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One Pot Keto White Chicken Chili Recipe (Perfect for the Cold Weather!)

keto approved one pot white chicken chili

It is that time of the year! Where it is cold outside and dinners are meant to be comforting and warming. So what better meal to make than chili! Being on keto means no beans or rice, so we decided to make our own keto white chicken chili.

This low carb meal is delicious, and you can modify it to work for you. It is mild since we served it to our kids, but if you want spicy, go for it! The best part? You only need one pot to cook it in! Easy and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced
  • 12 oz softened cream cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 4 cups chicken bone broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 strips of thick bacon
  • paprika
  • cumin
  • chili powder
  • cayenne pepper
  • onion powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • sour cream (optional)

keto white chicken chili

Directions

  1. Dry rub chicken with mix of seasonings. This really varies per your own tastes, as we LOVE spicy things so added a lot more chili and cayenne pepper than most would (about 2 tablespoons). If you are looking for a milder version, go with about 1/2 tablespoon for each seasoning, salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Fry chicken halves in olive oil over medium high heat to sear both sides – 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  3. Once browned, add 2 cups of chicken broth to cover and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer until cooked through. (About 15 minutes.)
  5. Remove chicken and shred. Reserve broth for later.
  6. Heat olive oil in pan and add cubed bacon. Fry until partially cooked.
  7. Add chopped peppers and onions. Continue to cook down until browned.
  8. Add garlic and cook for another minute or so.
  9. Add shredded chicken and reserved broth, plus 2 additional cups of broth. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer.
  10. Add seasoning to taste.
  11. Add 8 oz cream cheese, 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, and 2 cups mozzarella. Stir often and cook over medium heat until well blended and thickened.
  12. Add spinach and stir.
  13. Separately, combine 4 oz. melted cream cheese and 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream and mix well. Add mixture to pot. Stir well over medium heat.
  14. Add more seasoning as desired.
  15. Remove from heat and serve. Optional: top with sour cream, shredded cheese, spinach, and raw onions.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Servings: 8 servings / 4 carbs each

You only need one pot, this one is my favorite for recipes like this.

keto white chicken chili

One Pot Keto White Chicken Chili Recipe

The perfect cold weather keto recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 8 bowls
Calories 120 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup spinach chopped
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 12 oz softened cream cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 4 cups chicken bone broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 4 strips of thick bacon
  • paprika
  • cumin
  • chili powder
  • cayenne pepper
  • onion powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • sour cream optional

Instructions
 

  • Dry rub chicken with mix of seasonings.
  • Fry chicken halves in olive oil over medium high heat to sear both sides - 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Once browned, add 2 cups of chicken broth to cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and cover. Simmer until cooked through. (About 15 minutes.)
  • Remove chicken and shred. Reserve broth for later.
  • Heat olive oil in pan and add cubed bacon. Fry until partially cooked.
  • Add chopped peppers and onions. Continue to cook down until browned.
  • Add garlic and cook for another minute or so.
  • Add shredded chicken and reserved broth, plus 2 additional cups of broth. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer.
  • Add seasoning to taste.
  • Add 8 oz cream cheese, 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, and 2 cups mozzarella. Stir often and cook over medium heat until well blended and thickened.
  • Add spinach and stir.
  • Separately, combine 4 oz. melted cream cheese and 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream and mix well. Add mixture to pot. Stir well over medium heat.
  • Add more seasoning as desired.
  • Remove from heat and serve. Optional: top with sour cream, shredded cheese, spinach, and raw onions.

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Notes

A great Sunday meal in the fall and winter. Easily modified to taste.
Keyword chicken, easy chicken, easy keto, easy low carb, holiday keto recipe, holiday low carb recipe, keto, keto dinner, low carb, low carb dinner
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