The tribe has spoken! Chicken thighs replace beef in this low-carb/keto, paleo, and whole30 version of the famous Mississippi roast recipe. Make this in your slow cooker or Instant Pot. This cut also makes a flavorful, higher fat substitute for soups and chilis that call for lean chicken breast. Step 7: Using 2 forks, shred chicken in the slow cooker. Step 8: Add 1 3/4 cups of cheddar cheese (or more if you’d like), then crumble 3 pieces of cooked bacon on top. Boneless chicken thighs — Boneless chicken thighs are faster-cooking than bone-in and run the risk of drying out when cooked for too long on the grill or in the oven. I recently held a poll on my social media pages to see what type of recipes my followers would like to see this summer and keto/low-carb won by an overwhelming vote. This makes them a better fit for keto macros, where low carb eaters consume anywhere from 60 to 80% of their diet's calories from fat. How to Store Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Step 9: Place the top back on the slow cooker and allow the cheese to melt. Having a pot of this or similar dish on-hand is helpful over the weekend, when I have my … Boneless thighs are a great low-cost meat option for slow cooker, pressure cooker, or Instant Pot chicken recipes. This slow cooker curry chicken thighs recipe was developed to be low in carbohydrates, with an eye toward meeting Whole30 requirements (I went astray a little bit there). Chicken thighs are an excellent entree choice for keto dieters.They're high in protein, but offer a good bit more fat than their leaner breast counterparts do.