105 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 92
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

A delicious keto-friendly chicken Parmesan. Enjoy a classic Italian dish, and keep your macros in check!

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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

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  • Slice chicken breast through the middle horizontally from one side to within 1/2 inch of the other side. Open the two sides and spread them out like an open book. Pound chicken flat until about 1/2-inch thick.

  • Beat egg and cream together in a bowl.

  • Combine crushed pork rinds, Parmesan cheese, salt, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, ground black pepper, and Italian seasoning in bowl; transfer breading to a plate.

  • Dip chicken into egg mixture; coat completely. Press chicken into breading; thickly coat both sides.

  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat; add ghee. Place chicken in the pan; cook until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 3 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Be careful to keep breading in place.

  • Transfer chicken to a baking sheet. Cover with tomato sauce; top with mozzarella cheese.

  • Broil until cheese is bubbling and barely browned, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

442 calories; 25.3 g total fat; 217 mg cholesterol; 1605 mg sodium. 5.8 g carbohydrates; 46.5 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2018
This is fantastic and easy to make! Everyone in the house loved it! I did use the Rao's sauce (which doesn't have any added sugar) and remained in Ketosis. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/06/2019
If you're on this ridiculous Keto diet, just keep on eating all of that fat & cholesterol. Trust me, you WON'T LIVE to regret it! Read More
105 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 92
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 4 stars
03/06/2018
It's good but I had to omit tomato sauce. I don't know what keto diet everyone else is on but mine says no carbs or sugar and tomato sauce is full of sugar. awesome recipe despite my concerns about that Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2018
This is fantastic and easy to make! Everyone in the house loved it! I did use the Rao's sauce (which doesn't have any added sugar) and remained in Ketosis. Read More
(24)
Rating: 5 stars
02/16/2018
Really good & love the pork rinds idea. I used normal butter though not ghee. The only issue I had was the time it took me much more time than noted to make this dish. I used the right size chicken pieces & so on but it took me much longer to get to temperature & also prepare the ingredients. Cooking time only 8 minutes nope it took me much longer. The recipe takes longer than 28 minutes from start to finish. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/09/2018
I substituted the pork rinds with almond flour and the ghee with olive oil. so yummy Read More
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
01/06/2019
This was really really good! I tripled it so I could feed the whole crew and did use the Rao's Tomato and Basil Sauce - it's pretty pricey but low in carbs and absolutely yummy. Used my food processor to make the "breading". Just pulsed everything together. I made the whole dish a couple of hours ahead of time and put in oven at 350 covered for 20 mins or so until the chicken came back up to temp and then removed the foil and turned the oven up to broil (low) until the cheese was nice and bubbly. Served with zoodles sauteed in lemon infused olive oil and a cesar salad (minus the croutons). This one is a keeper. Read More
(10)
Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2017
Delicious. The pork rinds make it nice and crunchy. I used chicken tender size pieces and I would even use chicken nugget sizes and use the Marinara sauce for dipping. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/29/2018
Super good. I don t know what it tastes like with the heavy cream because I did not have any but I loved it despite not using it. It was SO yummy; filling and delicious! I used this recipe I found online(https://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/easy-keto-marinara-sauce-low-carb-gluten-free/) and made my own tomato sauce. I calculated the macros and it comes out to be less than 4 grams of carbs per chicken breast. I used 2 tbsp of Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup of the tomato sauce per chicken breast! Highly recommend. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/14/2018
Absolutely delicious! Our entire family enjoyed this meal - including our extremely picky 8 year old. We doubled the recipe and since the kiddos were eating we omitted the red pepper flakes. Other than that we wouldn't change a thing. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/12/2018
less time in broiler the cheese burned. lol Read More
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