A Simple Low Carb Life

Cheese and Jalepeño Chicken Bake


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


Chicken base ingredients:

2 large chicken breasts (cut into bite sized pieces)

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon coconut oil

1 green onion (diced)

3 slices cooked, crispy turkey bacon- diced

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 Tablespoon garlic powder

1 Tablespoon onion powder

1 teaspoon black pepper

4 ounces water


-Heat oils in large skillet.

-Add above ingredients and cook until chicken is done.

-Turn down heat to simmer.


Cheese sauce:

3 Tablespoons cream cheese

1 Tablespoon unsweetened, plain Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

4 ounce can green chilies (or jalepeños)

1 Tablespoon Adobo seasoning (salt and pepper)

1 Tablespoon Mexican blend shredded cheese (or cheddar)

1 teaspoon chili powder


-Combine in bowl and mix well.  

-Set aside.


Topping:

1 Tablespoon melted butter

½ cup crushed spicy pork rinds

¼ cup Mexican blend shredded cheese (or cheddar)


-Melt butter in small bowl.

-Add previously crushed pork rinds (in food processor or Magic Bullet for more meal texture).

-Add cheese.

-Combine well.



Layering prepared ingredients:


-Place chicken mixture in bottom of baking dish.

-Spread cheese sauce evenly over chicken mixture.

-Top with pork rind mixture.

-Bake uncovered in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until crust browns.


Serves: 6


Nutritional information:


Calories= 295, Fat= 19.8 grams, Protein= 24.8 grams, Net carbs = 3.3 grams





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