We’ve made this keto chicken crust pizza so many times because we’re obsessed with it. The low carb pizza crust is made with shredded chicken and it’s so good! Wow, you don’t even miss the “bread” of the crust because the chicken cooked crispy and has a nice texture to it.

Chicken Crust Pizza that's Low Carb, Keto on plate

Chicken Crust Pizza that’s Low Carb & Keto

That’s right, it’s a low carb keto pizza that’s super simple to make. It easily satisfies our cravings for pizza without all the starch. This protein-based pizza crust is perfect for the keto-friendly diet. What if you’re not on the keto diet? That’s why we love it so much is that using shredded chicken breast has less fat too. That way, it balances out with the fat of the cheese and other toppings.

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Best chicken for the pizza crust?

There’s so many different options for cooked chicken. Quickest way is using pre-cooked chicken or you can use roast chicken. Using pre-cooked chicken breast bought at the store or canned chicken breast works well. They’re already cooked, so the crust will have a better bite and chew. Some canned chicken is very salty, so don’t add additional salt when making the crust.

How to Make Low Carb Chicken Pizza Crust (Keto)

  1. It’s important to make sure the chicken is finely shredded. This will create more of a tight weave for the crust and it’ll hold together better. Use a fork to shred the chicken as fine as possible.
  2. If you want to make the chicken crust a little crisper, you can cook it for about 3-5 more minutes in the oven first. But make sure to not cook it too long or you’ll have a dry chicken jerky crust.
  3. Add your favorite sauces and you can mix it up. If you like classic marinara, that’s the most popular. But using a white alfredo sauce base or basil pesto as a base is a nice option too.
  4. There’s so many different topping ideas to choose from: pepperoni, veggies and ham are delicious ideas. If you want a meat lovers pizza, add some cooked sausage or bacon.
  5. if using sausage or bacon, make sure it’s pre-cooked.
  6. Read the full recipe write up in the recipe box below.
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Low Carb Chicken Crust Pizzas

If you’re adding veggies as toppings, lightly coat them with oil so that they can bake better. Season the veggies first too for more flavor during the baking. Read the online recipe write up tips and view the helpful step by step pictures.
It is better to have the chicken finely shredded instead of a large chunky shreds. The crust will hold together more firmly and will be less likely to break apart.
Makes one 10-inch/25-cm pizza. Nutrition based on crust, pizza sauce, & cheese.
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Chicken Crusts

  • 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) packed cooked shredded chicken (about 1/2 lb.-227g)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) fresh cracked black pepper


Optional Toppings

  • sliced mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, veggies
  • pepperoni, bacon bits, sausage


  • Preheat oven to 425°F/220°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lightly oil the parchment paper evenly where the chicken will lay.
    Spraying parchment with oil
  • In bowl whisk the eggs. Add the shredded chicken, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
    Chicken crust ingredients in bowls
  • Layer the chicken mixture on the oiled parchment paper into a round or square shape. Pat and press the chicken together making sure there’s no air between the chicken. Flatten and shape the crust, about 1/4-inch (6mm) thin.
    Forming pizza crust with chicken mixture
  • Bake the chicken crust at 425°F/220°C for about 15-20 minutes or until it start to crisp, golden and firm. Then allow the crust to cool for about 5-10 minutes so it can become a little more firm.
    Baked chicken pizza crust
  • Add your favorite sauce and toppings and return the pizza to the oven. Bake for about another 10 minutes, or until the cheese melts and toppings are cooked.
    Baked pizza with chicken crust


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Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 231kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 23g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 164mg, Sodium: 750mg, Potassium: 236mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 509IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 264mg, Iron: 1mg
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Can you Freeze Chicken Pizza Crust?

Yes, you can freeze the pizza crust after it’s fully cooled. To cook again, thaw the crust. Pre-Heat your oven to 400°F. Lightly brush or spray oil on the thawed chicken crust. Bake the crust for about 3-5 minutes, then add your sauce and toppings. Bake the pizza for about 5 minutes OR until the sauce and toppings to cooked to your liking.

Make Homemade Low Carb Tomato Sauce

Here’s a great low carb tomato sauce recipe that’s keto friendly. There’s no added sugar and way cheaper than buying other bottled brands. Best of all, you can customize the sauce flavor to your preferred liking. Spices make all the difference and you’ll love making it homemade. It’s perfect for this low carb chicken crust pizza recipe! Enjoy!

Tomato Sauce in a bowl with spoon
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Check out more of our awesome low carb recipes here. Hope you enjoy this pizza just as much as we do! Let us know in the comments below or share it on social media. Connect with us when making the delicious recipes! This recipe was originally published in 2019.

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