This One Pan Mushroom Chicken is covered in Swiss cheese and swimming in a creamy mushroom sauce! This easy dinner is ready in under 30 minutes and has just 2 net carbs per serving!
You guys are just like me, you love a good one pan dinner! This One Pan Mushroom Chicken has become a regular in our dinner rotation. It is easy, it doesn’t require a ton of ingredients. It is great all by itself as a low carb food or pairs well with roasted broccoli or if you aren’t keto I’m sure it great with pasta. It is just what you want for a busy weeknight.
How do you make One Pan Mushroom Chicken?
The flavor is a little reminiscent of chicken marsala. In this recipe we season thinly sliced chicken breast and sear them until they have a nice color. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside. Then we add butter, garlic, mushrooms and white cooking wine or chicken broth and allow the mushrooms to simmer and the liquid to reduce.
When the liquid is almost gone add butter and cream to create a rich mushroom sauce. Add the chicken back to the skillet, top with Swiss cheese and cover and allow the dish to simmer and give the flavors time to meld.
That is it. This is really a very simple, straightforward dish! The best part is that it doesn’t require a ton of dishes, chopping or prep work! I happen to think the leftovers are even better, and it reheats beautifully. I think this would be a great option for keto meal prep. Add in some cauliflower rice and you’ve got a delicious low carb lunch!
How many net carbs are in One Pan Mushroom Chicken?
The entire nutritional breakdown can be found right below the recipe card, but I’ll give you an overview here. This recipe serves 4, which comes out to right at 2 net carbs per serving. That is right. 2. Net. Carbs. You can serve this with zoodles, cauliflower rice, roasted broccoli or even make my favorite Keto Dinner Rolls!
If you are a real mushroom lover I would double the mushroom portion of this recipe. If you do that the net carbs increase to 4.4 per serving. You only come out with a few extra carbs but you’ll have loads of that delicious creamy mushroom sauce to enjoy!
- For the Chicken:
- 1 pound chicken breast, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoons butter
- For the Mushroom Sauce
- 2 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 (8 ounce) package mushrooms thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup white cooking wine or chicken broth
- 1/4 cup cream
- 2 slices Swiss cheese, in half
Sprinkle each side of the chicken breast with the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
In a 12 inch skillet over medium heat melt 1 tablespoon butter,
sear 3-4 minutes on each side, remove from skillet and set aside.
Add 1 tablespoon butter, garlic, mushrooms, 1/2 cup wine or broth simmer until liquid is almost gone.
Add 1 tablespoon butter, 1/4 cup cream, stir well.
Add chicken, top with swiss cheese.
Cover and simmer 6-8 minutes.
You can double the mushroom sauce ingredients if you want to have plenty of sauce.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 278Total Fat: 17.2gCarbohydrates: 2.9gFiber: 0.6gProtein: 27.8g
Other Easy Keto Recipes
If you are new to Keto try my favorite Sausage Egg and Cheese Bites, they contain less than one net carb per bite and they are perfect for meal prep! One of my favorite easy low carb dinners is this One Pan Cabbage Casserole. It is so easy, cheesy and delicious and it has less than 9 net carbs per serving. Some other favorites, Keto Chocolate Cookies, Pimento Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Peppers and Sausage and Cream Cheese Pinwheels!