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Keto Taco Salad with Chicken and Cheese Crisps! Keto Taco Salad with Chicken and Cheese Crisps is the "Taco Tuesday" that everyone can enjoy without the guilt of carbs! This easy, keto friendly, flavorful, layered chicken recipe will be the hit of any taco night!

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THE BEST KETO TACO SALAD

I’m really excited about sharing this with you because who doesn’t love Taco Salad??

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Now you can indulge without feeling guilty!

Let’s get started!

Combine the chicken seasoning ingredients in a small bowl.  That would be salt, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.

These chicken thighs are very generously seasoned and super flavorful!

keto taco salad seasonings in a glass bowl

Next, sprinkle the seasoning evenly on both sides of the boneless skinless chicken thighs.

keto taco salad with chicken seasoned on a red cutting board

Now heat the avocado oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium high heat.

You will need to cook the chicken thighs for 4 minutes on each side or until an internal temperature thermometer reads 165F.

Once your chicken is done, remove from the heat to a cutting board and slice it into strips.

keto taco salad chicken in a skillet

Now to assemble the keto taco salads!

Place lettuce, tomato, black olives, cheddar cheese and cilantro in a salad bowl.

Top with the slices of chicken and fresh salsa.

THE CRUNCH FACTOR

Do you miss the crunchy chips like Doritos in your taco salads?  You have to try using cheese crisps in your taco salad!  They are the perfect crunchy element.

Now you too can enjoy those “taco nights” with a keto friendly alternative! Yummy!

keto taco salad with chicken and cheese crisps in a glass bowl

Like this keto friendly recipe? Check out my recipes for Keto Butter ChickenKeto Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon or Roasted Cauliflower Cobb Salad!

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keto taco salad with chicken and cheese crisps in a glass bowl

Keto Taco Salad with Chicken and Cheese Crisps!

Keto Taco Salad with Chicken and Cheese Crisps is the "Taco Tuesday" that everyone can enjoy without the guilt of carbs! This easy, keto friendly, flavorful, layered chicken recipe will be the hit of any taco night!
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Course: dinner, Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: 30 minute meal, chicken for dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 262kcal

Ingredients

For the Seasoned Chicken

For assembling the salad

Instructions

  • Combine the salt, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle the seasoning evenly on both sides of each of the boneless chicken thighs.
  • Heat the avocado oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook the chicken thighs for 4 minutes on each side or until an internal temperature thermometer reads 165F.
  • Remove from heat to a cutting board and slice into strips.

To assemble the taco salads

  • Place lettuce, tomato, black olives, cheddar chesse and cilantro in a salad bowl.
  • Top with the slices of chicken, fresh salsa and the cheddar crisps. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Nutrition: The nutrition info is only for the chicken as the other ingredients and amounts are going to vary based on your preferences.  
  • Cheddar Cheese Crisps: These can be found in most grocery stores in the produce department or with the salad toppings.
  • Topping:  Try topping this keto taco salad with the keto cheese sauce that I posted yesterday day.  Yum!

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sugar: 0g
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    • Lisa Warland
    • August 22, 2019
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    Loved the butter chicken, served with sweet potato rive &cauliflower rice the following day! Sooo tasty, thank you kindly,
    Lisa

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