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    The 35 BEST Low Carb Chicken Recipes

    Low Carb Chicken Recipes… Each and every one of these will give you one perfect delicious meal. Being on keto isn’t hard when you have so many choices and meal options.

    If you looking for a variety of keto meals, don’t forget to check on our collections of the 45 Best Keto Recipes or 25 Best Keto Bread Recipes. But today, if you have some chicken to cook and are thinking what route you should go, here are so many recipes just for you.

    Keto is a lifestyle, and we want you to have great results and keep it going for a long time. With all these amazing easy low carb chicken recipes, cooking on a busy weeknight is going to be breeze.

    All of them are so great and full of flavors, that even the non keto people in your family are going to be happy digging into your meals. No more cooking separate meals for them. Just one happy meal… one happy family.

    The 35 BEST Low Carb Chicken Recipes.

    Keto is fun when you get to choose from creamy chicken skillets and low cab chicken stir fries, one pot chicken casseroles and a whole world of flavors with chicken stews and curries.

    Go through all and start cooking some great keto flavors with your chicken…

    1. Easy Creamy Chicken Skillet

    We’re starting this amazing list with something easy and tasty. This creamy chicken skillet is your weekday best friend. It’s super easy , it’s super tasty and it’s a low carb bomb. Start to finish in 30 minutes, this just may become a new staple in your rotation.

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    2. Keto Friendly PF Chang Lettuce Wraps

    We ketofied everyone’s favorite P.F Chang’s chicken lettuce wraps. These lettuce wraps are a super tasty and light meal. Plus, they’re super quick and easy. Perfect weeknight option!

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    3. Greek Chicken Souvlaki

    These chicken kabobs are the easiest ever. With the simplest marinade of olive oil, lemon, garlic and few herbs, the result is juicy tender chicken morsels. Great over some easy Greek salad.

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    4. Crockpot Tuscan Chicken

    This crock pot Tuscan chicken is drenched in a creamy sauce loaded with great Mediterranean flavors. It’s one easy and delicious make ahead weeknight dinner!

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    5. Pesto Bruschetta Chicken

    This gorgeous dish highlights two summer favorites: fresh basil and vine ripe tomatoes! It’s a great keto meal prep option, only 10 minutes of prep time and then your trusty old oven does the rest.

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    6. Creamy Pesto Chicken Skillet

    This creamy pesto chicken skillet is a great weeknight dinner recipe. It happens super fast, 3O minutes fast! Tender chicken and loads of veggies in a delicious creamy pesto sauce. YUM!

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    7. Creamy Parmesan Chicken Meatballs

    These creamy parmesan chicken meatballs are an easy weeknight dinner the whole family will love. They’re a great keto friendly option if you crave some meatball dinner.

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    8. Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

    Are you looking for a really fast meal that’s really tasty? Not only is this Thai Basil Chicken (or Pad Krapow Gai) bursting with flavor, you can whip it up in 15 minutes or less. Serve it over a bowl of cauliflower rice. This might be your easiest recipe yet!

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    9. Chicken Shawarma

    This easy Chicken Shawarma brings the flavors, big time! Marinated with vibrant and aromatic spices, it can be your easy weeknight dinner, or a big crowd pleaser for company nights.

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    10. Crack Chicken (Crockpot / Instant Pot)

    This addictingly delicious Crack Chicken is loaded with creamy cheesy goodness. And it’s topped with bacon. This easy recipe is equally great in the crockpot or instant pot.

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    11. Creamy Lemon Chicken

    Easy and delicious! This chicken can make for a relatively easy week night meal, but looks and tastes so good it will impress guests as well. Serve it with low carb noodles, keto bread or just some salad… All good.

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    12. Pollo Asado

    This Pollo Asado recipe is a must try. Chicken is marinated in a blend of citrus juices and plenty of great Latin flavors, giving you tender, juicy, delicious results.

    It can be cooked on the grill, roasted, or pan seared. Whatever cooking method you choose, you’re in for a treat.

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    13. Chicken Chapli Kababs (or any meat of your choice)

    These Chicken Chapli Kababs are moist, tender and perfectly spiced. No wonder they’re so popular in Pakistan and parts of India!

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    14. Trinidadian Curry Chicken

    This curry chicken from the Caribbean island country of Trinidad hits close to home. Curry powder and fresh herbs and aromatics in their green seasoning form the base of this super simple chicken affair. It’s great over some cauliflower rice.

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    15. Tomato Basil Chicken

    This tomato basil chicken is a quick, light and tasty weekday meal. The sweetness from the orange marmalade is a great complement to the freshness of the tomatoes and basil!

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    16. Dominican Pollo Guisado (Chicken Stew)

    Pollo Guisado, a classic comfort food in many Latin countries. This Dominican version uses simple ingredients to create an amazing depth of flavor. Serve it on a bowl of cauliflower rice for your curry fixing.

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    17. Chicken Tikkas

    Chicken Tikkas… the most classic of Indian appetizers. Yet these tikkas will be among the most versatile recipes in your arsenal. Have them with salad with mint chutney, or just by themselves. The possibilities are endless!

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    18. Thai Cashew Chicken

    Give your stir fry night a new twist with this Thai Cashew Chicken. It’s an easy dish that’s bursting with layers of flavor and texture.

    Just a little chopping, mix up a sauce, and a quick stir fry is all the effort needed to put this tasty and nutritious dinner on the table.

