Keto Crock-pot Chicken

I have made this Keto Crock-Pot Chicken recipe for YEARS!  Long before I was keto and to my delight, I can still enjoy it!  You can too!




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keto crockpot chicken


Keto Crock Pot Chicken

Chicken breasts are tricky to make.  They are either undercooked, overcooked, taste rubbery, etc…  I have found that the right crock pot recipe can deliver beautifully cooked chicken and this keto crock pot chicken does not disappoint.

It has been so long since I looked at a recipe for this that I no longer remember where I got it!  I cannot, therefore, give recipe  – which I wish I could. 

I have been making it for years and I’m pretty certain it is almost the exact same as the original recipe.  SO… to the original author – whoever you are – thank you for this wonderful recipe.


keto crockpot chicken


I like to cook this on low for 8 hour or so.  Some people might prefer to cook on high for a shorter time and it probably doesn’t make a difference. 


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The one thing to NOT skip in this recipe, however, is the sour cream.  My kids are not sour cream fans, but they always make sure to ask if I put the sour cream in because it really makes the dish. 

There is something about it that really pulls everything together.   Even if you just use a tiny amount, make sure you use some!


Kitchen Essentials

You’ll need a crockpot!   An Instant Pot will do as well, just use the slow cook option!



Yes, carrots.  Keto without veggies is not a good way to practice keto.  Granted some veggies are higher in carbs than others so you don’t want to go gorging on them daily.   BUT, veggies like carrots? 

There are many healthy properties in a carrot that you don’t need to stay away from (and shouldn’t).  Go light and enjoy!  




And if you are interested in the Veggies topic with Keto – check out Are Veggies Optional.


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Easy Keto Recipe Crock-pot Chicken

Easy Keto Recipe Crock-pot Chicken


  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 1-2 tablespoons (keto) taco seasoning
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 4 celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup (hot) salsa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  1. Lay chicken in the bottom of the crockpot and top with taco seasoning.
  2. Cut, chop, dice (whatever you fancy) the carrots, celery, and onion and add to the crockpot.
  3. Add tomatoes, salsa, and water.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or, really, however long you want at whatever temperature you want so long as the chicken cooks!
  5. When done, shred the chicken (still in the crockpot) with 2 forks. Add sour cream and mix well.
  6. Serve

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 197 Total Fat 5g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 81mg Sodium 442mg Carbohydrates 8g Fiber 2g Sugar 4g Protein 29g
Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!