KETO CRACK CHICKEN BAKE

My Keto Crack Chicken Bake combines the method I use for chicken bake dinners with the flavorful crack chicken sauce so many people love! Even people who aren’t eating Keto will love this Crack Chicken recipe, and kids will devour it!

Probably everyone who is interested in low-carb eating has heard of the famous Crack Chicken recipe that you can see all over the web. I’ve been seeing recipes with that name for years, but so many of them were for shredded chicken with a creamy sauce and used Ranch Dressing mix, and that didn’t appeal to me much.

And then one day I had the idea of using my method for the easy dinners I call chicken bakes with a sauce inspired by the Crack Chicken ingredients and this Keto Crack Chicken Bake was the delicious result! And for the Ranch flavor I used the seasonings from Grandma Denny’s Homemade Ranch Dip!

Kara and I made my variation of the famous Crack Chicken recipe a few times to get it just right, and when I tested the final version, I immediately sat down and devoured a serving of it for an early dinner! And if you like chicken, bacon, cream cheese, cheese, and a touch of Ranch flavor, I bet you’ll love this Keto Crack Chicken for an easy meal the whole family is going to love!

WHAT INGREDIENTS DO YOU NEED FOR THIS RECIPE?

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  • thick-sliced bacon
  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Garlic Powder (affiliate link)
  • Onion Powder (affiliate link)
  • dried Dill Weed (affiliate link)
  • Beau Monde Seasoning (affiliate link)
  • black pepper
  • cream cheese
  • sour cream
  • mayo
  • shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • green onions

WHAT DO I MEAN BY CHICKEN BAKE DINNERS?

Recipes I call Chicken Bakes are quick dinners that start with four chicken breasts. The chicken is rubbed with seasoning, quickly browned in a frying pan, usually cut into strips, covered with a flavorful sauce or topping, and baked in the oven for 20-25 minutes. The quick browning and baking the chicken with flavor-adding ingredients has consistently produced great results for me. (Look below for a list of other recipes where I’ve used this technique.)

WHY IS THIS RECIPE CALLED KETO CRACK CHICKEN?

The type of recipe is called Crack Chicken because it is supposed to be addictive in the way drugs are. I don’t especially love the name, but I do think it conveys how absolutely delicious this creamy chicken and bacon recipe is!

CAN YOU MAKE KETO CRACK CHICKEN WITH LESS FAT?

There’s no question that Keto Crack Chicken Bake as written is a high fat dish, suitable for the Keto diet. If you’re not eating Keto and just don’t want that much fat, I would encourage you to try variations like using a bit less bacon, using reduced-fat cream cheese, sour cream, and/or mayo, and maybe using a bit less cheese for a Crack Chicken recipe that will be lower in fat. I haven’t tried making a version with less fat like that, but these ingredients are so delicious together that I’m betting it will still be very good.

CAN YOU USE RANCH MIX TO SEASON THIS KETO CRACK CHICKEN BAKE?

I love my Grandma Denny’s Homemade Ranch Dip and I was glad I could use the ingredients she uses to season the chicken and the sauce for this recipe. But I know that Beau Monde Seasoning (affiliate link) won’t be an ingredient everyone has on hand. If you don’t want to buy that, just substitute the spices used here for about 2 tablespoons of packaged Ranch mix, no problem!

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