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    19. Easy Baked Salsa Chicken

    Your weeknight cooking can’t get easier than this baked salsa chicken. All you need is some chicken, some salsa and some cheese… Voila, one super tasty chicken meal.

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    20. Keto Garlic Chicken with Broccoli and Spinach

    Your regular chicken and broccoli gets more cheesy with a boost of spinach power. This tasty and nutritious meal can be whipped up in 15 minutes and can be enjoyed by whole family.

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    21. Feta and Spinach Chicken Patties

    What a neat combo of feta and spinach in chicken patties!! Make a big batch of these patties and you are set with meal prepping for a week. Have them over salads or in between low cab wraps or just by themselves. So good and satisfying.

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    22. Easy Mozzarella Chicken Recipe (Low Carb Chicken Parm)

    Mozzarella chicken, aka low carb chicken parm, happens in 20 minutes. Perfectly seasoned chicken is smothered in homemade tomato sauce with melted mozzarella cheese. This will satisfy all your cravings for your favorite chicken parmesan with no breading. Win, win…

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    23. Garlic Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

    Who wouldn’t like a one pan meal full of rich, buttery flavors of perfectly crispy chicken cutlets over cauliflower rice? The chicken is crispy with a parmesan coating and juicy and tender inside. The cauliflower rice recipe is absolutely out of this world.

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    24. Keto Chicken Stir Fry

    Just a few ingredient substitutions and you can have your beloved stir fry on a keto diet. This Chicken Stir Fry is loaded with veggie power in a delicious sauce and is made in one pan. Make a big batch and enjoy it through out the week.

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    25. Keto Chicken Meatball Zoodle Soup

    Craving for chicken noodle soup? Try this Chicken Meatball Zoodle Soup instead. Your classic flavors with a low carb spin. Juicy meatballs in savory broth with fresh zoodles. You will come back to this bowl every now and then.

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    26. Keto Chicken Piccata

    Flavorful chicken thighs pan seared and smothered in citrusy lemon caper butter sauce. That classic chicken piccata in its keto form. So easy and so delicious, all in 30 minutes.

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    27. Keto Chicken Enchiladas

    Use keto tortillas and make that favorite casserole of your favorite Chicken Enchiladas. No one will ever know the difference. Same good old classic Mexican flavors.

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    28.Keto Chicken Marsala

    Classic Chicken marsala can be low carb with just a few substitutions. You don’t have to neglect your cravings for all your comfort foods you have been cooking for years.

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    29. Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms

    Chicken baked with plenty of mushrooms and melty mozzarella cheese is your answer for another easy weeknight meal. Keto meals can be so inviting and tasty.

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    30. Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower

    Make this creamy and tasty one pan meal, chicken and cauliflower and of course some bacon in a cream based sauce. All you might need is your favorite keto bread to sop up the delicious sauce.

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    31. One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

    This healthy and colorful chicken dish is quick, 30 minutes quick. Full of veggies like asparagus and cherry tomatoes, the chicken is cooked with basil pesto sauce and sun dried tomatoes. Sound good?

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    32. Creamy Cajun Chicken

    This easy flavorful chicken dish happens in just about 25 minutes. Chicken generously spiced with Cajun seasoning is perfectly seared first, then cook in a delicious creamy sauce. Serve it with zoodles or steamed broccoli.

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    33. Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole

    How about something keto, but loved by the whole family? This BBQ chicken casserole is your answer. Chicken tossed with bacon BBQ sauce, cream cheese and ranch dressing along with spinach and bacon. All gets covered with plenty of melty cheddar cheese. Easy low carb chicken recipe to whip up for the whole family.

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    34. Keto Chicken Florentine

    Classic Chicken Florentine goes into keto form with only 7 net carbs. How cool. Perfectly seared chicken in rich and creamy spinach sauce is just too divine. Scarf down this classic over some zoodles or with any of your favorite keto bread.

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    35. Chicken Provençal

    Lets wrap up with the a dish out of Provençal, France. This braised chicken dish is jam packed with flavors from olives, garlic, shallots, artichoke hearts and cherry tomatoes. So easy and so colorful, too. You will enjoy cooking this chicken dish again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    Don’t they all look fantastic? Each and every one of these low carb chicken recipes is tasty and full of flavors. Keto is never that hard when you can eat all this yummy food.

    Pin or bookmark this great collection of keto chicken recipes and make it easy on yourself. No more craving all the great meals you were wanting to dig into. Cook through all and let us know if any one of these becomes your regular. Enjoy…

    Low carb chicken recipes.

    35 Low Carb Chicken Mains

    Keeping it keto is easy with this delicious collection of Low Carb Chicken Recipes. One of our favorites is this creamy, cheesy crack chicken:


    • 2 lbs chicken - boneless skinless thighs or breasts
    • 1 packet (1 oz) Ranch seasoning
    • 2 (8oz) blocks cream cheese
    • 6 strips bacon
    • 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 1.5 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 3 scallions, diced


      1. Add chicken and chicken broth into crock pot. Sprinkle ranch seasoning all over the chicken. Place cream cheese cubes over everything evenly. Close the lid and cook 4-5 hours on high or 6-7 on low.
      2. Cook the bacon crisp and crumble it to use later.
      3. Once chicken is cooked, remove lid and shred the chicken in crock pot itself with the help of 2 forks.
      4. Top with cheddar cheese and bacon. Replace lid and cook for a few minutes until cheese is melted.
      5. Garnish with diced scallion and serve.


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