keto white chicken chili
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One Pot Keto White Chicken Chili Recipe

The perfect cold weather keto recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: chicken, easy chicken, easy keto, easy low carb, holiday keto recipe, holiday low carb recipe, keto, keto dinner, low carb, low carb dinner
Servings: 8 bowls
Calories: 120kcal


  • 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


  • 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.



A great Sunday meal in the fall and winter. Easily modified to taste.