Keto Balsamic Chicken and Mushroom Skillet

keto chicken and mushroom

Cozy up with this balsamic chicken and mushroom that is layered with rich, deep flavors. This easy dish will make an ordinary weeknight meal feel extra special.



  • 1 pound chicken thighs or chicken breasts
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces bella mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1/2 tablespoon monk fruit
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic (roughly chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Make sauce by adding balsamic vinegar, coconut aminos, monk fruit, mustard, ½ teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper to a small bowl or measuring cup.  Whisk well to combine.  Set aside.
  2. Pour olive oil to a large skillet set over medium-high heat.  Add onions, thyme, and garlic.  Cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken to the pan and cook on each side for 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown.  
  4. Pour in sauce and reduce heat to low-medium.  Add butter and let simmer for 10-15 minutes until sauce has thickened and chicken is cooked through.


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