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Chicken Bowl Salsa Verde Recipe

Are you looking for a quick, flavorful, and keto-friendly meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner? Look no further than this Salsa Verde Chicken Bowl. Packed with vibrant flavors and wholesome ingredients, this dish is ideal for anyone following a ketogenic diet. Whether you’re meal-prepping for the week or needing a tasty and satisfying dish after a busy day, this recipe has got you covered. Plus, the salsa verde adds a zesty twist that will keep your taste buds dancing!

Salsa Verde Chicken Bowl

Experience the zesty delight of this Salsa Verde Chicken Bowl, a perfect blend of flavors and nutrition.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the chicken in a baking dish and pour the salsa verde over the top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  5. Remove the chicken from the oven and shred it using two forks.
  6. Mix the shredded chicken with the salsa verde in the baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded Monterey Jack cheese over the top of the chicken and return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Remove from the oven and top with diced avocado, chopped cilantro, sour cream, lime juice, and green onions.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your keto-friendly Salsa Verde Chicken Bowl!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

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

  • Chicken Breast: 0g per serving
  • Salsa Verde: Approximately 2g per 1/4 cup
  • Cilantro: Less than 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Monterey Jack Cheese: 0.2g per 1/4 cup
  • Avocado: 12g per whole avocado (net carbs: 2g per 1/2 avocado)
  • Sour Cream: 1g per 2 tablespoons
  • Lime Juice: 1g per 1/2 lime
  • Green Onions: 1.1g per 1/4 cup

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 6g net carbs per serving (amounts may vary slightly based on specific brands and portion sizes).

Bold Flavors and Wholesome Ingredient

The Chicken Bowl Salsa Verde isn’t just a low-carb meal; it’s a celebration of bold flavors and wholesome ingredients that are perfect for any occasion. This dish proves that you don’t have to sacrifice taste to maintain a keto lifestyle. So why not give it a try? You might find it becoming a new favorite in your weekly meal rotation. Enjoy the delightful combination of zesty salsa verde, creamy avocado, and succulent chicken, all in one delicious bowl!

Credit to Jessyy_72

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