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Parmesan chicken

Recipe Description
I serve with Dreamfields pasta

Per Serving: 400 Calories; 25g Fat; 39g Protein; 4g
Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carbs​
Preparation Steps:
Level of Difficulty:
Time Needed:
3 large boneless
chicken breasts
2 ounces parmesan
cheese, 1/2 cup
2 ounces almond
flour, 1/2 cup
1/2 teaspoon garlic
1/2 teaspoon Italian
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup oil, or as
Salt and pepper, to
6 tablespoons
spaghetti sauce
4 ounces mozzarella
cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons
parmesan cheese​
Cut each chicken breast in half to make 2 servings
from each; cover with plastic wrap and flatten. Mix
1/2 cup parmesan, almond flour, garlic powder and
Italian seasoning in a shallow dish or pie plate. Put
the beaten egg in a separate shallow dish or pie
plate. Dip each chicken breast in egg to coat, then
lightly coat them with parmesan-almond mixture.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry
the chicken in hot oil until browned and the meat is
almost done, but still slightly pink in the center.

Place the chicken breasts in a foil-lined and greased
rimmed baking sheet; season with salt and pepper.
Top each with 1 tablespoon of spaghetti sauce,
then 1/6 of the mozzarella. Sprinkle each with 1
teaspoon parmesan cheese. Bake at 350º about 20
minutes until chicken is done and cheese is melted
and bubbly.​

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Nice! Never thought of using almond flour instead of a wheat flour. No carbs this way! :)

Can't wait to try almond flour on chicken.

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I have never heard of Almond Flour before. I bet this would give the dish a wonderful flavor.

I love parmesan chicken and this sounds great.


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Discussion Starter #4
Almond flour is a great flour replacer in breading and for cake flour. French cooking has a lot of almond flour cakes. I started using almond flour in cooking/baking after we learned that DS2 is allergic to wheat and suffers from a yeast condition. He has to keep his carbs low. But even though we are VERY careful about his diet the yeast load gets out of control. He gets tested for yeast load twice a year and if they are too high he has to take a 21 day course of yeast infection medication. :( Almond flour has been a lifesaver.
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