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Keto crack chicken in the oven

Keto crack chicken in the oven

Keto crack chicken in the oven has all your favorite ranch seasonings with cream cheese, bacon and cheddar. This ranch chicken recipe is naturally low carb and keto friendly for a healthy chicken dinner for the entire family. Make this simply, easy recipe for a quick baked dish!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 chicken breast
Calories 593.5 kcal


  • 2 pounds chicken breast
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 6 strips bacon
  • 1/4 cup Ranch Seasoining


  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Cut and crisp of bacon then set to the side
  • In a small pot combine butter, cream cheese together. Then add in chicken broth to thin it out and 2 TB of ranch seasoing. See notes. Once combine remove from heat and set aside
  • Season chicken breast with 2 TB of ranch seasoining.
  • Pour cream sauce in baking dish then place chicken on top. Turn chicken in sauce to coat then cover dish and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and uncover chicken. Add shredded cheese and bacon then place back in oven for 30 minutes
  • Once done, allow to cool. To thicken sauce in a hurry see notes below.


Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Ranch seasonings vary, if you use hidden valley it is seasoned very well and won't need anything else including salt. If you go with the other I recommended you may need salt. I know you will with select savory's version.
  • To thicken sauce, when fresh out of the oven the sauce with be piping hot and thin like water. To fix that you can allow it to cool or a quick fix make a slurry with a starch or mix xanthan gum in butter or some sort of oil. 1/2 teaspoon for Xanthan Gum or 1 tablespoon of tapioca or arrowroot starch. Be sure to remove chicken before adding thickeners.
  • Bake covered first if using thick pieces of chicken breast. If not they won't be cooked through in just 30 minutes due to their thickness. Always check for doneness.
  • Nutrition info is a estimate based on all of the ingredients and using Hidden Valley seasoning. Numbers are estimates and not perfect considering sauce not used, cheesed bacon left in dish or plate and so on.


Nutrition Facts
Keto crack chicken in the oven
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 593.5 Calories from Fat 358
% Daily Value*
Fat 39.8g61%
Saturated Fat 21.9g137%
Trans Fat 1.1g
Cholesterol 201.8mg67%
Sodium 1417.1mg62%
Carbohydrates 8.5g3%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 2.1g2%
Protein 47.1g94%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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