans with the toasted almonds.
  9. Serve with a piece of lemon on the side.