Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy

In this article, we will learn how to make a delicious chicken steak at home. This recipe is a requested one, as someone asked the host for a perfect steak recipe. While traditionally steak is a thick slice of meat usually cut from beef, lamb, or pork and is grilled or pan-fried, in this video, the host prepares a steak recipe using chicken breast. The dish consists of marinated chicken breasts, a flavorful sauce, and sautéed vegetables. It’s a mouthwatering meal that you can easily recreate in your own kitchen. So, let’s get started!Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy


For Marination:

  • Chicken Breast pieces – 2 (boneless)
  • Black Pepper – 2 tsp
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • Olive Oil – 2 tsp
  • Garlic Powder – 1 tsp

For Steak:

  • Olive Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Oregano – 1 tsp
  • Thyme – 1 tsp
  • Garlic – 1 clove (cut from the middle)
  • Butter – 1 tsp
  • Pinch of Black Pepper
  • Chopped Parsley
  • Marinated Chicken breasts (from the previous step)

For the Sauce:

  • Water – 1 cup
  • Worcestershire Sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Black Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 2 tsp
  • Chopped Parsley

For Sauteed Vegetables:

  • Carrots
  • Beans
  • Olive Oil – 2 tsp
  • Black Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Garlic Powder
  • Worcestershire Sauce – 1 tsp

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Marinating the Chicken:
    • Take the boneless chicken breast pieces and place them in a bowl.
    • Add black pepper, salt, olive oil, and garlic powder to the bowl.
    • Mix everything well, ensuring the chicken is coated with the marinade.
    • Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours for maximum flavor.Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy
  2. Preparing the Steak:
    • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
    • Add oregano, thyme, and the cut garlic clove to the pan.
    • Place the marinated chicken breasts on the pan and cook for about 5-6 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.
    • Add a teaspoon of butter to the pan and let it melt, enhancing the flavor.
    • Sprinkle a pinch of black pepper and chopped parsley over the chicken.
    • Remove the chicken from the pan and set it aside.Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy
  3. Making the Sauce:
    • In the same pan used for cooking the chicken, add water, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, honey, and chopped parsley.
    • Stir the mixture well and let it simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
    • Remove the sauce from heat and set it aside.Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy
  4. Sautéing the Vegetables:
    • In a separate pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add carrots and beans to the pan and sauté for a few minutes until they are tender-crisp.
    • Season with black pepper, salt, and garlic powder.
    • Add Worcestershire sauce for an extra burst of flavor.
    • Stir the vegetables gently and cook for a couple more minutes.
    • Remove the pan from heat.Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy
  5. Plating the Dish:
    • Place the cooked chicken breasts on a serving plate.
    • Drizzle the prepared sauce over the chicken, ensuring it covers each piece.
    • Serve the sautéed vegetables on the side or arrange them around the chicken.
    • Garnish with fresh parsley for an added touch of freshness and color.Recipe Low Carb: Chicken Breast with Gravy

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Can I use a different type of meat instead of chicken breast for this recipe? A: Yes, you can use beef, lamb, or pork instead of chicken breast. Adjust the cooking time accordingly based on the thickness of the meat.

Q: Can I marinate the chicken for longer than 2 hours? A: Yes, marinating the chicken for longer can enhance the flavor. However, avoid marinating it for more than 24 hours to prevent the meat from becoming too tender.

Q: What can I serve with the chicken steak besides sautéed vegetables? A: You can pair the chicken steak with mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

Q: Can I make the sauce in advance? A: Yes, you can make the sauce ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Simply reheat it before serving.

Q: Can I adjust the seasoning according to my taste preferences? A: Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the amount of salt, black pepper, or any other seasoning to suit your personal taste.

Q: Can I substitute any of the ingredients in this recipe? A: While it’s best to follow the recipe for optimal results, you can make substitutions based on your dietary preferences or ingredient availability. Just keep in mind that it may alter the overall flavor profile of the dish.

Now you have a step-by-step guide on how to make a delicious chicken steak at home. This recipe provides a perfect balance of flavors with marinated chicken, a flavorful sauce, and sautéed vegetables. It’s a versatile dish that can be customized to your liking by adjusting the seasoning or making ingredient substitutions. So gather the ingredients, follow the instructions, and enjoy a restaurant-quality meal in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Jessy Lion

From the heart of my bustling kitchen, I, Jessy Lion, share my love for food, bringing a wealth of 25 years of culinary experience to your table. Aged 40, my life revolves around not just cooking, but also cherishing, and crafting unique experiences around food.

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