Keto Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe
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This keto buffalo chicken soup recipe will warm you up in more ways than one!
Warm up with this delicious and easy keto buffalo chicken soup recipe!
This Hip-tested soup recipe was such a big hit during our last Hip2Save team retreat that we wanted to share it with you too.
Everyone agreed that this creamy keto buffalo chicken soup recipe is both flavorful and delicious, and we think you’re going to love it too!
Keto Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe
yield: 8 SERVINGS
prep time: 10 MINUTES
cook time: 25 MINUTES
total time: 35 MINUTES
This warm and cozy meal is the perfect choice for a chilly evening.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 ribs celery, chopped
- 1/2 of an onion, chopped
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons ranch dressing mix
- 2/3 cup hot sauce
- 1 cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
- 3 cups cheddar cheese
- 2 cups heavy cream
- Blue Cheese for topping if desired*
Saute celery, onion, and garlic, with butter on the stove until tender and translucent.
In a stockpot, add chicken broth, sauteed veggies, ranch dressing mix, hot sauce, and shredded chicken. Let simmer on the stove for about 15 minutes.
Reduce heat and add cheese and cream before serving. Stir to combine.
Serve with crumbled blue cheese, if desired.
Yield: 8 servings, Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Amount Per Serving: 630 Calories | 53g Fat | 6g Total Carbs | 1g Fiber | 32g Protein | 5g Net Carbs
Hip tips for making this keto buffalo chicken soup recipe:
- We used pre-cooked rotisserie chicken for convenience, but you can always use leftover chicken or cook chicken specifically for the soup. In fact, you can even make this as a one-pot pressure-cooker meal!
- The Frank’s hot sauce balances out the amount of heavy cream, but if you’re concerned about the soup becoming too spicy, just add in a little less hot sauce to accommodate your family’s desired level of heat.
- We tripled this recipe and it turned out fantastic, so if you need to feed a crowd, this comforting soup works out great! If you have leftovers, they heat up really well the next day and will be a zesty reprieve from your usual lunchtime routine!
This soup’s broth turned out AMAZING!
The broth is the real star of this delicious soup. It’s so flavorful and zesty, with the perfect balance of creaminess and heat. Overall, this is a very satisfying meal that will definitely warm you up from the inside out!
Best of all, I loved that this recipe was so darned easy to throw together. It’s perfect as a warm and cozy meal for a cool fall weeknight, or as a flavorful hot lunch option. My family loves buffalo-flavored anything, so I’ll be making this again for them soon.
How the carbs, calories, fats and protiens determined for this dish? Carbs seem low for considering the cheese and heavy cream. No protien is listed for a whole chicken.
Cris, thank you SO MUCH for bringing this to our attention. Yikes! We updated the recipe card with accurate values.
Thank you for the update. I can’t wait to make it for dinner tonight.
Where is the updated recipe?
It’s been updated within the post. All the values are corrected now, Ellen.
Just made this recipe….but halved it because it’s just for me. It is DELICIOUS. I love the combination of flavors!
Oh I’m so happy to hear that!
Can I substitute chicken broth for bone broth? TIA
Yes, good question – thanks!
Thank you! I love your Copy cat Wendy’s Keto chili!!
oh great! that was written by our talented Marley! She rocks, and I love that recipe too! <3
Great soup! Hubby and I both loved it! *Bonus: great for opening up the sinuses! Thank you!! 🙂
Oh yes!! I bet this soup would do that. Thanks for reporting back!
Does this freeze well? I’m thinking of making for lunches and freezing in serving sizes
Freezing creamy soups can be done but also can be tricky. I usually stick with broth based soups. If you try it though and it separates, I read you can just whisk or place in blender after defrosting to help bring it back to original texture 👍
I froze it. Defrosted and heated slowly. Added extra veggies. It did not separate and seems even better with the extra veggies. Also, I made the first batch in a crock pot. I would recommend not sautéing the veggies very long if you want to use a slow cooker. The taste is amazing.
I don’t have ranch dressing mix, but I have lots of ranch dressing. How can I substitute the dry mix? Should I eliminate some broth or cream?
You can add 2 tbsp low-carb ranch dressing from the bottle or just skip the ranch. We have team members who don’t use the ranch at all, Vanessa!
Is the ranch dressing the bottled stuff or a package of dry mix?
Hi there! For this you would use the dry Ranch mix.
This was sooooo delish! Also, so easy to make for my family!
Oh I am so glad! Thanks for sharing ❤️
Just made this recipe and it’s delicious 😋!!!
Oh hooray! That’s so great!
Thank you for this recipe! I have made it 3 times now. I love that the entire family enjoys it.
Oh yay! That is so wonderful to hear 👏
How much chicken do you use? I have chicken breasts I can cook up.
You could use 2 – 3 chicken breasts, Sheila Urban!
Delish! We poached the chicken in salt, pepper, garlic powder and white vinegar before shredding it and used the reduced broth for about two cups of the total broth which added a tasty touch. Thanks! This will be a go-to this fall/winter!
Hi Rachel! That sounds devine. Great idea to poach the chicken first.
Is there anything I can use to substitute the heavy cream ??
Hi Cindy! You could omit or perhaps use full fat coconut cream instead. Hope this helps! 🤗