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Keto Chicken Soup – Awesome Low Carb Soup for Sick Days & Cold Weather

Soup of the day – keto chicken soup recipe . This is the perfect soup for sick days or cold weather. Low on carbs but big on flavor, let’s get started.

Continuing on with our keto soup week, we are talking chicken and soup. The timing couldn’t be better. I

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We are showing you how to make a keto chicken soup instant pot, crock pot and stove top!

We live in the great state of Texas and well, it’s cold here folks. Like freezing cold that us in the south are not use to. (See Texas winter memes for a good lol!) If you are looking for an easy keto soup – this could be your answer!

Cold Weather and Best Soup When Sick

Due to this cold weather situation, I am all about the low carb soups because soup is the perfect cold weather meal! 

Last night, at the request of the husband – we was wanting a chicken soup and because he is married to me, he gets a Keto Chicken Soup – and y’all it was SOO GOOD.

How good? Let’s just say the teenager took it upon himself to put the leftovers up so that he could eat them later. I wouldn’t be surprised if he hid it in the garage fridge, dude REALLY liked this soup. 

Best Soup for a Cold

This also makes a great keto soup if you know someone who low carbs and is under the weather. This has my vote for best soup for a cold.

How to Make Keto Chicken Soup

Here is the play by play so that you can learn how to make this easy keto chicken soup. We are also spilling the beans (no carb beans even though beans have carbs) on how to make this into a keto rotisserie chicken soup, a keto cream of chicken soup and how to keto chicken soup instant pot this.

So let’s head to the kitchen, get out a few supplies and make this delicious chicken low carb soup recipe.

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Yield: 10

Keto Chicken Soup - Low Carb & Delicious Cold Weather Food

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Get ready to make this low carb chicken soup that will be a new family favorite. Not only is it hardy, it warms up well so you can make a lot ahead of time and freeze for later!

With the added cream, this replicates a delicious cream of chicken soup.

This makes a great versatile keto soup base. Ingredients can be added in or subtracted to your liking. The keto chicken soup recipe listed below has approximately 3 net carbs per bowl! Perfect for low carb meal cold weather.


  • 1 lb Chicken Breast
  • 16 oz Water
  • 64 oz Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Chopped Carrots
  • 1 Cup Chopped Celery
  • 2 Tbls Garlic Powder
  • 2 Chicken Bullion Cubes
  • 3 Tbls Salt
  • 2 Tbls Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream


  1. Chop celery and carrots
  2. Fill cooking pot with 16 oz of water and 32 oz of chicken broth
  3. Add in chicken breasts and chopped vegetables to water and boil
  4. Season water with salt, pepper and garlic
  5. Add in chicken bullion cubes
  6. Boil for approximately 20 minutes, turn stove to low
  7. Add half cup of heavy cream to pot
  8. Stir cream into soup
  9. Turn stove to low and let this keto chicken soup recipe ingredients mesh together
  10. Serve in bowls and enjoy!


GREAT SICK MEAL - If you have a keto friend, this soup is perfect as a get well meal. Bring it to a friend and let them enjoy the yumminess.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 176Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 985mgCarbohydrates: 4gNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 20g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

Keto Cream of Chicken Soup

Are you a fan of cream of chicken soup? Yes, there is an answer for low carb cream of chicken soup and this is it! Using the base keto chicken soup recipe, you just add in heavy cream to make this a low carb cream of chicken soup.

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keto cream of chicken soup instant pot style

For added flavor, an easy way to spice up the cream of chicken soup is to add chicken bullion. Make sure to check the carb count of whatever you add in to ensure you keep this a keto cream of chicken soup, not just a cream of chicken soup!

How much heavy cream do you add to make low carb cream of chicken soup?

I add in around 1.5 cups of heavy cream for the entire pot of soup. Play around and depending on how creamy you like your cream of chicken soup – you may want to add more heavy cream or maybe even a little less.

Make It Your Way KETO Chicken Soup

I’m calling this a make it your way keto chicken soup because it is VERY easy low carb soup recipe to adapt. While our chicken soup recipe gives you a great base low carb soup – make it your way! If you like more garlic, by all means – garlic it up! Some people do onions, add those to the mix.

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low carb chicken soup recipe

There are numerous ways to add to this recipe to make it your own. Make it like we do or make it your way. Whatever you do, we hope you enjoy it!

Make the Chicken Ahead of Time or Buy Rotisserie

Last night, I already had chicken booked so it was super easy to make this soup in no-time. You can use frozen chicken, fresh chicken or even rotisserie chicken in your low carb chicken soup! Whichever is easiest and you have available.

Keto Rotisserie Chicken Soup

Make a Keto Rotisserie Chicken Soup with this recipe is super easy.

When at Costco, I usually pickup a bag of shredded rotisserie chicken for meals just like this. I saw that Walmart and Kroger have both started selling shredded rotisserie chicken in their deli departments. This is a great keto meal prep hack making this a quick keto soup.

Make sure to stew the rotisserie chicken to help add flavor to your soup mixture.

Keto Chicken Soup Instant Pot

To make our version of Instant Pot Keto chicken soup – simple place all ingredient, minus the heavy cream into your Instant Pot. 

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Set your Instant Pot to SOUP. I would pressure cook for at least 30 minutes and then natural release. 

Crock Pot Keto Chicken Soup

Want to make Crock Pot Keto chicken soup? No problem! Simply dump all of the ingredients into the crock pot. I would cook for at least 4 hours. 

Keto Toast with Your Low Carb Chicken Soup

If this low carb chicken soup recipe sounds great and all, but if you are someone who needs that piece of toast to complete your soup meal – we got you, boo!

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keto toast with keto chicken soup

Learn more about the keto bread to make keto toast to complete your cold weather meal.

Quick and Easy Low Carb Soup

The best part about this delicious keto chicken soup is that it is super easy to make. I make chicken ahead of time for the week so for me, it was even easier! 

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