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Garlic Braised Chicken and Kale

Garlic Braised Chicken with Kale

Garlic Braised Chicken with Kale is nutrient rich, Keto-friendly, dairy-free, and so flavorful. It's the perfect delicious and healthy weeknight dinner!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Braised Chicken with Kale
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 344 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 6 chicken thighs , bone in and skin on
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large yellow onion , diced
  • 6 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 lemon , zested and juiced
  • 1 bunch curly kale , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Heat the oil in a large dutch oven on medium-high heat.
  3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and place them skin-side down in the dutch oven.
  4. Cook the chicken for 5-6 minutes, then flip the chicken over and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  5. Remove the chicken from the heat and set aside.
  6. Reduce to medium heat, then add the onion and cook for 5-6 minutes until translucent.

  7. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  8. Place the chicken back in the dutch oven, skin-side up.
  9. Add the chicken broth, wine, lemon juice, and lemon zest to the dutch oven.
  10. Cover the dutch oven and place it in the oven. Cook for 20-25 minutes.

  11. Add the kale leaves to the dutch oven and stir. Cover the dutch oven again and cook in the oven for an additional 5-6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Braised Chicken with Kale
Amount Per Serving
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 510mg21%
Potassium 507mg14%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 2253IU45%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.