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3-Ingredient Keto Chicken Bake Recipe

Louise | July 22
3-Ingredient Keto Chicken Bake Recipe #keto

As with most diets, one of the most challenging things about a keto diet is finding the time to cook. Sometimes it can be difficult to find the time or energy to put together one more dish in the day.

Thankfully, we have a meal here that is delicious and easy to put together. This 3-ingredient keto chicken bake recipe is the ideal meal to have in your repertoire for a simple dish any night of the week.

Simple Ingredients for Simple Cooking

The best part about this low carb chicken bake is that there are only three ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. And if not, they are readily accessible at any grocery store. Sometimes the best dishes are the ones that are not overly complicated.

This simple bake uses chicken breast, broccoli, and mayo to create a dinner perfect for your diet and only takes 45 minutes to cook up. Keto recipes don’t get much better than this.

A Dinner Full of Fat

Not only is this recipe quick to assemble, but it also helps you hit your macros. The nutritional stats are as good as they can get to make sure that you stay in ketosis.

With only 4 net carbs per serving you won’t even have to feel guilty about grabbing a second helping. This keto chicken bake is also packed full of fat and protein which will keep your energy up and fill you up.

A Great Base to Release Your Inner Chef

Sometimes, a simple recipe can mean a simple taste. You don’t need to stay limited by the ingredients, however. You can keep this basic formula and make it your own by adding herbs, spices, or other flavors.

There are also many ingredients that you may choose to add to or replace, the broccoli. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Cauliflower
  • Tomatoes – only small quantities
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Bacon
  • Nuts

The only limit is your imagination and experimenting in the kitchen is the best way to discover a new favorite meal.

3-Ingredient Keto Chicken Bake Recipe #keto

3-Ingredient Keto Chicken Bake Recipe #keto

3-Ingredient Keto Chicken Bake Recipe

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Entrée
  • Cuisine: American


Three ingredients, an oven, and dinner’s ready.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) mayo
  • 1 head of broccoli, broken into small florets
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C).
  2. Place whole chicken breasts into a small casserole dish. Add the broccoli around the chicken and sprinkle with some salt.
  3. Top with mayo, making sure the mayo covers everything.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the center of the chicken breast is at least 165 F (74 C).


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs: 4 g


  • Calories: 432
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Fat: 34 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 27 g

Want more delicious recipes like this? Check out our Keto Chicken Recipes for more options!


Louise co-founded Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. She has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.