Oven Baked Chicken Breasts (Keto Recipe)

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 480kcal
These oven baked chicken breasts are a keto and low carb meal that's easy, quick, and delicious. They're like un-stuffed chicken, with a cheesy spinach and sun-dried tomato topping. Check out more Cooking For Two recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 (7- to 8-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 tsp table salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground black pepper

Topping:

  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach leaves (3 ounces weight), stems removed
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes (dry packaged)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 F.
  • Slice each chicken breast in half, so it’s half as thick as before. The resulting pieces should be no thicker than about 1/2 inch. If moist, pat them dry with paper towels.
  • Prepare a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Spread out the chicken pieces in a single layer on the parchment paper.
  • Season the chicken with half of the salt and pepper. Flip them and season the other side with the remaining salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a pan on the stovetop, cook spinach until wilted. Separately, microwave cream cheese until very soft and easily mixed, about 20 seconds.
  • In a bowl, stir together cooked spinach, softened cream cheese, and all other topping ingredients until well-mixed. Evenly spread the mixture across the tops of the chicken pieces.
  • Bake at 425 F until the chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes, depending on the size of your chicken pieces. Let it cool at room temperature for about 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Makes 2 Servings
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 480 (41% from fat)  
Total Fat 22g 34%
   Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 183mg 61%
Sodium 1310mg 55%
Net Carb 7g  
Total Carb 9g 3%
   Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
   Sugars 3g  
Protein 57g  
Vitamin A 67% · Vitamin C 21% · Calcium 20% · Iron 21%