If you’re looking for easy keto dinner recipes, these buffalo chicken zucchini boats are healthy, low carb AND delicious! What more could you want? And you don’t have to be on a keto diet to enjoy them. Anyone who likes buffalo chicken will want to scarf them down.
Zucchini boats are definitely a fun and exciting way to eat veggies. They are a go-to dinner idea for my family especially with ground chicken or beef because they’re so cheap and easy to throw together on busy weeknights. They’re just as good leftover, too!
Easy Keto Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boat Recipe
- 4 medium zucchini
- 1lb ground chicken
- 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
- 1/2 packet ranch seasoning mix (about 2 tbsp)
- 8oz bag shredded mozzarella (2 cups)
Start off by prepping your zucchini boats by scraping out the guts with a melon baller or small spoon, and then place them in a greased 9×13 baking dish.
Cook and chop the chicken until no longer pink and then mix well with the buffalo wing sauce and ranch seasoning; fill the boats with the chicken mixture.
Top with about 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese, cover with foil and bake in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese starts to brown.
Enjoy as is or with a little extra buffalo sauce and ranch dressing. Yum!
You could additionally garnish with chopped green onion or blue cheese crumbles.
This quick and easy keto dinner recipe is healthy, low carb AND delicious! It's super simple to throw together on busy weeknights with just a few cheap ingredients including ground chicken to make it extra easy! If you like spicy buffalo wings, you're going to love this zucchini boat version.
- 4 medium size zucchini
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
- 1/2 packet ranch seasoning (about 2 tbsp)
- 2 cups shredded mozarella cheese
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Prep your zucchini boats by cutting them in half lengthwise and removing the guts with a small melon baller or spoon; place them in a greased 9x13 baking dish.
In a medium size pan, cook and chop the chicken on medium heat until no longer pink. Stir the buffalo wing sauce and ranch seasoning mix in with the chicken.
Stuff the zucchini boats with your chicken mixture and then top with a generous amount of cheese.
Cover your dish with foil and cook for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Serve alone or drizzled with ranch dressing. Enjoy!
- To make these zucchini boats even richer (especially if you're following a keto diet), you can add more fat to the recipe by mixing in about 4 oz of cream cheese to the chicken mixture.
- Make certain you are using "Buffalo Wing" sauce, not hot sauce.
- You can additionally garnish these boats with blue cheese crumbles and/or green onion.
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