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Chicken Caldo Recipe

Looking for a cozy and comforting keto meal? Look no further than Chicken Caldo! Picture this: succulent chicken simmered in a rich, flavorful broth with tender vegetables, all seasoned to perfection. Whether you’re craving a warm bowl of goodness on a chilly evening or seeking a nourishing meal after a long day, Chicken Caldo ticks all the boxes for a satisfying and keto-friendly dinner option.

Chicken Caldo

Simple, Satisfying, and Keto-Friendly


  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large pot, heat a bit of oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and diced onion, sautéing until fragrant.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the pot, allowing them to brown slightly on each side for about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour in the chicken broth, ensuring the chicken is fully submerged. Bring the broth to a gentle simmer.
  4. Add the sliced carrots and celery to the pot, along with the dried oregano and thyme. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover the pot and let the Chicken Caldo simmer for about 30-40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  6. Once cooked, remove the chicken thighs from the pot and shred the meat using two forks. Discard the bones and return the shredded chicken to the pot.
  7. Taste the broth and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  8. Serve the Chicken Caldo hot, garnished with fresh cilantro or parsley if desired.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Keeping it Low-Carb and Delicious

Let’s take a closer look at the carb content of the key ingredients:

  • Chicken Thighs: 0g carbs
  • Garlic: 1g per clove
  • Onion: Approximately 5g per medium onion
  • Carrots: Approximately 6g per medium carrot
  • Celery: Approximately 1g per medium stalk
  • Dried Oregano: Negligible carbs
  • Dried Thyme: Negligible carbs
  • Chicken Broth: Negligible carbs

Total estimated carbs for the recipe: Varies depending on serving size and specific quantities used.

Chicken Caldo: Where Comfort Meets Keto

Indulge in the warmth and satisfaction of Chicken Caldo, a keto-friendly twist on a beloved classic. With its hearty flavors and nourishing ingredients, this dish is perfect for any occasion, from cozy nights in to family gatherings. Embrace the comfort of homemade goodness while staying true to your dietary goals. Chicken Caldo: It’s comfort food, keto-style!

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