Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole
Years ago we used to order a meal at Chili’s Restaurant that included a chicken breast smothered in bbq sauce, bacon and cheese. Since we’ve started following a keto/low carb lifestyle, I thought it would make a fabulous dinner. So, last weekend when my in-laws were in town we went to Chili’s for dinner. I was so excited to order this again, but to my dismay, it’s no longer offered on the menu. Looking back, it is probably a good thing since regular bbq sauce is so high in carbs. Instead, our waitress was happy to oblige and asked the kitchen to make me something similar without bbq sauce. Although, it was yummy bbq sauce would have made it amazing. Since then, I have worked on a new recipe for a low carb BBQ Sauce using my family’s original recipe that I tweaked. It made such a huge difference. This Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole with Bacon & Cheese turned out especially delicious, and it was so easy to make! My entire family loved it. You can find the recipe for my homemade low carb BBQ sauce here.
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I roasted asparagus in the oven to go with our Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole, and it was such a delicious meal. Sometimes it is hard to believe that we can eat like this and still lose weight.
Keto BBQ Chicken Casserole
- 1 large package of boneless skinless chicken breast or breast tenderloins
- 1 cup sugar-free bbq sauce
- garlic pepper seasoning or your favorite chicken seasoning
- 1 cup Monterrey Jack Cheese
- 2 tablespoon melted butter
- 1 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
- 6 pieces of bacon
- salt and pepper to taste
- Sprinkle chicken generously with garlic pepper seasoning.
- Cook boneless skinless chicken in slow cooker 6 hours on low or 4 hours on high. If cooking tenderloins decrease time to 5 hours on low or 3 hours on high.
- Remove chicken from slow cooker and chop into large pieces.
- Place chicken in bottom of greased casserole dish. (I used an 8 inch dish). Pour 2 tablespoon melted butter on top.
- Pour sugar-free BBQ sauce on top of chicken.
- Crumble bacon on top of bbq chicken.
- Cover with a mixture of Monterrey Jack and Cheddar cheese.
- Bake in a 400 degree oven until cheese is melted.
- You can place casserole dish on the top rack for 2 minutes if you'd like the cheese to brown.
Other Low Carb Chicken Recipes:
- Chicken Lombardy
- Chicken Pot Pie
- Low Carb Chicken Philly Cheesesteak
- Cheesy Ranch Chicken & Broccoli
- Cheesy Mexican Skillet
- Keto Chicken Pot Pie
- Keto Chicken Fajitas
- Slow Cooker Chicken with Bacon & Cheese
- Keto Crockpot Bacon Ranch Chicken
- Chicken Bacon Ranch Zucchini Boats
- Keto Chicken Salad