Low Carb Chicken Parmesan

Usually Chicken Parmesan is coated in wheat crumbs and covered in sauce that is loaded with sugar!! Not anymore! Now you have a tasty option that is not only low carb but will become a family favorite they will request over and over!

The crispy coating makes for super tasty leftovers, especially if you take leftovers to work the next day 🙂

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Low Carb Chicken Parmesan
Serve up this quick dinner on a weeknight as the only hands on time is a little frying in the pan! There is even a sauce that is made in the pan without sugar!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 MIN
Cook Time 20 MIN
Servings
people
Ingredients
Chicken Breading
Marinara Sauce
Topping for baking
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 MIN
Cook Time 20 MIN
Servings
people
Ingredients
Chicken Breading
Marinara Sauce
Topping for baking
Instructions
Chicken Cutlets
  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Slice chicken breasts lengthwise. In a small bowl whisk eggs, garlic powder, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Add to a shallow bowl. Allow chicken cutlets to sit in the egg mixture, rotating to coat. Allow to sit 15 minutes covered.
Chicken Breading
  1. In a shallow bowl mix together the pork rinds, almond flour, parmesan, garlic powder and onion powder.
  2. Dip chicken in crumb mixture one at a time after letting the egg wash drip away a bit before covering in the breading.
  3. Flip and press lightly to coat the other side. Place the chicken cutlets on a baking sheet. Let them sit for 5 minutes while you heat up the frying oil in an oven proof skillet. The oil will be at the correct temperature when the end of a wooden spoon forms bubbles when placed in the oil.
  4. Fry each cutlet for 5 minutes on each side with the oil at a medium temperature. Remove from the skillet once they are all fried. Remove oil from the pan and wipe clean.
Marinara Sauce
  1. Dump all sauce ingredients in the skillet and simmer for 10 minutes to meld the flavors.
Assembling the dish
  1. Now with the marinara sauce in the oven proof skillet, put the chicken cutlets in the sauce.
  2. Spoon the sauce over the cutlets so they are covered. Mix all of the topping ingredients together in a small bowl then sprinkle over each cutlet in the skillet.
  3. Place the skillet in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until bubbly and cheese is melted.
Recipe Notes

If you do not have an ovenproof skillet, put the cutlets in a 9x13 pan and cover with sauce, then cheese, proceed with baking the cutlets as described.

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2 Comments

  1. ELAINE D SMITH says:

    can the cutlets be made ahead in bulk and frozen

    1. Yes, I would freeze them in a single layer then wrap in wax paper/or parchment and put in a zip bag. To cook, thaw overnight to ensure even cooking! Thank you for your comment!

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