Keto Chicken Bacon Chowder

Creamy, bacon-chicken-y, full of flavor and one of my husband’s favorite keto recipes that feels indulgent. This is a recipe you can prep in advance, throw in the crockpot on your way out the door, and enjoy when you get home.

As most do, I have tweaked with this recipe a bit to fit our tastes. It has been adapted from Peace, Love, and Low Carb. (You can also find better photos over there if you need food porn.)

3-4 Chicken Breasts, Browned in Bacon Grease (but not cooked through), Cubed
1# Bacon Cooked Crispy, Crumbled
3 Celery Stalks, Chopped
1 Shallot, Finely Chopped
1 Yellow Onion, Diced
1 Leek, Thinned and Finely Chopped
4 Garlic Cloves, Minced
1 can Chicken Broth
1.5 cups Heavy Cream
1 pkg Cream Cheese, Cubed
2T + 2T Butter, Cubed
1t Salt
1t Pepper
2t Garlic Powder
2t Dried Thyme



  1. Prep all ingredients. Save a little bit of the bacon grease and the cruddles in the bottom of the pan – scrape that into your crockpot.
  2. Throw in all of the veggies. Top with 2T of the butter.
  3. Add all of the meat.
  4. Add remaining butter, cream cheese, heavy cream, and seasonings.
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, stirring a few times before served.

Topping suggestions: cheeses, green onions, dried oregano




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