Simple Chicken Parmesan

This is a great recipe from http://www.ruledme.com.  This makes 4 servings and each serving has 4 net carbs.

INGREDIENTS:

The Chicken:

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese

The Coating:

  • 2.5 oz. pork rinds
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/2 tsp. chicken broth

The Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup no sugar added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Grid up pork rinds, flax, parmesan cheese and spices in food processor.
  2. Slice chicken breasts in half or in thirds and pound them out into cutlets.
  3. In a separate container to the coating, crack an egg and whisk with 1-1/2 tsp. chicken broth.
  4. In a saucepan, combine all ingredients for the sauce and whisk together.  Let this cook for at least 20 minutes while you are making the chicken.
  5. Bread all chicken cutlets by dipping into egg mixture, then dipping into the coating mixture.  Set aside on a piece of foil.
  6. Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a pan and fry up each piece of chicken 2 at a time.  Add more oil as needed.
  7. Set pieces of chicken into a casserole dish, add sauce on top and then sprinkle with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.  Bake at 400F for 10 minutes or until cheese is nice and melted.
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