Creamy Mushroom Bacon Chicken (Low-carb/Keto Friendly)

Keto-Friendly chicken cooked in a creamy bacon mushroom sauce in under 40 minutes. Every bite of this creamy mushroom bacon chicken is out of this world and it's only 4g Net Carbs per serving!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: bacon, chicken, keto, mushroom, recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 521kcal


For the chicken

  • 5-6 chicken thighs (bone-in, skin-on or off)
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)

For the sauce

  • 2 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 6 slices bacon, diced (preferably turkey bacon)
  • 8 ounces white mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh shredded parmesan cheese (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375F.

  • Season chicken with Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder and a pinch of salt & pepper.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the pan and sear 3-4 minutes per side.

  • Transfer to the oven and cook for 25 minutes or until cooked through.

  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon butter, garlic, and bacon to the same pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until bacon just begins to crisp then add the mushroom and cook until mushrooms begin to soften (2-3 minutes).

  • Add the cream and parmesan, season with salt and pepper and stir until the sauce begins to simmer then return chicken to the pan. Simmer for another minute then Serve immediately.



4g NET CARBS: The net carbs are calculated by subtracting the fiber (1g) from the total carb count. 



Serving: 1serving (1/6th of the recipe) | Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 841IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 2mg