Don't you love it when a recipe not only tastes amazing but also sticks to your dietary needs? This delicious chicken parma is completely gluten free and happily fits into a keto lifestyle.
Easy Mozzarella Chicken is a low carb dream! Seasoned chicken simmered in a homemade tomato sauce, topped with melted mozzarella cheese! A 20-minute Low Carb Chicken Parmesan WITH NO BREADING! You don't even MISS a crispy crumb on this chicken. It is SO good!
2tablespoonstomato paste,garlic and herb flavoured if possible
Pinchcrushed red pepper flakesOPTIONAL
1tablespoonfreshly chopped parsley,to garnish
Arrange oven shelf to the middle of the oven. Preheat broiler (or grill in Australia) on medium heat.
Season chicken with 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper.
Heat oil in a pan or skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken on both sides until browned and cooked through (about 8 minutes each side). Transfer to a plate; set aside.
Cook the onion in the same pan until transparent (about 3-4 minutes) scraping any browned bits form the bottom of the pan, then add in the garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute). Add the fire roasted pepper (or capsicum), crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, crushed red pepper flakes (if including) and remaining Italian seasoning. Give it a good stir to mix well.
Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken while stirring occasionally (about 4 minutes).
Arrange the chicken in the sauce and top each breast with 2-3 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese per breast. Transfer to the oven to broil for 1-2 minutes, or until the cheese in browned and bubbling.
Garnish with parsley and serve.
Easy Mozzarella Chicken (Low Carb Chicken Parma)
Amount Per Serving
Calories309Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.