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A chicken breast with Alfredo sauce on a small round serving plate garnished with green onions and a fresh salad o the side.
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Keto chicken alfredo

Flavorful keto chicken alfredo, with a creamy alfredo sauce with parmesan cheese and garlic, is an easy gluten-free main dish that can be made in just 30 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Creamy chicken, Gluten-free chicken dinner, Keto chicken dinner
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 603kcal
Author: Anna


  • Non-stick skillet


  • 1.5 lb. 700g skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 clove garlic minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoon white wine
  • ¼ cup 60g chicken stock or broth
  • ¾ cup 180g heavy cream
  • ½ cup 60g parmesan cheese grated (measured after grating)
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Fresh herbs like parsley or green onions for garnishing chopped


  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste on both sides.
  • Heat some olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over a medium-high heat. When hot, add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. When done, remove from the skillet onto a plate.
  • Add the butter to the same skillet. When completely melted, add the garlic and cook until golden. Next, add the wine and cook for a minute. Then add the chicken stock and simmer for a couple of minutes or until liquids are reduced by a third.
  • Add the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Then, reduce the heat to low and add the parmesan cheese. Stir until the cheese has melted. Add extra salt and black pepper if needed.
  • When the cheese has melted, add the chicken back. Cook on low for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken onto serving plates. Whisk the sauce with a whisk or a spatula and pour on top of the chicken.


Reheat the leftover sauce over a double boiler, stirring continuously until warm and creamy. Alternatively, reheat in the microwave in 10 seconds increments, stirring in between, until warm and creamy. Don’t overheat!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 603kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 36g | Potassium: 434mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 921IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg