How about making a delicious chicken dinner with an even lighter touch? Check out these 23 keto chicken breast recipes for a satisfying low-carb meal.
Do you love chicken?
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If you are like me, I cannot believe how super easy it is to fall into a rut of making the same chicken dishes over and over again which, let’s face it, gets boring.
Many folks who are being intentional about losing weight and are watching carefully what they eat may default to keto chicken breast recipes since white meat chicken does run on the lower calorie side of a long list of protein options.
If the Keto eating plan has done anything for the world, it has brought to light amazing new keto chicken dinner ideas that are low carb which on some level is probably a win-win for everyone.
New, or rediscovered low carb chicken recipes, using chicken breast are always welcomed in my home!
Often the addition of just one vegetable or a brothy sauce can make all the difference in the world to a lowly chicken breast that is ridiculously easy to overcook or dry out.
So, I took some time to collect 23 wonderful keto and low carb chicken breast recipes in hopes of upping my own chicken recipe rotation and realized others might like to do the same.
Try the creamy and comforting Keto Chicken Pot Pie or the tortilla-free but not flavor-free Fajita-Stuffed Chicken Breasts, and even the decadent, saucy Marry-Me Chicken!
I invite you to read on if you are interested in chicken breast recipes that lean towards the low-carb side of dinnertime.
1. Chicken Lombardy
If you love Olive Garden’s Chicken Lombardy, this re-creation of it kicks off our low carb chicken recipes list!
Super easy instructions to follow with time on the stove and in the oven adding mushrooms and using xanthan gum to thicken for a sauce.
Bacon on top for the win!
There are many keto chicken breast recipes and this one swaps in almond flour and adds a creamy spinach sauce after sauteing the chicken.
Great pictures to follow and all made in one skillet means clean up is a breeze!
The stunning marinade is what makes this low carb chicken breast recipe really shine!
That and making sure your chicken breasts are all the same thickness so they cook evenly!
Gotta love a keto baked chicken recipe that stuffs the chicken with delicious cheese, adds a touch of low carb BBQ sauce on top and wraps it all up in bacon!
These are gonna be requested again and again!
A low carb chicken recipe does not have to be tasteless.
Use this recipe that includes spinach, dried tomatoes and herbs with a garlic sauce for a Tuscan chicken dish that is ready in less than thirty minutes.
You may be thinking how can orange chicken be a keto chicken dinner?
Well, this recipe removes the orange juice and replaces it with orange zest when making the sauce!
Low carb chicken recipes can take on any flavor palette and here pesto is what takes top billing, whether you make your own or buy it premade.
Throw in some cheese and cherry tomatoes for a delicious main entree!
Combining ham and cheese in keto chicken recipes is a wonderful plan which this cordon bleu recipe does!
Coating is almond flour and crushed pork rinds to keep it low carb!
Boring is not a word you would ever use to describe this low carb chicken breast recipe!
Chicken bacon ranch casserole has layers of broccoli, cheese, chicken and bacon.
Steam broccoli, layer it together and bake for wonderful deliciousness!
When thinking about keto baked chicken recipes, chicken parmesan is a standby for which a keto version is often requested.
This one does it perfectly with almond flour and low carb sauce.
So many things to love about this garlic butter low carb chicken recipe!
Yummy seasonings added to chicken seared on both sides on the stovetop, then sauce made and chicken returned to the skillet to be coated.
Lovely and quick!
The easier the keto chicken dinner, the more likely you will be to make it!
Cooked bacon, spinach wilted, and heavy cream cooking up richness!
A few other ingredients added with the chicken coming back in hot for final touches!
You might not believe that you can turn Mexican dishes into low carb chicken recipes, but you can and this recipe talks you step by step through how to do so.
Cauliflower for rice, fresh veggies for flavor, deliciously cooked chicken and toppings galore!
This easy keto chicken recipe sears the chicken and then adds a parmesan cream sauce with sun dried tomatoes and fresh basil for a family pleasing entree!
This style of low carb chicken recipes start on the stove and end in the oven!
Some keto chicken breast recipes work well in the air fryer, like this one.
The air fryer creates lovely crisp edges, but keep an eye on the timer and your meat thermometer.
It is similar to the balsamic recipe listed earlier, but with a different mix for the marinade.
Included are specific air fryer instructions along with a video!
Stuffed and cheesy low carb chicken breast recipe?
This one uses goat cheese, mozzarella and asparagus for amazing flavor!
Simple enough for family or fancy enough for guests!
A keto baked chicken pot pie with keto cheddar biscuits on top?
Made with almond flour? Sure, you can count me in! Carbquik might be an option too if you have some on hand.
Very satisfying with the creamy pot pie part and decadent cheesy biscuits.
Many have commented on adding more seasoning so feel free to experiment!
When on a low carb eating plan, low carb chicken sounds like it cannot even be tasty.
But that could not be further from the truth!
This recipe in particular shows how with a few strategic substitutions, most recipes can be adapted.
Here coconut aminos, unsweetened ketchup, sugar free sweetener work their magic to replicate a favorite dish!
In the mood for fajitas but ditching the tortillas?
This low carb chicken dinner of fajita stuffed chicken includes fajita seasoning, bell peppers, onion, garlic and cheese!
Trust me, you will not miss the carbs!
This creative title alone means this easy keto chicken recipe deserves a try, for sure!
A no nonsense write up with just the details you need!
No gimmicks or time wasted.
Even more Keto inspiration here on CookingChew.com:
Another delicious addition to our low carb chicken recipes collection is this cheese bake with chicken, mushrooms, bacon, red onions, spinach and seasonings galore!
It does call for cooked chicken when assembling, and it has all the richness you could imagine in one casserole dish!
If you love swiss cheese and mushrooms, this one of our keto chicken breast recipes will be calling your name!
The recipe even says you can double the mushrooms if you want and the sauce is SO creamy!
My last low carb chicken breast recipe is loaded with garlic cloves and garlic powder, onion and cheese!
Nice pictures included in the instructions.
This is a one-pan dish as well, so it is easy to make, easy to eat and easy to clean up!
The bottom line
If low carb and keto is your preferred menu choice, experiment with recipes that meet that need!
There are so many options out there and these 23 low carb chicken recipes or keto chicken breast recipes give you a great starting place!
I hope you found more than a few to try!
Bonus #24: This low-carb Slow Cooker Butter Chicken from TwoSleevers.com. -chef’s kiss-
23 Keto Chicken Breast Recipe
From easy and creamy to decadent and sophisticated, these 23 keto chicken breast recipes cut down on the carbs but not on the flavor!
- Chicken Lombardy
- Keto Chicken Florentine
- Baked Balsamic Chicken Breast
- Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast
- One-Skillet Creamy Tuscan Chicken
- Easy Keto Low Carb Orange Chicken
- Cheesy Pesto Chicken Bake
- Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu
- Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
- Keto Chicken Parmesan
- Garlic Butter Chicken
- Easy Keto Chicken Carbonara
- Keto Mexican Cheesy Chicken Skillet
- Marry Me Chicken (Chicken in a Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce)
- The Best Ever Air Fryer Chicken Breast
- Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast
- Keto Chicken Pot Pie
- Keto Sesame Chicken
- Delicious Fajita Stuffed Chicken Breast
- KFC (Keto Fried Chicken)
- Keto Chicken Cheese Bake
- One Pan Mushroom Chicken
- Creamy Garlic Chicken Breasts
- Choose your favorite recipe from our list of keto chicken breast recipes!
- Turn it into a fantastic home-cooked meal!
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