Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce

Mushroom Chicken with creamy Bacon Sauce

All of the delicious flavors of cream, mushroom, and bacon are packed into this delicious chicken dinner recipe.

Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce
No bake dinners are perfect for hot summers!

 

 

This is one of those special dinner recipes that comes together so quickly, and yet somehow still tastes like a restaurant quality meal.

 

This dish is a one-pan wonder. Chicken thighs are browned and simmered in a rich sauce of rich creamy mushrooms, garlic and bacon. Did I mention the bacon? Who does want bacon, am I right?

 

Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce
Fresh ingredients make this dish really sing…

 

You are going to love this recipe because it tastes rich and deluxe — but is still easy enough to make on a weeknight. This creamy mushroom chicken recipe is your next favorite keto chicken recipe.

 

This simple recipe starts with skinless boneless chicken thighs. Could you use skin-on or bone-in chicken thighs? Sure!

 

For me though, I love how quickly the boneless pieces cook — and I’m all about saving time in the kitchen. Please don’t sacrifice flavor, by using breast meat!

 

Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce
I adore cast iron for quick & easy clean up!

 

 

Let’s talk ingredients:

• Chicken thighs, I used 7(for our family of 5)

 

• Fresh garlic. I buy the frozen dorot gardens brand. So easy, when you melt them they turn into a paste.

 

• Bacon. The real star, adds flavor and smokiness to it.

 

• Mushrooms. I like simple white buttons in the recipe, but any mushroom are still wonderful.

 

• Heavy cream and fresh Parmesan. Bring on the creaminess.

 

• Salt, pepper, and herbal seasoning to garnish.

 

• Fresh thyme. My favorite herb with poultry.

 

Remember!

Using the same skillet, cook the bacon until it just begins to crisp. Go ahead and scrape up all those brown bits — which will give the sauce such good flavor! And cook your chicken in it…..that’s the beauty of one pan cooking.

 

 

CJ’S TEST FOLLOW UP:

Our whole family licked their bowls clean with this one. Wish we had made extra. Keto really can be easy and economical…In fact our youngest daughter requested this just days later again for dinner!

 

 

 

 

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Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce
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Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce

A creamy delicious one skillet meal the whole family will love.
Course carnivore dinner ideas, keto chicken recipes, keto comfort food, keto dinner ideas, keto dinner, low carb dinner ideas, keto dinners, keto family style meals, low carb dinner ideas
Cuisine American
Keyword 5 ingredients, Atkins Diet recipes, Carnivore, easy keto meals, easy low carb meals
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
40 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 623kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 chicken thighs boneless; skinless
  • 1/2 cup bacon cooked, crumbled(save drippings)
  • 4 cloves garlic fresh, minced
  • 1/3 small onion
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan fresh
  • 2 TB butter
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp all purpose seasoning 21 seasoning salute
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 TB kinder's buttery steakhouse optional
  • 1 TB thyme fresh

Instructions

  • Cook bacon in a large skillet. Save rendered drippings.
  • Cook thighs in a single layer until mostly cooked. About 8 to 10 minutes, turning once.
  • Remove chicken and set aside. Add 2 TB butter. Sauté mushrooms, onions herbs, seasoning and garlic. Continue sauteing until mushrooms are tender.
  • Add stock. Reduce heat. Add cream....stir in reserved cooked bacon and cheese.
  • Return chicken to sauce. Bring to heated temperature allowing chicken to heat through and finish cooking.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice or mash. Pasta for carb eaters.

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Notes

Total carbs: 4g
 
Fiber: 1g
 
Net carbs: 3g
 
Serves 7
6oz serving
 
Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce
Mushroom Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce

Nutrition

Serving: 6oz | Calories: 623kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 412mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1449IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1mg

 

 

 

 

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