Low-carb pepper jack chicken is a delicious and nutritious dish that combines the savory flavors of seasoned chicken with the bold kick of pepper jack cheese. This recipe is perfect for those following a low-carbohydrate or keto-friendly diet, as it replaces traditional breading with flavorful spices and cheese. The result is a satisfying and protein-packed meal that’s both easy to prepare and satisfying to the taste buds.
Low-Carb Pepper Jack Chicken
- 1 cup diced mushrooms
- 1 pint Ugly Chicken
- 1 cup diced bell pepper
- 1 Med onion – diced
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 1 tbsp granulated garlic
- 5 oz pepper jack cheese
- Layer mushrooms, chicken, peppers, onions, seasonings and then cheese on top. Bake at 350 degrees F until cheese is bubbly and melted. Serve as is for a low carb option, over rice or potato is another option.
Pepper Jack cheese is a delicious variant of the classic Monterey Jack cheese. It’s a semi-soft, cow’s milk cheese that has an open texture and a spicy taste. This spicy kick comes from the addition of jalapeño peppers, which are studded throughout the cheese.
On the cheese continuum, pepper jack weighs in on the more nutritious end of the spectrum, due to its relatively low amount of calories and sodium compared to many other cheeses. It’s also a great source of calcium and protein.