Hardly a dish, but great low-carb fun with fan chicken

Updated: 23.06.2022 – 20:16

Low carb luxury
Baked chicken with cherry tomatoes


Photo: Shutterstock/ Elena Shashkina

Your low-carb summer treat: chicken with lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Try the summer 2022 trend and see for yourself!

Is there anything more pleasant than the delicious aroma of dishes from the oven? With our delicious stewed cherry tomato chicken and some salad, the taste of summer is perfect!

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 2 packages of bacon for breakfast
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeños
  • 1 lemon
  • 300 grams of cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of oregano
  • 2 packs of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • Salt pepper
  • 1 package of arugula or baby spinach
  • a little olive oil

Approximately per serving:

  • 482 calories
  • 24 grams of fat
  • 4 grams of carbohydrates
  • 51 g of protein

And this is how it is done:


  1. Rinse the chicken, pat it dry and make about 6 deep cuts, but don’t cut it. Season with plenty of salt and pepper.
  2. Peel both onions and cut into strips. Stuff the folded bacon, jalapeños and about half of the sliced ​​onions. Grate the lemon zest all over the chicken breasts. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with oregano. Heat the oven to 200 degrees (convection).
  3. Leave the cherry tomatoes on the stems and wash them. Peel the garlic cloves and roughly chop. Then marinate the cherry tomatoes, the other half of the onion strips and the garlic in a bowl with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and sugar.
  4. Arrange the chicken breasts and cherry tomatoes on two baking sheets and bake in the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Arrange the chicken on a plate with some salad. Season the salad with salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice.


Looking for a light summer dish that isn’t too heavy on your stomach? Then our fan chicken recipe is just right! And with just 4 grams of carbs per serving, it’s a true low-carb meal, too. Fan chicken is proof that giving up carbs doesn’t mean giving up pleasure. This creation is perfect for warm days because it is easily digestible and yet fragrant. In addition, our fan chicken is prepared quite quickly. You also save almost entirely on washing, since everything is prepared in the oven. If that’s not reason enough to try our fan chicken! Discover your new favorite meal for hot days and get creative with the filling!


Chicken is especially popular when the temperature rises, as the meat is lean and light. We present a delicious combination with chicken in our recipe for chicken breast with asparagus and rhubarb. Also check out this unusual but delicious recipe for Chicken Tenders with Strawberry Cucumber Salsa. This chicken breast stuffed with green asparagus and mozzarella is just as delicious. If you want a little extra, we recommend this Baked Chicken Kiev with Diced Potatoes and Parsley.

You can also find more chicken recipes in our photo gallery:


In our video we also show you how to prepare a crispy basil marinade for your chicken:



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