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Easy Chicken Breast Recipe - Loaded Low Carb Chicken

This easy chicken breast recipe makes a quick and delicious dinner for the whole family. The chicken is moist and flavorful and for those following a keto diet, it's a low carb chicken recipe as well. Made in a skillet, it starts on the stove top and finishes in the oven. Just one pan makes cleanup a breeze.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 pieces
Calories 396kcal
Author 730 Sage Street


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 pieces of cooked bacon
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • onion powder
  • 3/4 cup sour cream approximately
  • 4 green onions or a a handful of fresh chives


  • If you haven't cooked the bacon, fry or bake it until almost all the way cooked and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Season each chicken breast on both sides with salt, pepper and onion powder to taste.
  • In a large cast iron pan (12-inch should work) heat butter over medium high heat until it melts.
  • Add chicken breast to pan and fry for 10-15 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 155-160 degrees.
  • Remove pan from head and divide cheese evenly across the 6 pieces of chicken.
  • Place pan directly into oven an bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is almost melted.
  • Add bacon to each piece of chicken and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve topped with your favorite loaded toppings including sour cream and green onions or chives.


Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 33g | Sugar: 1g
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