Chicken Parmesan

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Shared By: 2019 Conference Cookbook

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  • For the Chicken:
  • 1¼ pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut
  • into 4 pieces and pounded to about 1-inch thick
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • 2 Tablespoons cassava flourv(or other gluten-free flour of choice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch black pepper
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 (28-oz.) can organic crushed tomatoes (may substitute organic tomato sauce)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried basil*
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme*
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano*
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • *May substitute 1 Tbsp. dried Italian seasoning for basil, thyme, and oregano


  •  Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Combine cassava flour (or other gluten-free flour), salt, garlic powder and pepper in a small bowl. Roll chicken in flour.
  • Place a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. When the skillet is hot, add oil.  When the oil just starts to shimmer add chicken, cooking 4-5 minutes on each side until surface is golden brown and chicken is almost cooked through. Remove chicken to a plate.
  • To the pan, add crushed tomatoes, basil, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Return skillet to medium heat and allow the sauce to simmer 8-10 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Taste and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place chicken on top of sauce and spoon a little sauce over each piece of chicken before sprinkling with shredded cheese.
  • Place pan in the oven and bake 15 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked through.
  • Sprinkle with fresh basil, if using, just before serving.
  • Serve over your favorite pasta, spaghetti squash or spiralized vegetables.


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