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Keto Dinner Recipe: Cheddar Ranch Chicken Breasts

These cheddar & ranch smothered chicken breasts are sure to be a hit with the whole family! Low carb and keto approved means you can enjoy them guilt free.

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

If you are like me, you get tired of the same foods over and over. That is one of the main reasons I experiment in the kitchen a lot. Sometimes I come up with a recipe I just know I have to share with you guys. And this keto chicken dinner is one! Savory chicken breasts smothered in ranch, cheddar, and cream cheese — you can’t go wrong! Oh yea, don’t forget the bacon!

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Ingredients

This recipe came about while searching my kitchen to see what I had. So it can be made with very few ingredients, and ones that you probably have already!

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 cups of cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/2 packet powdered Ranch dressing
  • bacon bits

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Your own personal seasoning preference. These are mine:

  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Buck’s seasoning
  • 2 Teaspoons Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder

Cheddar Ranch Chicken Breast Recipe

This keto chicken dinner recipe doesn’t take too long to make, and is fairly simple as well. Like I said, I basically just experimented with what was in my kitchen, and ended up with a hit! My whole family loves this recipe, and I bet yours will too. Even my non keto friends have asked for the recipe. Yum!

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine spices and rub chicken breasts with them on both sides.

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Sear chicken on the stove – 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Combine cream cheese and half a packet of powdered Ranch dressing.

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Remove from heat and spread cream cheese mixture evenly over chicken breasts.

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Top chicken breasts with cheddar cheese.

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until cooked thoroughly (ovens vary).

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Top with desired amount of bacon bits and serve with your favorite side.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 half breast servings
Carbs Per Serving: 3 carbs per serving

keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch

Cheddar Ranch Smothered Chicken Breasts

These cheddar & ranch smothered chicken breasts are sure to be a hit with the whole family! Low carb and keto approved means you can enjoy them guilt free.
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 packet powdered ranch dressing
  • bacon bits desired amount
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp buck's seasoning
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine spices and rub chicken breasts with them on both sides.
  • Sear chicken on the stove - 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
    keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch
  • Combine cream cheese and half a packet of powdered Ranch dressing.
    keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch
  • Remove from heat. Spread evenly over chicken breasts.
    keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch
  • Top chicken breasts with cheddar cheese.
    keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch
  • Bake in the over for 20 minutes or until cooked thoroughly (ovens vary).
  • Top with desired amount of bacon bits and serve with your favorite side.
    keto recipe chicken cheddar ranch
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Recipe Rating




Darshan

Wednesday 11th of November 2020

I think i need to tell my mom to make this.., Thank you for sharing with us

Angela

Wednesday 16th of September 2020

This looks so yummy! I'm gonna try it this weekend. Thanks for sharing the recipe

Nisha Batel

Tuesday 18th of August 2020

ohh wow!!! This dish looks so yummy and tasty. Now, i feel hungry.

Laura Legaux

Wednesday 15th of April 2020

Meant to put five stars not three

Laura Legaux

Wednesday 15th of April 2020

Make sure you use a casserole dish to put the chicken in Love the recipe it's very delicious thank you so much for the recipe

Laura Legaux

Wednesday 15th of April 2020

Meant to put five stars not three