The Non-Housewives: Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken Recipe (Keto diet friendly)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken Recipe (Keto diet friendly)

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Both my husband and best friend told me that this was the best slow cooker dinner ever! My husband is doing a ketogenic diet and it's really hard to find meals to make. I came across this recipe from PaleoMagazine.com and thought it sounded delicious. Anything with bacon sounds good, right?

The only change I made was I used two packages of skinless, boneless chicken thighs, instead of chicken breasts. I was a little skeptical about not adding broth but once this dish was done cooking it was extremely juicy and moist. I made a side dish of green beans and avocado.

Ingredients:
2 packages of skinless, boneless chicken thighs
Package of bacon (around 12 slices)
2 tablespoons of thyme
1 tablespoon of oregano
1 tablespoon rosemary
2 tablespoons of olive oil

Instructions:
1 - Put chicken in slow cooker and layer bacon on top.
2 - Add spices
3 - Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil
4 - Cook on low for 8 hours.
5 - Around the 7 hour mark (or at the very end), take two forks and shred the chicken and bacon. It should shred very easily at this point.
6 - Serve with a slotted spoon to drain the oil and enjoy!

My husband eats this by itself, but if you are not avoiding carbs, this would be delicious on a pretzel bun. Serve with a salad or veggies and you have yourself a very easy dinner. I love these 8 hour recipes that cook while I'm at work. The leftovers are delicious too.

I'd love for you to share your favorite slow cooker recipes in the comments below!

    6 comments:

    1. Sounds easy enough to make! There's this Thai peanut chicken recipe for my slow cooker that I've been obsessed with, currently - it's on Averie Cooks.

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    2. You had me at BACON!!! The pretzel bun is a great suggestion.

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    3. Hmm... Glad you tried it first - I'm suspicious of the no liquids too! Maybe we'll give this one a shot. Tonight our crock pot is full of chicken and dumplings :D

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      1. Chicken and dumplings sound amazing! You'd be surprised, the dish comes out super moist and flavorful with just a little bit of olive oil.

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    4. This looks and sounds good. Will try this recipe soon!

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