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Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan

After yesterday’s debacles (which also included undercooked hardboiled eggs I learned about this AM.😟 – see that egg recipe perfected here!), this meal made up for it all.

Oh my goodness, SO delicious all around. Nothing I would change…

I’m feeling satiated and accomplished.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lbs thin-cut boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, freshly shredded
  • 1 cup no sugar added / low sodium tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup pork rind, finely crushed
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) + EVOO spray for greasing baking dish
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning (see my Nearly Italian Seasoning recipe)
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  1. In a Ziplock-style gallon storage bag, marinate 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts with 1 Tbsp EVOO, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp Nearly Italian seasoning, and 1/2 tsp red pepper for at least 15 mins.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  3. Lightly spray a 9″ x 13″ baking dish with EVOO.
  4. Place marinated chicken in baking dish and pour 1 cup tomato sauce over it – as evenly as possible.
  5. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1 1/2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese.
  6. Sprinkle 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds over the top.
  7. Bake for 30 mins, or until chicken is cooked through (a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest center of a breast will read at least 165 F) and cheese is melted and bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving 
Calories493
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.5g31%
Saturated Fat 9.2g46%
Cholesterol 179mg60%
Sodium 812mg35%
Total Carbohydrate 5.4g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g4%
Total Sugars 2.9g 
Protein 62.1g 
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 348mg27%
Iron 3mg15%
Potassium 631mg13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

#Keto #LowCarb

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