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Low Carb Paleo Chicken Parmesan [VIDEO]

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $2.41

$2.41 per serving

103 people like this recipe

103 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

spoonacular Score:33%

Spoonacular Score: 33%

 

If you have roughly 0 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Low Carb Paleo Chicken Parmesan [VIDEO] might be a great gluten free and primal recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains around 39g of protein, 24g of fat, and a total of 407 calories. For $2.41 per serving, this recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. It works well as a rather inexpensive main course. 103 people were impressed by this recipe. If you have marinara sauce, basil, sea salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the water you could follow this main course with the Watermelon-Peach Slushies as a dessert. It is brought to you by Lexi's Clean Kitchen. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 33%, which is not so tremendous. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Chicken Fajita Rolls (Low Carb and Paleo), Low Carb Chicken Parmesan, and Chicken in White Sauce – Low Carb Keto Paleo.

Barbera Wine, Chianti, and Montepulciano are my top picks for Chicken Parmesan. When chicken is paired with tomato sauce and cheese, it can handle a light or medium bodied red wine. Since this is an Italian-American dish, we went for Italian wines. One wine you could try is Montoliva Vineyard, Late Harvest, Viani Vineyard, Barbera. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 20 dollars.

Montoliva Vineyard, Late Harvest, Viani Vineyard, Barbera

Sweet...but not too sweet. Rich without being "thick". A dense blackberry/cherry sorbet.

» Get this wine on Amazon.com

Ingredients

Servings:
1 lb
1 lb skinless boneless chicken breast
skinless boneless chicken breast
1
1  egg
egg
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp water
water
1 cup
1 cup almond flour
almond flour
2 tsps
2 tsps italian seasoning
italian seasoning
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic
garlic
1 tsp
1 tsp sea salt
sea salt
some
some red pepper flakes
red pepper flakes
1 cup
1 cup marinara sauce
marinara sauce
1 cup
1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
fresh mozzarella cheese
some
some fresh basil
fresh basil
1 lb skinless boneless chicken breast
1 lb
skinless boneless chicken breast
1  egg
1
egg
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp
water
1 cup almond flour
1 cup
almond flour
2 tsps italian seasoning
2 tsps
italian seasoning
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp
garlic
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp
sea salt
some red pepper flakes
some
red pepper flakes
1 cup marinara sauce
1 cup
marinara sauce
1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
1 cup
fresh mozzarella cheese
some fresh basil
some
fresh basil

Equipment

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baking paper
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frying pan
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whisk
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bowl
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oven
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baking paper
baking sheet
baking sheet
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frying pan
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whisk
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bowl
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Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.41
Ingredient
1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast
1 egg
1 cup almond flour
2 teaspoons italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon sea salt
some red pepper flakes
1 cup marinara sauce
1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
some fresh basil
Price
$4.02
$0.24
$2.24
$0.19
$0.07
$0.03
$0.10
$0.96
$1.72
$0.08
$9.65

Tips

Health Tips

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • You can make your own almond flour/meal by grinding whole almonds or blanched almonds in a food processor. Just be careful not to grind them too long or you'll end up with almond butter (though worse things have happened!).

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
407 Calories
38g Protein
24g Total Fat
11g Carbs
14% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
407
20%

Fat
24g
37%

  Saturated Fat
5g
36%

Carbohydrates
11g
4%

  Sugar
4g
4%

Cholesterol
135mg
45%

Sodium
1233mg
54%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
38g
77%

Selenium
44µg
64%

Vitamin B3
12mg
63%

Vitamin B6
0.97mg
48%

Phosphorus
379mg
38%

Calcium
240mg
24%

Vitamin B5
2mg
20%

Potassium
685mg
20%

Fiber
4g
18%

Vitamin B2
0.29mg
17%

Iron
2mg
16%

Vitamin B12
0.96µg
16%

Vitamin A
739IU
15%

Magnesium
50mg
13%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Vitamin K
11µg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
11%

Manganese
0.17mg
9%

Vitamin C
6mg
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Copper
0.13mg
6%

Folate
21µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.45µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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