The Best Low Carb Chicken Pizza Crust is also the easiest to make, store and reheat!
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Guys. I think it's safe to say I found a new love.
If you know me at all, you know that Pizza, has been my best friend since day one. I was thrilled to find Fat Head Pizza because it really cut the carbs without sacrificing delicious flavor, but I still wasn't satisfied because after a while I found it greasy and heavy feeling.
So I made something better...
You might have seen my recipe for Better Than Fat Head Pizza. At the time I created it I thought it was truly the pinnacle...I didn't think that Low Carb Pizza could get any better.
That is until today, my friends...
Chicken Pizza Crust
This recipe, inspired by Real Good Pizza (a completely delicious and easy pre-made keto-friendly frozen pizza) completely flips the game on its head.
Forget about almond flour, forget about pork rinds. The base of this recipe is Ground. Chicken.
That's right...this crust is simply made of ground chicken, Parmesan cheese, and spinach. That means it's loaded with protein, not carbs!
I'm so excited about this recipe and I feel great knowing the macros are more balanced for those days when I don't need to load up on fat from cheese.
My mind was absolutely blown when I discovered that ground chicken pizza crust was a possibility.
You can even pick up this crust like real pizza (it gets more firm once it cools!)
But it gets better...
This low carb chicken pizza crust won't leave you with an overly greasy, overly cheesy, overly heavy feeling.
It will simply fill you up, and rock your world.
By the way, I made a BBQ Chicken Pizza. Click here for the best sugar free BBQ sauce I've found on Amazon!
And if you're looking for great snack options, check out this post by my friends at Fitness Crest on Top Keto Friendly Snacks!
The Best Low Carb Chicken Pizza Crust
- Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
- 1 pound ground chicken thigh (more flavor/fat than ground chicken breast)
- ½-¾ cup grated (powdered) Parmesan cheese
- ½ cup shredded Parmesan or Mozzarella
- ¼ cup frozen spinach (optional)
- Salt, pepper to taste
- 1 ½ tsp chili powder (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees
- In large bowl mix ground chicken thigh, cheese and seasoning
- Thaw spinach and remove excess water with paper towel or cheesecloth, add to mixture
- Line baking sheet with parchment paper and press chicken mixture into even thin layer
- Bake for 20 minutes
- Remove from oven and top with desired toppings ( I used red onion, cilantro, chicken, bacon and sugar free bbq sauce!)
- Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted and brown
If using ground chicken breast, reduce cooking temperature to 375 and reduce cooking time to 15 minutes or until cooked through. Add additional time after toppings until cheese is melted and golden, being careful not to overcook.
Once pizza cools a bit, it can be picked up like regular crust
If mixture seems too wet, add more grated parmesan. I used freshly ground chicken thigh so there was less moisture. If you're using a roll of chicken, it could be more wet and need extra cheese
Personalize it with your favorite toppings and seasonings in the crust as well
Separate into 4-6 and freeze chicken crust (no toppings) individually for quick meal
Please note that I am not a certified nutritionist. Any nutritional information that is discussed or disclosed in this post should only be seen as my best amateur estimates based on NET carbs for the crust only. If nutrition is important to you, I highly encourage you to verify any data you see here with your favorite nutrition calculator.
- Serving Size: ¼ Pizza
- Calories: 193
- Fat: 8
- Carbohydrates: 0
- Protein: 27
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Wednesday 30th of November 2022
I love this recipe. I'm unsure if the mozzarella is supposed to go into the crust, but I leave it out, and it's fabulous. I shared your recipe on Facebook, on the Gluten-Free Las Cruces, NM board. Happy Holidays!
Monday 6th of June 2022
Is it ground chicken like ground beef? Or can you explain a bit more?
Wednesday 31st of March 2021
Can you omit the cheese? I find it very salty.
Monday 29th of March 2021
Do you par-bake the crust before freezing? Or do you freeze uncooked and just cook from frozen?
Thursday 4th of March 2021
May I use canned chicken in a time crunch? How much would I substitute? Thank you so much!!!