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Keto Monterey Chicken Recipe
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Keto Monterey Chicken

This Keto Monterey Chicken Recipe is smothered with cheese, crispy bacon, and delicious sugar-free bbq sauce for an amazing simple low-carb meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, casual
Keyword: Keto Monterey Chicken, Monterey Chicken
Servings: 3
Calories: 437kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon cooked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb of thin cut boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 tablespoons sugar-free bbq sauce
  • 2/3 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Monterey Jack Cheese shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper

Instructions

  • In a hot oven-safe skillet, add olive oil and butter. (I use a cast-iron skillet)
  • Season chicken generously with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Sear chicken on each side for about 4 minutes on medium/high, then cover with a lid and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer until chicken is cooked all the way through.
  • Spoon sugar-free BBQ sauce
    on top of each chicken breast.
  • Divide the cooked bacon evenly and place it on top of each chicken breast.
  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top of the bacon.
  • Finish off the chicken with Monterey Jack Cheese and sprinkle parsley on top.
  • Turn oven to broil and place skillet in the oven on top rack.
  • Broil for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. (make sure skillet is oven safe)

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Notes

The sugar alcohols from the Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener in the homemade sugar-free BBQ sauce are not included in the nutritional information since most subtract to calculate net carbs. 

Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 644mg | Potassium: 584mg | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 0.8mg