Keto Creamy Chicken Bell Peppers

Keto Creamy Chicken Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

For the Creamy Chicken:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Bell Peppers:

  • 2 large bell peppers (any color you prefer)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Optional Garnish:

  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Chicken:
    • Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
    • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
    • Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 5-6 minutes per side or until they are cooked through and no longer pink in the center. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.
  2. Prepare the Creamy Sauce:
    • In the same skillet, add minced garlic and saut√© for about 1 minute until fragrant.
    • Pour in the chicken broth and heavy cream, stirring to combine.
    • Sprinkle in the grated Parmesan cheese and continue to stir until the sauce thickens, about 3-4 minutes.
    • Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Slice the Chicken:
    • Slice the cooked chicken breasts into thin strips.
  4. Prepare the Bell Peppers:
    • While preparing the creamy sauce, cut the bell peppers in half and remove the seeds and membranes.
    • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a separate skillet over medium-high heat.
    • Place the bell pepper halves in the skillet, cut-side down, and cook for about 2-3 minutes until they start to soften.
    • Flip the bell pepper halves and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until they are slightly charred and tender.
    • Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Assemble the Dish:
    • Place a few slices of cooked chicken inside each bell pepper half.
  6. Pour the Creamy Sauce:
    • Pour the creamy sauce over the chicken-filled bell peppers.
  7. Garnish:
    • Optionally, garnish with chopped fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese for added flavor and presentation.
  8. Serve:
    • Serve your Keto Creamy Chicken Bell Peppers hot and enjoy!

This Keto-friendly recipe is both delicious and low in carbohydrates, making it a great choice for those following a ketogenic diet. Enjoy your creamy chicken-stuffed bell peppers!

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