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Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

This Creamy Chicken Stroganoff is the perfect one pot chicken dinner. Tender, juicy chicken breasts, pan-seared to perfection and covered in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce with mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh herbs. It is comfort food at its finest. This is a simple, but flavorful meal that will impress the whole family.

reamy Chicken Stroganoff is the perfect one pot chicken dinner. Tender, juicy chicken breasts, pan-seared to perfection and covered in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce with mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh herbs. This is a quick and easy 30 minute meal that will impress the whole family.

Ingredients in Keto Chicken Stroganoff

Ingredients laid out to make chicken stroganoff - chicken, onions, mushrooms, sour cream, heavy cream, chicken stock, herbs and spices.

Ingredients Notes

  • Chicken: For this one pot chicken stroganoff recipe, I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts. But it also works well with chicken thighs. (Try this Creamy Chicken Scampi Recipe)

  • Coconut flour: The coconut flour is used to lightly coat the chicken before frying. If you are allergic to coconut flour, or simply do not like it, it can be omitted. Just note that the sauce may not turn out quite as thick.

  • Onions: I like to use white onions or sweet onions, but you can use any onions you prefer.

  • Mushrooms: I used cremini mushrooms, but again, you can use any of your favorite mushroom varieties. (Try these Beef Stroganoff Burgers)

  • Heavy cream: The heavy cream gives the sauce a rich, silkiness. You could also use half and half, but the sauce will not be as thick. For a dairy free option, you can use full-fat coconut milk.

  • Sour cream: The sour cream adds a bright, fresh flavor to the sauce. You could also use creme fraiche or greek yogurt. For a dairy free option, use a plant based sour cream. (Try this Beef Stroganoff Soup)

  • White wine: Lighter white wines like Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, or Viognier work best. While the alcohol cooks off and there is no alcohol left in the finished dish, you can substitute extra chicken stock if you do not want to cook with wine. You could also use cooking sherry, marsala, or vermouth. (I get all my wines here)

How to Make One Pot Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

step by step photos depicting how to make a homemade keto chicken stroganoff.

Step by Step Instructions

STEP 1: In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over both sides of the chicken cutlets.

STEP 2: Add the coconut flour to a shallow bowl. Lightly dredge each piece of chicken in the coconut flour and set aside.

STEP 3: Heat 2 tablespoons of the butter and the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the butter has started to melt, add the chicken to the pan. Sear the chicken cutlets until they are golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes each side. Remove from the pan and set aside.

STEP 4: Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter to the pan. Once the butter has melted, add the onion, and cook until they are translucent. Add the garlic and cook until it is fragrant.

step by step photos depicting how to make a homemade keto chicken stroganoff.

STEP 5: Add the mushrooms to the pan and cook until they have released their liquid and start to caramelize.

STEP 6: Deglaze the pan with white wine. Use a rubber spatula to scrape up and mix in any browned bits that are stuck to the bottom of the pan. Mix in the Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard.

STEP 7: Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, mix in the heavy cream and let simmer until the sauce has reduced slightly and begins to thicken.

STEP 8: Stir the sour cream into the stroganoff sauce and mix until well combined. Let simmer for 5 to 10 additional minutes. Taste, and add salt and pepper, if needed. Garnish with chopped fresh chives or parsley.

a cast iron skillet with seared chicken in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce, with mushrooms and onions.

STEP 9: Add the chicken, and any juices back to the pan. Simmer for 5 additional minutes to heat the chicken through. Garnish with fresh chives. 

Recipe Tips and Variations

  • Storage: Store leftover keto chicken stroganoff in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

  • Reheating: I recommend reheating this in a pan on the stove top. Adding a splash of heavy cream and/or chicken stock will help it come back to life.

  • Use pork: This dish is also excellent made with thinly cut pork chops in place of the chicken. Season and cook them exactly as you would the chicken.

  • Use beef: Instead of the chicken, add some cooked ground beef to the sauce for a keto beef stroganoff variation. Alternatively, you can use thinly sliced steak and season it and pan-sear it.

