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CREAMY GARLIC PARMESAN MUSHROOM CHICKEN (LOW CARB KETO)

Chicken and mushrooms cooked in a creamy garlic parmesan herb cream sauce in one pan in under 30 minutes. This low-carb and keto friendly dish is packed with flavor and makes a delicious dinner on a salad, pasta or rice! 

Ingredients

For the Chicken

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts or about 2-3 medium chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano or Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 oz baby Bella mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup onion minced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream (or light cream, or half & half)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh herb of choice optional

Instructions

  1. Slice chicken breasts in half horizontally to make them thinner. Season both sides of       chicken breasts with garlic powder, oregano, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Heat butter and oil in over medium-high heat in a large heavy duty pan or cast iron skillet. Add chicken breasts to the pan and cook 5-6 minutes per side. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  3. To the same pan, add the mushrooms and onion to the pan and saute for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add the garlic and a pinch of salt & pepper; saute for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. Reduce heat to low and Add the heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and herbs. Simmer for 1-2 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken. Taste and add more salt if needed. 
  5. Return chicken along with its juices to the pan and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Serve with pasta, rice, salad, or veggies.

Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken with sauce (or 1/4th the recipe) | Calories: 569kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 773mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1575IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 0.9mg

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