12 Super Easy Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipes For Weight Loss

Keto Chicken Parmesan- Usually, the intake of carbohydrates is the production of glucose, which the body uses as an energy source. In the absence of glucose, the liver is forced to produce ketones, which the brain registers as the new energy source).

So the Keto diet encourages you to take a little number of carbs (since carbs contribute heavily to weight gain) and an adequate quantity of proteins and fats (so that your body is encouraged to go into ketosis).

Being on a keto diet, you are sure to lose body fat, have consistent energy throughout the day, and stay satiated for longer periods after meals.

 

If you are wondering how to start a keto meal plan as a chicken lover, here are super easy keto chicken parmesan recipes for weight loss in no time. Check out this post for more.

 

You may be thinking that Keto must be boring with little carbs (seeing that most delicious meals belong to the carbs-group), but your thoughts are not completely correct.

Most meals in the Keto diet are delicious, and you will be shocked to find that proteins, vegetables, and fats make a fascinating combo.  One such meal is the Keto Chicken Parmesan, and this article is focused on it.

If you are a fan of Italian restaurants, you must have tasted the delicious chicken parmesan, tastes excellent, right?  Parmesan is a hard, dry cheese used chiefly in grated form.

It is really delicious and blends well with most foods. Little wonder why it is used on many Italian dishes.

I know you are trying to lose weight, and I want you to enjoy your meals while you are at it. These Keto Chicken Parmesan recipes are just what you need. Plus, they are super easy to make. If you are ready, let us begin… 

 

12 Super Easy Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipes for Weight Loss

I am giving you 12 recipes because I want you to have many options to choose from. Repeating a particular recipe all the time is no fun, and your kids may start complaining.

With these recipes, you will end up with meals that are so moist and so full of gusto. You must be salivating already! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #1

Ingredients

  • 3 Chicken Breasts 
  •  A cup of Pre-shredded Parmesan Cheese 
  • 3/4 Marinara Sauce
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Tbs of  Italian Seasoning 
  • 12 Ounces of Fresh Mozzarella 

How to Prepare

  • Cut the chicken breasts in half lengthwise.
  • Beat your eggs
  • Slice your mozzarella into 12 pieces
  • Get a non-stick skillet, then heat over medium heat 
  • Also, pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F
  • Next, you mix the eggs with the Italian seasoning in a medium-sized bowl
  • In another bowl, pour the Parmesan cheese. 
  • Now coat the chicken pieces in the egg mix.
  • After that, throw them into the parmesan and coat them well
  • Next, you spray the skillet with cooking spray and then place the coated chicken pieces on it. 
  • Let it cook for 3 minutes before you transfer it to a baking dish.
  • Now on top of each piece, spread the marinara and mozzarella.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese melts, and then you can serve. Yummy! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #2

Ingredients 

  • 4 Chicken Breasts 
  • 1/2 Cup Blanched Almond Flour 
  • 1/4 Cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese  
  • 1½ Cups of Marinara Sauce – 
  • 4 Ounces of  Thinly Sliced whole-milk Mozzarella Cheese 
  • 1 Egg 
  • 1/4 of cup Olive Oil 
  •  Dried Parsley (1/2 Tablespoon)
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder –
  •  Paprika (1/2 Tablespoon )
  •  1/2 Tsp of  Salt 
  • 1/8 Tablespoon of  Freshly Ground Black Pepper  
  • Chopped Fresh Basil or Parsley

 

How to Prepare

  • Firstly, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Next, you line a plate with paper towels; this is where you will place the fried chicken.
  • Then pound the chicken breasts till they are about 1/2 inch in size.
  • To make your bread, whisk together the almond flour, parmesan, salt, dried parsley, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper in a shallow dish. 
  • Beat your egg in a separate shallow dish.
  • Now pour the oil in a large saucepan and heat it over medium-high heat until it is hot.
  • Next, dip a piece of chicken in the egg, ensure the egg covers the chicken totally.
  • Then put the egg covered chicken into your breading for a new cover.
  • You can now fry the fully clothed chicken in the hot oil.
  • Leave it till it is golden brown and then transfer to that plate you lined with a paper towel.
  • Moving on, spread 1/2 cup of the marinara sauce on the bottom of an ovenproof skillet.
  • Then place the chicken on the skillet and then spread the remaining marinara sauce evenly on top of the chicken.
  • Also, place the sliced mozzarella on top of the chicken.
  • You can then put it in the ready oven. Leave it to bake for 20 minutes.
  • Once it is golden brown, you can garnish it with fresh herbs and serve.

