Low Carb Cheesy Pizza Chicken
Cheesy Pizza Chicken – a low carb, super cheesy pepperoni pizza with pan fried chicken as the crust! Perfect for keto, paleo, or other low carb diets.
Since switching to a low carb diet, there is one thing that always tempts my husband and I.
We’ve had a decent time of making filling meals to crush cravings for carbs – but there is one giant, gaping hole of a meal missing.
There is nothing more delicious, comforting, or relaxing than pizza – it is a quick go-to when you’re busy, it’s a great indulgent treat for get-togethers, and it’s as easy ar picking up a phone to order it in.
While we’ve missed the buttery crunch of pizza dough – we have come up with some delicious pizza alternatives – and the one I’m sharing today is my absolute favorite!
This ooey, gooey, rich and delicious low carb cheesy pizza chicken is bursting with protein, cheese, and tons of pizza flavor – and it is so incredibly easy to make.
It feeds a crowd, just like pizza, and can be pre-prepped for Friday night celebrations or a big dinner party – making it the ideal low carb cozy comfort food!
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Cheesy Pizza Chicken Recipe
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Butterfly chicken breasts and cut into two.
Season each breast with salt and herbs.
Add olive oil to a heavy pan, let heat until shimmery.
Add chicken to pan in batches, brown each side well, about 4 minutes. Chicken will not be to 165 degrees internal temp - that is ok.
Add chicken to baking sheet, and top with sauce, more herbs, and cheese.
Place pepperonis on chicken.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, until cheese is bubbly and melted, and chicken has reached internal temp of 165 degrees.
Top with cilantro if desired.