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Chicken Lazone

Chicken Lazone is an easy low carb chicken recipe that’s coated in loads of flavor and topped off with a cream sauce. We serve this over zucchini noodles, but it’s just as delicious on it‘s own too! You’ll want to bathe in that creamy sauce!

close up view of chicken lazone

It’s the new year and I’m so excited about all of the hope and excitement and interest in low carb!

I love that people are researching and trying out this way of eating. I think it’s so healthful and it just happens to be so delicious! Total win, right? 

Anyway, this Chicken Lazone recipe is one of those recipes that is perfect for feeding a family because it’s just naturally low in carbs. There are no funky ingredients and no one even realizes they’re eating a low carb meal! Love that.

This is a New Orleans recipe so you know it’s packing some serious flavor, too. 

Let me show you how to do this!

chicken lazone on a plate next to a cast iron skillet

How to make Chicken Lazone: 

First up, we’re going to season our chicken breasts (or thighs, if you prefer) with a bunch of spices.

The spice mix includes chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and salt. 

You should use about half of the spice mix for the chicken and then save the remainder for seasoning the sauce.

Once your chicken is seasoned with the spices, melt some butter in a large heavy-bottomed skillet. I use my cast iron skillet for this. 

chicken cooked in butter on skillet

Add the chicken to the skillet and cook on both sides until it’s cooked through. 

Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside. 

Add some heavy cream, butter, and the remaining spice mix to the skillet and whisk to combine. 

chicken lazone sauce in skillet

Let the sauce come to a boil and thicken up a bit and then add your chicken back in.

Spoon some sauce over your chicken and get ready to dig in!

We like this chicken Lazone over zucchini noodles, but it’s also good on it’s own. However you serve it, I think your whole family is going to devour this one! It’s so flavorful! 

Chicken lazone on a plate with a fork

More low carb recipes to try: 

Crock Pot Roast: Wait til you see what I use to replace the potatoes!

Brussels Sprout with Bacon: An easy low carb side dish!

Low Carb Chicken Casserole: Even my kids eat the veggies in this one!

Goulash: You won’t believe what I use to replace the macaroni! 

Chicken lazone in a cast iron skillet

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Chicken Lazone

Chicken lazone is an easy flavorful chicken recipe that's ready in about 20 minutes!

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 4 thin sliced chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Add the salt, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika to a small bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Sprinkle half of the spice mixture over both sides of the chicken breasts to season. Reserve remaining seasoning.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat until melted.
  4. Add the chicken breasts and cook for about 5 minutes per side or until cooked through.
  5. Remove chicken to a plate and set aside.
  6. Add the heavy cream, remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, and reserved spice mix to the skillet. Whisk well to combine.
  7. Bring to a boil and let sauce thicken slightly, stirring often, about 2 minutes.
  8. Return chicken to the pan to coat with the sauce.
  9. Serve immediately.


Serve over zucchini noodles, if desired.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 507Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 200mgSodium: 745mgCarbohydrates: 3gNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 39g

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13 thoughts on “Chicken Lazone”

  1. I was just wondering if anyone has reheated this dish? It says to serve immediately but I would like to make it as meal prep meal for the week!

    1. Karly Campbell

      Hi Janine! I haven’t tried reheating. I think it would work fine, though the sauce may separate a bit.

  2. Wow!! This was amazing! Thank you so much – so simple, easy and delicious – it will be a perfect school night dinner!

  3. Yum! This was delicious. So happy to come across this recipe. This will be a repeat for sure!

      1. Hi I’m just checking the recipe and they look and sounds delicious, my question is if I make it early can i reheat it later in a microwave when I have dinner at work?

  4. This dish is so amazing I have made it three times since it was posted! Even my zucchini hating child scarfed her zoodles up with this delicious sauce!

  5. Delicious! My whole family ate every bite. I sautéed mushrooms, onions, squash and zucchini and served the chicken on top with the sauce. Got my kids to eat their vegetables!

  6. This was outrageous!!! Thanks so much for sharing!! I had mine with broccoli and drizzled the sauce on everything. Yummmm

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