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Healthy Chicken Parmesan

This Keto-friendly Chicken Parmesan recipe uses almond flour and parmesan cheese to create the perfect coating.  Topped with a sugar-free Pasta sauce and melted Mozzarella and paired with some spaghetti squash, you have a high protein, low carb amazing dinner! If you’d like to add more fat content, you can use chicken thighs as well. Sprinkle with some fresh basil leaves, and you have a beautiful work of art-that you can eat!!!

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INGREDIENTS:

3 large boneless chichek breasts, halved        1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided       1 egg
1/2 cup almond flour                                           1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning                             Sugar-free Pasta Sauce
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Place chicken between plastic wrap and pound to flatten to 1/2 inch thick.
  • In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, almond flour, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • In another bowl, beat egg.
  • Dip each piece of chicken in the beaten egg, then thoroughly coat in the breading.  Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat olive oil for about 2 minutes.  Add breaded chicken pieces and cook for 5-7 minutes or until browned on each side.
  • Place on Parchment-lined or sprayed baking dish.
  • Top with 1 Tablespoon Pasta Sauce and divide the 1 cup of mozzarella cheese among the chicken.  Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes until chicken is thoroughly cooked through and cheese is melted.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

Per serving with 1/2 chicken breast, sauce and cheese.

Calories: 469;   Carbs: 3.9g;   Net Carbs: 2.6g;   Fiber: 1.3g;   Protein: 43.9g

 

 

 

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