One Pan Keto Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken


  • 4 small chicken breast (this was about 1.5 pounds for me)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (half of one small onion)
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (divided)


  1. Combine the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper, set aside.
  2. Heat a 12 inch skillet over medium heat, spray with nonstick spray or add up to 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle the chicken breast with the spice mixture on each size.
  4. Sear the chicken in the skillet 2-3 minutes on each side until nicely browned, remove from skillet and set aside.
  5. Add one tablespoon butter in the skillet and add the onion, jalalpenos and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the cream, broth, cream cheese and reduce heat to low.
  7. Stir mixture until cream cheese melts completely and add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese to the sauce, stir well.
  8. Add the chicken to the skillet and cover with the remaining cheese.
  9. Place a lid on the skillet and let simmer over low for 6-8 minutes.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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