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Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Light and Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside this parmesan crusted chicken is a must try! It's made with only 5 ingredients in under 10 minutes and is low-carb and keto!! 

Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword almond flour, breasts, chicken, crispy, keto, low-carb, parmesan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 364 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breasts 2-3 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning or seasoning of choice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup grated or zested parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup almond flour or panko breadcrumbs*
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or butter or oil of choice

Instructions

  1. Lay the chicken breasts out on a cutting board and cut in half horizontally. Generously season with Italian seasoning (or seasoning of choice), garlic powder, salt, and pepper; Set aside.
  2. Combine the parmesan cheese and almond flour in a medium shallow bowl. In another bowl, whisk the eggs.
  3. Dip the chicken breasts into the egg mixture then into the parmesan mixture. shake off the excess breading. Repeat until all the chicken cutlets are covered.
  4. Heat oil or butter in a large NON-STICK heavy duty pan. Add chicken cutlets in a single layer and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side, until golden and crispy. Be sure not to flip until the parmesan is golden on the first side or it will slide off. Repeat with remaining chicken cutlets.

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Nutrition Facts
Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 364 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 545mg 23%
Potassium 481mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 7.4%
Vitamin C 1.6%
Calcium 30.3%
Iron 7.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.