This CHEESY BAKED RANCH CHICKEN is the low carb dinner of your dreams! It’s so easy to make this keto baked chicken – just top with creamy ranch, cheddar, and bacon. We sprinkle cherry tomatoes and green onions over the top before serving.
Who else could use an easy keto baked chicken recipe?
Probably all of us, because let’s be real…the same old chicken night after night gets pretty darn boring.
Remember my bruschetta chicken? This one is just as easy and flavorful!
But now I’m coming at you with this baked ranch chicken.
You won’t believe how simple it is! Plus, the chicken turns out so juicy and flavorful thanks to the way we cook it.
And the fact that it’s smothered in cheddar and bacon doesn’t hurt things either. 😉
We’re going to make this keto baked chicken extra juicy and moist by smothering it in seasoned mayonnaise before baking.
Don’t worry – even the mayo haters will enjoy this recipe. It doesn’t taste like mayo and it mostly just melts away leaving a juicy, flavorful chicken.
We’ve been using Thrive Market for a lot of our keto shopping. It’s a membership site, much like Costco, with a huge keto section with great prices.
Once your chicken is coated in the mayo mixture, sprinkle on some cheddar, and pop it in the oven until it’s cooked through.
Top it all off with crumbled bacon, halved cherry tomatoes, and sliced green onions.
This cheddar ranch chicken is seriously easy, but just look at all that flavor!
The whole family loves this one.
How long should you bake chicken at 375?
We’re baking these boneless skinless chicken breasts at 375 for 30-40 minutes. The best way to tell when chicken is done is to use a thermometer.
We use and highly recommend this instant read thermometer. I love that it’s magnetic. We keep ours on the side of the fridge so it’s easy to find and grab when we need it.
These also make great gifts!
Mayonnaise: Sub fat free Greek yogurt for the mayonnaise.
Ranch Seasoning: Swap out the packaged stuff for homemade! Use the seasonings from my keto ranch dressing instead.
More low carb chicken recipes:
Here you’ll find all of our low carb chicken recipes.
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
- Place each chicken breast between two layers of plastic wrap and pound them out to an even thickness to ensure even cooking.
- Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper and place in the prepared baking dish.
- Add the mayonnaise and ranch seasoning to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
- Spread the mayonnaise evenly over the chicken. Top with the cheddar.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
- Sprinkle the chicken with the bacon, tomatoes, and green onions before serving.
You may sub nonfat Greek yogurt for the mayonnaise, if desired.
Bake until the chicken reaches an internal temperature for 165 degrees.
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1 piece
Amount Per Serving Calories 457Total Fat 36gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 24gCholesterol 90mgSodium 1581mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 26g
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