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Keto Green Chili Chicken

This Low Carb Green Chili Chicken is so easy to make and surprisingly flavor packed!
Course: Main
Cuisine: American, Southwestern
Keyword: One Pan
Servings: 8
Calories: 300.08kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 4- ounce can of chopped green chilies
  • 1 cup Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • Optional Toppings: Shredded romaine sour cream, cilantro, green onions, jalapenos


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pat the chicken dry. In a small bowl, combine the cumin, paprika, salt, and oregano. Sprinkle over both sides of the chicken.
  • Heat the avocado oil in a large oven-safe skillet to medium-high heat. Cook for 3 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  • In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese and chopped green chilies. Spread over the chicken and top with the cheese.
  • Bake fro 20 to 25 minutes, until the center of the chicken registers 160° F. Allow to rest for 5 minutes prior to serving


Calories: 300.08kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.4g | Protein: 29.43g | Fat: 18.81g | Saturated Fat: 9.02g | Cholesterol: 116.33mg | Sodium: 659.9mg | Potassium: 500.33mg | Fiber: 0.44g | Sugar: 1.02g | Vitamin A: 668.84IU | Vitamin C: 7.42mg | Calcium: 149.53mg | Iron: 1.13mg