Keto Green Chile Chicken in skillet

Keto Green Chile Chicken Skillet

This Keto Green Chile Chicken Skillet is deliciously cheesy, a perfect low-carb skillet dinner!
5 from 1 vote
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: 5-Ingredient, easy, keto
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 382kcal


  • 1 tablespoon oil avocado, coconut, lard, or tallow works great
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces canned green chilis
  • 1/2 onion thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese grated


  • Heat oil in a 10.5″ skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with spices then sear 3-4 minutes per side until browned. Remove and set aside.
  • Add the onion and green chilis to the skillet, cook 3-4 minutes until onion has softened. Add in the cream cheese, and chicken along with any juices that have accumulated on the plate.
  • Top the chicken with the jack cheese and cover for 3-4 minutes until the cheese is melted. Top with cilantro and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Keto Green Chile Chicken Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 382 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 129mg43%
Sodium 745mg32%
Potassium 566mg16%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 703IU14%
Vitamin C 22mg27%
Calcium 268mg27%
Iron 1mg6%

Nutritional values are estimates only and do not include carbs from sugar alcohols.