Pan Fried Chicken Thighs with Green Beans

low carb | gluten free

A simple, healthy skillet meal with bold flavors!

gather ingredients


Boneless and skinless chicken thighs, fresh green beans, lemon, garlic, butter and simple seasonings create a flavorful pan fried chicken thigh skillet meal!

prep chicken


Season the chicken thighs with a simple spice mix of salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Steam the green beans in the skillet for a few minutes, then remove and set aside.

pan fry chicken 


In the same skillet, add avocado oil and pan fry the chicken thighs for about 5-7 minutes per side over medium-high heat. Remove and set aside.

make the sauce


Deglaze the pan with chicken broth, then add garlic, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes. Simmer for a few minutes to reduce by half, then stir in the butter.



Add the steamed green beans and the pan fried chicken thighs back into the skillet. Gently toss in the sauce to coat evenly. Garnish with more red pepper flakes of parsley!