Chicken and broccoli are both low-carb ingredients with high nutritional value, giving them prime spots on a ketogenic menu. The only catch? It can be hard to convince picky eaters to eat broccoli.
We’ve compiled a list of keto chicken and broccoli recipes to help you tackle that problem! These recipes range from casseroles to soups and curries, so you’re sure to have plenty of variety on the dinner table. Read on to discover the best of the culinary world!
1. Asian Keto Chicken Stir-fry with Broccoli
At only 5g net carbs, this simple yet delicious low-carb dish does not disappoint. It calls for stir-frying chicken in olive oil with garlic powder and pepper to infuse it with yummy flavors, and then mixing in tamari soy sauce and broccoli to seal the deal. It yields a crisp yet tender meal that goes beautifully with spicy mayo.
2. Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Chicken
Keto dieters, this recipe will treat you well! It combines low-carb ingredients like cheese and broccoli stuffed in butterflied chicken breasts to produce an insanely delicious dinner. The chicken is baked to golden brown perfection, creating a creamy, juicy, and super nutritious meal you can’t resist.
3. Cheesy Pesto Cauliflower Rice Casserole with Chicken & Broccoli
Cooking healthy doesn’t have to be hard. And this recipe proves it! Made with chicken tenders, homemade pesto, three types of cheeses (Asiago, Cheddar, and Parmesan), and broccoli, it hits all the right flavor spots. Toss in some cauliflower rice, and you have a satisfying meal on the table in under an hour!
4. Chicken and Broccoli Curry
If you find combining chicken and broccoli in a tasty meal difficult, you can’t go wrong with a good curry! The key is to toast all the spices for the curry mix for just a minute to let all the aromas and flavors come through. You can then add browned chicken, broccoli, and coconut milk and let it all simmer. Serve hot with Indian kachumber salad or cauliflower rice.
5. Creamy Garlic Chicken with Broccoli
This recipe features chicken and broccoli in a creamy sauce flavored with condensed cream of chicken soup, butter, and garlic — expect creamy, decadent flavors in every bite! Pair this dish with keto-approved bread to soak up the thick liquid, and you’re all set to enjoy a satisfying meal.
6. 15 Minute Keto Garlic Chicken with Broccoli and Spinach
This nutrition-packed recipe calls for cooking tender bites of chicken with spinach and broccoli in one pan to produce a fuss-free dish. The addition of garlic, cheese, and seasonings adds the perfect amount of creaminess and flavor that will cater to everyone’s palate. Give it a try with zoodles, and you might have a new favorite meal to love!
7. Keto Broccoli Chicken Fritters
Ready in just 30 minutes, this crispy, crunchy appetizer will be the highlight of your meal. The fritters are made with chicken, broccoli, and cheese, with the addition of egg, cream cheese, coconut flour, and baking powder to bind them. Once fried, you can serve them with sour cream and a scallion garnish for a little extra flavor.
8. Keto Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli Bake
This recipe is a low-carb twist on chicken Alfredo but still offers the same creamy deliciousness. It combines chicken and broccoli in a rich sauce made with parmesan cheese and pepper jack. And if you like your food spicy, you can also mix in some red pepper flakes or fresh jalapeños to give it tongue-tingling heat!
9. Keto Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Hot Pocket
A creamy, delicious filling made with chicken, broccoli, and a ton of cheese wrapped in a flaky crust made with mozzarella, egg, cream cheese, and almond flour — how can you say no to this masterpiece? Bake them to golden brown perfection and serve hot!
10. Keto Chicken Broccoli Soup
This hearty, filling meal is a low-carb comfort food you can enjoy year-round. Tender chicken and fresh broccoli florets are cooked in a rich, chunky cream soup base, which features cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and heavy cream. Mix in the seasonings, and you have magic in a bowl.
11. Keto Chicken Cheese Broccoli Casserole
Casseroles are comfort food like none other. And the highlight of this recipe is the silky smooth sauce made with almond milk, aromatic garlic, cream, cream cheese, mustard, and seasonings. Pour it over chicken and broccoli, top it with shredded cheese, and bake until the cheese has turned brown. Enjoy!
12. Keto Chicken Piccata with Broccoli and Spinach
Make this dish by cooking chicken breasts and broccoli in a buttery sauce flavored with bright lemon and briny capers. It will produce a flavorful dish with high nutritional value and will have you reaching for second servings — which, at 3.8g net carbs, isn’t a bad idea after all!
13. Keto Creamy Chicken & Broccoli
This wholesome dish made with simple ingredients makes the perfect lunch or dinner. It pairs protein-rich chicken and broccoli with a creamy sauce that features sun-dried tomatoes, a blend of mozzarella and cream cheese, chicken broth, and a bunch of flavorful seasonings. It’s easy, hearty, and packs an undeniable punch of flavor!
14. Pesto Chicken and Broccoli
What do you get when you combine chicken breasts, broccoli, pesto, and sun-dried tomatoes? A mouthwatering meal that’ll have you drooling! This four-ingredient recipe also gets done in less than 30 minutes — perfect for hectic weeknights! Serve as-is or with your favorite sides.