The Best Low Carb Chicken Recipes

There are tons of ways to prepare chicken dishes. You can make it into a soup, make a delicious main dish, or even into a tasty side dish. Here I’ll share with you 5 of my best low carb chicken recipes that you can prepare in your chicken.

1) Chicken Enchilada Skillet Dinner: Low Carb Tex-Mex

One pan chicken enchilada skillet dinner recipe is quick, easy, and low carb. It cooks in about 15 minutes, has 7 net carbs per serving and is so good the whole family will love it! This, y’all, is the perfect weeknight meal!  It’s cheesy, creamy explosions of Tex-Mex flavor in every single keto-friendly bite. Be sure to check out my giant guide to cauliflower rice techniques, too!

For this recipe you’ll need: cauliflower, chicken, chicken stock, oil, tomatoes with chiles, canned whole baby corn on the cob (usually available in the Asian foods section), chili . . .

2) Asparagus Chicken Alfredo Recipe: Creamy Low Carb Indulgence

Quick, easy, and elegant! Low carb chicken Alfredo recipe (4.6 net carbs) is perfect for a quick lunch or a romantic dinner. Tender chicken breast is sliced,  seasoned with a spicy creole seasoning, and then quickly pan fried while the asparagus is steaming. The homemade Alfredo sauce is a Lowcarb-ology recipe that you’ll want to have on hand ahead of time.

For this recipe you’ll need: Alfredo sauce (recipe on Lowcarb-ology), chicken breast, Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning, Asparagus, Parmesan, Italian parsley, small amount of preferred oil or bacon fat for frying

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3) Chicken Pot Pie Soup: Low Carb Comfort

Chicken pot pie soup is creamy low carb comfort food that will warm your soul anytime of the year! Golden brown chicken breast, celery, onion, carrots, and fire roasted Hatch chiles (optional)are bathed in a creamy soup seasoned with herbes de Provence. With 7 net carbs per luxurious serving you’ll want to have this often!

For this luscious low carb chicken pot pie soup recipe you’ll need: butter, celery, onion, baby carrot, chicken breast, cauliflower, Hatch chile, chicken stock, heavy cream

I love soup ANY time of the year. When my husband takes me out to eat . . .

4) Arroz con Pollo, Low Carb

This arroz con pollo is low carb with just 6.9 net carbs per generous serving. Cauliflower is substituted for the rice in this spicy keto friendly rendition of the classic Mexican recipe.

For this recipe you’ll need: cauliflower, olive oil, chicken breast, RoTel tomatoes, Tony Chacheres seasoning, cumin, fresh cilantro, chicken stock, cheddar, pimentos
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I love my Tex-Mex and Mexican food and if a low-carb lifestyle interfered with my regular consumption of those foods it wouldn’t last very long. Happily it . . .

5) Low Carb Buffalo Chicken and Noodles

This low carb Buffalo Chicken and Noodles recipe is quick and easy with lots of spicy flavor. Sliced cabbage “noodles” are sauteed in bacon fat and then topped with a creamy, spicy sauce, chicken, bacon, and bleu cheese. 


Maybe it’s because I am from Texas or maybe it’s just genetics but I love LOVE LOVE spicy food and big flavor. I love the flavors in Buffalo Chicken but I really hate chicken wings. This low carb Buffalo Chicken casserole is hearty, filling, and easy with those great big flavors I love. The chicken is already cooked so . . .

Last Updated 12/19/2020

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