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Cheesy Mexican Chicken Skillet {low carb/keto}

This Keto Cheesy Mexican Skillet Chicken is going to become one of your all-time favorites! It is so delicious, full of flavor, and a great casserole style meal that everyone in your family will enjoy. Top with your favorite cheeses and enjoy the ooey gooey meal!
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skillet Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/3 cup diced green pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded (I prepared mine in the slow cooker)
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 12 oz bag steamed riced cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning or taco seasoning packet
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup Monterrey jack cheese

Instructions

  • In a cast iron skillet, melt butter then saute onion, pepper, and garlic until softened.
  • Steam riced cauliflower in microwave according to package directions.
  • Add homemade taco seasoning, Rotel, chicken broth, and cauliflower to skillet.
  • Stir to combine then cook on medium/low approx 10 minutes until extra liquid is absorbed.
  • Add cooked chicken and stir well. If mixture gets too thick, add a little more chicken broth.
  • Simmer on low covered for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top, cover and simmer until cheese is melted.
  • Optional: Serve with sour cream, cilantro, jalapenos, etc.

Notes

You can also make this recipe with ground beef and beef broth for a fun variation. 

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 39.8mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 1.2mg