Easy Keto Mozzarella Chicken | Low Carb Chicken Parma |2 Recipes to Try

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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!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 15 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. Freshly Chopped Basil
  • pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 slices mozzarella
  • Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil.
  • Add chicken and season with salt, pepper, and half the Italian seasoning.
  • Cook 8 minutes, then flip and season other side.
  • Cook 8 minutes more.
  • Transfer to a plate to let rest.
  • Add garlic to skillet and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then add balsamic vinegar to deglaze pan, scraping up brown bits with a wooden spoon.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, basil, and crushed red pepper flakes and stir until combined and warmed through, 3 minutes.
  • Return chicken to pan and nestle in sauce.
  • Top each breast with 1 slice mozzarella and cover with a lid until melted.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.


Easy Mozarrela Chicken (Low Carb Chicken Parma)

Ingredients

  • 4 5-ounce (150 gram) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 fire roasted pepper, (fire roasted capsicum), chopped
  • 15- ounces 425 grams crushed tomatoes, OR tomato puree (Passata)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste, garlic and herb flavoured if possible
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes OPTIONAL
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley, to garnish

Instructions

  • 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.

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