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Healthy Homemade KFC Famous Bowl

A healthy version of KFC’s famous bowl. Only 8 fresh ingredients, a handful of spices and 25 minutes needed for this healthy “take-out”. Gluten-Free. Low-Carb. Keto.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 267kcal


  • 2 chicken breast (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 cauliflower head (cut into florets)
  • ¼ cup grated cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter (cold from the fridge)
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup sweet corn kernels (canned or frozen - cooked to instructions)

Spice Mix:

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • to taste salt and pepper


For The Cauliflower Mash:

  • Boil the cauliflower florets until tender, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, carefully spoon the cauliflower into a food processor.
  • Add the sour cream, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Blitz until smooth. If necessary, add a little bit of the cooking liquid to get it started.
  • Stir in the corn.

For The Chicken:

  • Mix the herbs and spices and pour over the chicken. Toss to ensure all the pieces are evenly coated.
  • Heat up a skillet and add a bit of oil.
  • Cook the chicken until no longer pink and translucent.

For The “Gravy”:

  • Add the chicken stock to the skillet used for cooking the chicken.
  • Once boiling, turn down the heat and add the butter. Stirring until melted. Add more if you would like the ”gravy” to be thicker.


Tips and Tricks:

1. You can also use a bit of almond flour or tapioca starch to thicken the gravy if your personal dietary requirements allow it.


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 942mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 526IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 2mg