Keto Shredded Chicken Recipe (with Gravy)

This slow cooker/crockpot recipe makes healthy eating easy-peasy. With just a few quick steps you will have a home-cooked meal by the end of the day.

Follow our step-by-step guide to this hard-to-beat recipe.

Keto Shredded Chicken Recipe

Shredded Chicken and Gravy

Shredded Chicken and Gravy

If you are looking for the perfect meal that can be used in many different ways, whether on tacos, with a side salad, or in a wrap for lunch, then read on.

All the ingredients below are healthy, low in carbs, and super practical, which means we can prepare them ahead of the week and consume them throughout.

With meals like these, you won’t have any problem staying in the kitchen. Now, let’s get to it!

Yield: 6

Keto Shredded Chicken Recipe (with Gravy)

Keto Chicken Wings

With a few suggestions on which cut of chicken is best for this keto shredded chicken recipe and tips to make it a fail-proof meal, this recipe, complete with gravy, will become a regular dish for family dinners. But don’t just take our word for it. Try it!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Crockpot Cooking time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup chicken bone broth (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 tbsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • Fresh herbs of your choice such as thyme to garnish our dish
  • Melted unsalted butter for drizzling (maybe vegan butter or ghee if preferred)


  1. Place your 6 boneless chicken thighs in a 4-quart crockpot or slow cooker.
  2. Using a blender, combine chicken broth, softened cream cheese, poultry seasoning, and black pepper, blending until smooth.
  3. Pour this blended mixture over the chicken in the crockpot or slow cooker and cover.
  4. Cook the chicken on low for about 6 hours or until the chicken starts to fall apart and can be easily shredded.
  5. Transfer the chicken to a plate and shred it using two forks, then return it to the gravy sauce in the crockpot.
  6. Taste the chicken and add salt if needed.
  7. Serve your shredded chicken with gravy alongside mashed potatoes or grilled veggies for a healthier option, or with cauliflower mash if you're following a dairy-free diet. Don't forget to ladle plenty of gravy on top from the crockpot.
  8. The possibilities with this home-cooked meal are endless, and you'll see why once you taste it.
  9. Garnish the dish with fresh thyme for the final touch.
  10. Store any leftover keto shredded chicken and gravy in a glass airtight container in the refrigerator and consume within 3 days.
  11. For longer storage, this keto shredded chicken and gravy can be frozen in an airtight container for over 3 months.
  12. Thaw overnight and reheat in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 5 minutes or until warmed through.

Bon Appetit!


  • Place your chicken thighs evenly in the crockpot or slow cooker for consistent cooking, ensuring each piece is seasoned uniformly.
  • An easier method to shred your chicken is by using a hand electric mixer. It works wonders!

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 423Net Carbohydrates 10gFiber 3gProtein 32g
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