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Baked Cheddar Cheese Garlic Chicken Breast

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This oven baked chicken breast with cheese on top is a perfect solution when you need a tasty dish and do not want to spend hours in the kitchen. It would be a great option both for dinner for two or to feed a crowd of guests. 

Either way,  you will need to spend only 10 minutes to prep for these super tender cheese breasts. You can even prepare some ahead of time and put them in the refrigerator for lunch tomorrow. 

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Keep in mind that this dish is not only easy to cook and super tasty but will load your body with a great portion of proteins and healthy fats. Plus, it only contains around 2 grams of carbs per serving, which makes it a perfect keto chicken dish

This version of breaded chicken uses almond flour as a base instead of traditional bread crumbs, which contain too many carbs to be eaten on a low-carb diet. Breadcrumbs also contain gluten and many people experience digestive upset because of it.

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We love the creaminess of this dish, thanks to the butter. You can also expect a hearty meal due to all the healthy fats in the butter, cheese, and almond flour.

Start by dipping the chicken in melted butter. Then dip in the almond flour mixture and cover with cheese.  Bake the chicken in the oven until they are golden brown and the cheese is melted. 

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Let’s Do It!

To make, preheat your oven to 350 F. Melt the butter in a stovetop pan, and add minced garlic, salt and pepper. 

In a bowl, combine cheddar cheese, parmesan, almond flour, garlic powder, dry parsley, a pinch of salt and black pepper.

combine cheddar parmesan flour parsley

Mix well the ingredients.

mix cheese almond flour parsley

Dip your chicken breasts first in seasoned melted butter and then cover it with the cheese mixture. Arrange coated chicken breasts on a wire rack placed on a baking tray.

dip chicken butter cheese mix

Transfer to the oven and cook for 35 to 40 minutes. At the end of cooking, take the baking tray out of the oven and top the breasts with shredded cheddar. 

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Return the chicken breasts to the oven for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately with some green salad or steamed broccoli or any other low-carb vegetable. 

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Keto Baked Cheese Chicken Breast

This low-carb baked cheese chicken breast recipe is perfect when you don’t have much time to cook, it is hearty, ketogenic and family-friendly.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword baked chicken breast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 621kcal
Author Tanya K.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts skinless, about 200g each
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup Parmesan grated
  • 1 tbsp almond flour
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp parsley dry
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese shredded (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • In a bowl combine melted butter with minced garlic and season with salt and pepper.
  • In another bowl combine cheddar, parmesan, almond flour, garlic powder, dry parsley, a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  • Dip the chicken breasts in seasoned melted butter and cover it with the cheese mixture.
  • Arrange coated chicken breasts on a wire rack placed on a baking tray. Leave in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Top with shredded cheddar the last 5 minutes of cooking (optional).
  • Serve with some leafy greens.

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Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Keto Baked Cheese Chicken Breast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 621 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 24g120%
Cholesterol 228mg76%
Sodium 816mg34%
Potassium 740mg21%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 55g110%
Vitamin A 1159IU23%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 382mg38%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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