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This baked crack chicken is a delicious low carb dinner meal! If you are a chicken and cheese lover then this recipe is for you! It is oven baked so it is super easy to make and it makes a delicious dinner or it can also be eaten as a dip.

fully baked chicken topped with shredded cheddar cheese, bacon, and scallions

No time to cook in the kitchen or just looking for a simple recipe, then this chicken recipe is perfect for you! The prep and cook time for this delicious meal is just under an hour.

This crack chicken recipe is made in the oven and is super juicy and creamy! It will totally win the hearts of your family and friends! It’s also great for game day and pot lucks!

baked keto crack chicken topped with scallions

As a chicken breast lover sometimes it feels like I am eating the same recipes over and over. This baked crack chicken is a delicious meal, great for anyone who just wants to throw something in the oven.

Ingredients for Baked Crack Chicken Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, sliced in half
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar 
  • 4 slices bacon, crisped and crumbled
  • 1 scallion, green and white parts, thinly sliced

raw chicken, shredded, cheese, raw bacon, water, apple cider vinegar, dried chives, garlic, powder, onion powder, dried dill, red pepper flakes, and black pepper all in individual bowls next to a block of cream cheese

How to make Baked Crack Chicken?

Start by preheating the oven to 400F. Grab a 9 by 13-inch casserole dish and drizzle oil on the bottom.

chicken breast on a white plate with a knife

Lay the chicken across the bottom of the dish. Top with the water, vinegar, chives, garlic powder, onion powder, dill, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and salt.

seasoned raw chicken in glass baking dish

Cover the dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes.

Glass baking dish cover up with aluminum foil

Remove the dish from the oven and top with the cream cheese. half of the cheddar, and half of the bacon. Cover the dish with foil again and bake for 15 minutes more.

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Remove the dish from the oven and use 2 forks to shred the chicken.

fully baked chicken in a glass baking dish

Top with the rest of the cheddar and bacon, and the scallion. Broil a couple minutes to melt the cheese.

fully baked chicken topped with shredded cheddar cheese, bacon, and scallions in a glass baking dish

Serve warm or chilled. 

We used beef bacon, but you can use any type of bacon you like.

crispy bacon cooked on cast iron pan

What to eat with Baked Crack Chicken

 

baked crack chicken served on a white plate with a fork on top

This recipe is based off our famous keto Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe. Since not everyone has an Instant Pot we wanted to make a version of crack chicken that you can make in the oven.

It uses all of the same ingredients and tastes just as good. The whole family will love it! If you loved this recipe, check out these other keto chicken recipes.

baked crack chicken in a glass casserole dish with a wooden spoon and scallions

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baked crack chicken and a side dish of green scallions

fully baked chicken topped with shredded cheddar cheese, bacon, and scallions in a glass baking dish

Baked Crack Chicken

Baked crack chicken is a delicous recipe that can be eat with different sides or it can be eaten cold as a dip.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 423kcal
Author: Faith

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat overn to 400F
  • Drizzle the oil in the bottom of a 9 by 13-inch casserole dish
  • Lay the chicken across the bottom of the dish. Top with the water, vinegar, chives, garlic powder, onion powder, dill, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and salt
  • Cover the dish with foil and bake 20 minutes
  • Remove the dish from the oven and top with the cream cheese, half of the cheddar, and half of the bacon
  • Cover the dish with foil again and bake for 15 minutes more
  • Remove the dish from the oven and use 2 forks to shred the chicken
  • Top with the rest of the cheddar and bacon, and the scallion. Broil a couple minutes to melt the cheese

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 520mg | Potassium: 528mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 822IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 1mg
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