  • Make it Dairy Free: For a dairy free option, substitute the heavy cream with full-fat coconut milk and the sour cream with a plant based, dairy free sour cream alternative.

a cast iron skillet with seared chicken in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce, with mushrooms and onions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I use in place of coconut flour?

You can omit the coconut flour altogether. Just note that the sauce might now be quite as thick.

Can this be made with chicken thighs?

Yes! You can substitute boneless or bone-in chicken thighs.

Can this be made without alcohol?

Yes, although the alcohol will fully cook off in the dish. You can substitute it with extra chicken stock.

a plate with cheesy asparagus and seared chicken, topped with sour cream sauce.

What to Serve with Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

If you are not concerned with carbohydrate count, this is delicious served over a pasta like egg noodles or penne, or with potatoes or rice. But here are some delicious low carb side dishes that will pair perfectly with this dish.

  • Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus

  • Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

  • Steamed Artichokes with Lemon Caper Aioli

  • Chicken Fried Cauliflower Steaks

  • Cauliflower Mash and Gravy

  • Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

a plate with cheesy asparagus and seared chicken, topped with sour cream sauce.

More One Pot Chicken Recipes

  • Creamy Chicken Stroganoff
  • Prosciutto Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Meal
  • Low Carb Peanut Chicken Skillet
  • Creamy Chicken Scampi – Olive Garden Copycat

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a cast iron skillet with seared chicken in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce, with mushrooms and onions.

Creamy Chicken Stroganoff (Keto)



  • Author:
    Kyndra Holley

  • Total Time:
    30 minutes

  • Yield:
    4 servings

  • Diet:
    Gluten Free


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This Creamy Chicken Stroganoff is the perfect one pot chicken dinner. Tender, juicy chicken breasts, pan-seared to perfection and covered in a rich and creamy sour cream sauce with mushrooms, garlic, onions, and fresh herbs. This is a simple, but flavorful meal that will impress the whole family.


Ingredients


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  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 ½ pounds chicken cutlets
  • ¼ cup coconut flour (I use this brand)
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • Finely chopped fresh chives, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over both sides of the chicken cutlets.
  2. Add the coconut flour to a shallow bowl. Lightly dredge each piece of chicken in the coconut flour and set aside.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of the butter and the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sear the chicken cutlets until they are golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes each side. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter to the pan. Once the butter has melted, add the onion, and cook until they are translucent. Add the garlic and cook until it is fragrant.
  5. Add the mushrooms to the pan and cook until they have released their liquid and start to caramelize.
  6. Deglaze the pan with white wine. Use a rubber spatula to scrape up and mix in any bits that are stuck to the bottom of the pan.
  7. Mix in the Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard.
  8. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, mix in the heavy cream and let simmer until the sauce has reduced slightly and begins to thicken.
  9. Stir the sour cream into the sauce and mix until well combined. Let simmer for 5 to 10 additional minutes. Taste, and add salt and pepper, if needed.
  10. Add the chicken, and any juices back to the pan. Simmer for 5 additional minutes to heat the chicken through.
  11. Garnish with fresh chives. 

 

Notes

  • Storage: Store leftover keto chicken stroganoff in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. 
  • Reheating: I recommend reheating this creamy chicken stroganoff in a pan on the stove top. Adding a splash of heavy cream and/or chicken stock will help it come back to life. 
  • Use pork: This dish is also excellent made with thinly cut pork chops in place of the chicken. Season and cook them exactly as you would the chicken. 
  • Use beef: Instead of the chicken, add some cooked ground beef to the sauce for a keto beef stroganoff variation. Alternatively, you can use thinly sliced steak and season it and pan-sear it. 
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Chicken Recipes
  • Method: Sautéed
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: keto chicken stroganoff, one pot chicken stroganoff, gluten free chicken stroganoff, low carb chicken stroganoff, one pot chicken recipes, one pot keto meals, 30 minute keto meals

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