Keto Chicken Crust Pizza

5 Stars (10 Reviews) 12 Comments
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An almost zero carb chicken pizza crust that is made without nut flours. This delicious keto chicken pizza crust is loaded with protein and healthy fats. It's an easy keto pizza recipe the whole family will love!

How to make chicken crust pizza

Just 4 ingredients

Chicken crust pizza is one of the easiest keto friendly pizza recipes you can make. This low carb pizza recipe only requires four ingredients – ground chicken, egg, mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. The seasonings add additional Italian flavor to the pizza crust but are optional. It’s an easy keto pizza recipe the whole family will enjoy; especially if they like chicken!

slice missing from keto chicken pizza crust

Tools you will need

To make chicken crust pizza, outside of the ingredients listed above, you will need:

  • an oven
  • parchment paper
  • a bowl
  • a baking tray or pizza pan

Recipe Video

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Chicken Crust Pizza Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)

Keto Chicken Crust Pizza Directions

What is chicken crust pizza made of?

bowl of ground chicken meat

Well, chicken of course! While there are recipes throughout the web using different types of chicken to make this pizza, our recipes uses ground chicken.

Ground chicken works really well as a pizza crust because it can be handled and mixed easily, it has a mild flavor and provides structure to the dough. The egg serves as a binder in this recipe and the cheese provides flavor and support. This pizza is loaded with proteins too – 28.4 grams per quarter of the pizza! Chicken is also used as a pizza crust because it is relatively lean and won’t leak out a lot of fat as it cooks.

Can I eat chicken crust pizza on the carnivore diet?

Yes! Chicken crust pizza can be tweaked and made carnivore diet friendly! There is almost zero carbs in the crust alone (just few from the cheese). For the sauce, you can use butter or just omit the sauce all together. Top with more cheese and your favorite meat toppings. This creates a delicious carnivore pizza when you are craving that Italian pie

Topping Ideas for Chicken Crust Pizza

chicken pizza with a bite taken out of a slice

You can top your chicken crust pizza with any of your favorite pizza toppings. Here are some of my favorites that are keto approved:

  • pepperoni
  • salami
  • sausage
  • bacon
  • brie cheese
  • blue cheese
  • pancetta
  • olives
  • mushroom
  • bell pepper
  • red onion
  • basil
  • pesto
  • artichoke hearts

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Facts

Keto Chicken Crust Pizza

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 268
Fat 17.3g
Protein 27.4g
Total Carbs 2g
Net Carbs 1.8g

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  1. So good and so easy! Trust me when I say you won’t be missing out on regular pizza anymore! I’m new to Keto and this will definitely become a staple! Thank you for sharing!

  2. This crust is amazing!!! I have converted 5 non-keto friends and family members to this crust. I have been able to press this out on a large cookie sheet to less than a 1/4″ with great results. A tip I saw somewhere (which I don’t remember where to give credit) is to let the crust sit/cool for 10 min when you take it out of the oven. Then put the sauce on. This helps the sauce not to be absorbed into the crust as much. Can make a supreme pizza that holds up! Love this pizza!

  3. This crust is wonderful and easy to make. My brother-in-law is diabetic, so I sent a link to my sister for the recipe, and they loved it!

  4. How would ground turkey do in this recipe? I have some ground turkey in my frig that I need to use today and I’m wondering if I should try it with this recipe.

    1. Hi Kathryn, I have never tried! If it works, it would be great for breakfast. Sausage is gonna have more fat then chicken, so it will be interesting how this holds up. Maybe try it in a pyrek baking dish to ensure the fat doesn’t end up overflowing.

  5. Ok, this was so good! We like fathead dough pizza, but this was more filling and likely a better option than fathead pizza crust. Prior to keto I had never made a pizza from scratch, but there is a therapy in cooking l like this with all whole ingredients! This pizza recipe is a keeper!

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