Low Carb Chicken Parmesan (6 net carbs)

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Low Carb Chicken Parmesan (6 net carbs)

50 minutes
Calories 320kcal


  • 2 chicken breasts (6-8 oz each)
  • 1 cup crumbs (6-8 oz each)
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 large eggs
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese (6-8 oz each)
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 small yellow onion (6-8 oz each)
  • 4 cloves garlic (6-8 oz each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Cover chicken breasts with plastic wrap or place in a large gallon Ziplock bag.
  • Pound the chicken in to a 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder.
  • To make Pork Rind crumbs, place 3.5 ounces of pork rinds w/ 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese in to a food processor.
  • Blend into a flour like consistency.
  • In a large Ziplock bag put in cracked egg with 1 tablespoon of water and mix together.
  • In a separate large Ziplock bag, place the Pork rind crumb mixture.
  • Put the chicken breasts in the bag with the egg and mix until thoroughly coated.
  • Then place chicken breasts in the bag with the pork rind crumbs and mix until the breasts are fully coated.
  • In a small saucepan, add tablespoon of olive oil and heat over medium heat.
  • Add the diced onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  • Add chopped garlic and sauté for another minute.
  • Add tomatoes and basil and allow to simmer until the chicken is finished.
  • (You will only need 1/2 the sauce for this recipe, so save the other half for fathead pizza sauce or to serve over some zucchini noodles) Skillet method: Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and then the chicken.
  • Saute the chicken for about 4-5 minutes per side until it is golden brown and the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees.
  • Air Fryer method: Place chicken breasts side by side in air fryer basket.
  • Turn on air fryer and allow to cook for 15 minutes or until it is golden brown and the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees.
  • After the chicken has finished turn your oven broiler on high.
  • Top the chicken with 1/4 of the sauce and sliced fresh mozzarella.
  • Broil until the cheese has melted and started to brown.
  • Serve with roasted vegetables or zucchini noodles with the remaining sauce


Calories: 320kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:45:12.

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