Keto Baked Chicken Stuffed with Ham and Cheese


Have you run out of keto baked chicken recipes that excite you? You will love this chicken and ham recipe that is baked in the oven. And if you are looking for a dish to serve to friends or family, this keto baked chicken stuffed with ham and cheese recipe will check all the boxes! Simple, tasty, and sophisticated looking when served. Here’s why I like this recipe so much:

Make-ahead keto chicken recipe

If you have been doing keto for any amount of time, you know it can take some prep work and planning. I love this recipe because you can prepare it a day or two ahead. When you are ready just take it out of the fridge and pop it in your preheated oven! Sometimes we do our food prep on Sunday. We have this on Monday and our Spicy Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken recipe Tuesday and Wednesday (making a double batch).

No Keto Side Needed

This recipe is filling and doesn’t require a side dish to be served with it. Of course, if you want a side we’ve found our Roasted Broccoli Drizzled in Parmesan and lemon Butter Sauces or Parmesan Encrusted Zucchini Wedges go well and add a little color to the plate.

Tips when making keto baked chicken recipes

  1. KitchenAid Gourmet Meat Tenderizer
    KitchenAid Gourmet Meat Tenderizer

    If the recipe says to pound the chicken out, do it. It makes it even so it cooks evenly. We use the KitchenAid Gourmet Meat Tenderizer. We prefer this one, even though you could use a basic wooden one. We find it cleans off easier and is more sanitary.

  2. Always check the internal temperature of the chicken or at least that it is no longer pink.
  3. Do not overcook your chicken. Otherwise, it will be dry.
  4. Let the chicken stand. If you let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving, the juices go back inside, making the chicken moist.
Keto Baked Chicken Stuffed with Ham and Cheese

Keto Baked Chicken Stuffed with Ham and Cheese

Juicy, fancy and easy to make.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, cream cheese, parmesan, ricotta cheese
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 483.7kcal


  • 1  Tbsp Parmesan Cheese  5g
  • ½ Cup Ricotta Cheese  124g
  • 1  oz Cream Cheese  29g
  • 1  tsp Dijon Mustard  5g
  • 1  Tbsp Olive Oil  14g
  • 200 Grams Chicken Breast 
  • 112 Grams Sliced Deli Ham  4 slices
  • 2  tsp Balsamic Vinegar  11g
  • 2  tsp Basil Leaves 1g
  • 1  Dash Salt  0g
  • 1  Dash Black Pepper  0g


  • Preheat oven to 375 ºF.
  • Combine parmesan cheese, ricotta cheese, cream cheese, basil, and dijon mustard in bowl. Mix until well blended. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken inside a large zip-top bag and seal the bag, pressing out as much air as possible. Pound the chicken thin, 1/4 inch thickness using a kitchen mallet.
  • Place a slice of ham on top of flattened chicken.
  • Spread cheese mixture on ham.
  • Roll up chicken and secure with toothpick.
  • In an oven-safe frying pan drizzle olive oil and place over medium heat.
  • Brown chicken roll on both sides in heated pan.
  • Move pan into oven for 25-30 minutes or until centre of chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165 ºF.
  • Drizzle balsamic vinegar on top.



Calories: 483.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.6g | Protein: 42.1g | Fat: 32.6g | Saturated Fat: 13.1g | Cholesterol: 147.4mg | Sodium: 967.1mg | Potassium: 614.3mg | Sugar: 1.5g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 170.8mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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