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #3

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs of Chicken breasts 
  • 4 Ounces of Shredded Parmesan Cheese 
  •  Eggs (2)
  • Butter (2 Tbs)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil 
  • ¼ Cup of Chopped Fresh Parsley 
  • 2 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 lb Crushed Tomatoes  
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Oregano  
  • ½ lb Mozzarella 
  •  3 ounces of Baby Spinach 
  • Mini Cheese Balls
  • 2 Tablespoons of Italian Seasoning 
  • Salt
  • A pinch of Cayenne Pepper 
  • Ground Black Pepper

How to Prepare

  • Preheat your oven to 430 degrees F.
  • Slice each chicken breast into two and then place them on a chopping board overlaid with aluminum foil 
  • Now wrap the entire chicken with the aluminum foil and pound using a meat mallet.
  • Get a deep bowl and put your eggs, Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, and salt. Whisk them together properly. 
  • In a second deep bowl, combine parmesan cheese and parsley.
  • Now dump the chicken in the bowl having the parmesan, and then into the egg mix, and back to the parmesan. Make sure it is completely coated. 
  • Next, heat the oil and butter in a frying pan then go on and fry your chicken till it displays an appetizing color. 
  • Now extract the chicken and fry the following ingredients in the same pan, adding them consecutively: garlic, crushed tomatoes, oregano, salt, and pepper. Then leave it to simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Once the sauce is ready, pour it into a baking dish.
  • Now add the chicken and top it with pieces of fresh mozzarella. Then put it in the oven. 
  • Let it bake for 10 – 15 minutes to enable the cheese to melt completely.
  • Voila! It is ready! Go ahead and serve it with baby spinach. So delicious! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #4

Ingredients:

  • 3 Chicken breasts 
  • A Cup of Marinara Sauce 
  • 1/2 Cup of Shredded Mozzarella 
  • 1/4 Cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • Chopped Fresh Basil
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 
  • A Teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes  
  • A Tbs of Italian Seasoning 
  •  A Teaspoon of Salt 
  •  A Teaspoon of Black pepper

How to Prepare

  • First things first, preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Next, you grease your baking dish with butter.
  • Add your chicken into the dish. Then pour olive oil slowly and evenly on top.
  • Now sprinkle seasonings over chicken.
  • After that, add the marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese. And your chicken is ready for the oven. 
  • Bake for 25 minutes so that chicken will be finely cooked. You will also find the cheese and sauce bubbling, causing you to salivate. 
  • Take it out of the oven, then add the chopped basil.

Your meal is ready, serve, and enjoy!  

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #5

Ingredients

  • 2.5 lb Chicken Breasts 
  • A Cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • A Cup of Jarred Marinara Sauce 
  • An Egg
  • 6 Ounces of Shredded Mozzarella 
  •  Dried Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Tbs of Dried Minced Onion 
  •  Dried Oregano( 1/2 Tablespoon)
  • 1/2 Tbs of Dried Basil 
  •  Dried Parsley (1/2 Tablespoon)
  • 1/4 Tbs of Freshly Ground Black Pepper 
  • A Pinch of Salt 

How to Prepare

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  • Get a large baking sheet and line it with foil. Then spray with cooking spray.
  • Now, beat the egg in a small but wide bowl.
  • In another bowl, add the parmesan cheese and all the spices. Mix them properly.
  • Next, dip a piece of chicken in the egg and then into the cheese. Ensure each chicken is entirely clothed. 
  • Now place the recently clothed chicken on a ready baking sheet. 
  • Go ahead and bake in the hot oven. Leave it in there for 30 minutes. 

You are not done yet… 

  • Now, bring out the chicken from the oven and top each piece with sauce and mozzarella.
  • Return it to the oven and let it bake for 10 to 20 minutes.

Check to see that the cheese is completely melted and bubbly. Your meal is ready. Serve and enjoy! So yummy! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Pounds of  Chicken Breasts 
  • A Cup of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Cup  Crushed Pork Rinds 
  • A Cup of Low carb Marinara Sauce
  • 6 Ounces of Fresh Mozzarella Cheese 
  • 2 Eggs 
  • 2 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • A Tbs of Dried Oregano 
  • 1 Tbs Dried Basil 
  • 1/4  Granulated Garlic
  • 1/4 of Granulated Onion
  • Salt and Pepper

How to Prepare

  • Let the frozen chicken chill off on the counter for 20 – 30 minutes.
  • Now dry it with paper towels and pound it to an even thickness. 
  • Next, you season it with salt and pepper.
  • Then preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and place the rack in the middle position. 
  • Also, place the iron skillet (where your chicken will be fried) over medium-high heat. 
  • Pour all the dry ingredients in a bowl. 
  • Next, you beat the eggs in another bowl. 
  • If the skillet is hot at this point, add oil
  • Taking them one at a time, place each chicken breast in the egg bowl, and then into the bowl with dry ingredients. 
  • Once you are done coating, send the chicken to the hot oiled skillet
  • Let each side of the chicken cook for about three minutes.
  • Spread any remaining dry ingredients mix on the chicken.
  • Now spoon the marinara sauce over each chicken. To add Italian flavor to the chicken, you can sprinkle on little Italian seasoning before adding the marinara sauce.
  • Then put the skillet in the oven, leaving it uncovered for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Next, you take it out of the oven and top it with Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  • Then place an oiled piece of aluminum foil over the top and return it to the oven for 5 more minutes.

After 5 minutes in the oven, the cheese would have melted, and so your meal is ready. Let it rest for a while before serving. So delicious!

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #7

Unlike the previous recipes, for the 7th recipe, we will be using shredded cooked chicken. To prepare this recipe, you will need these :

  • 4 Cups of Shredded Cooked Chicken Breasts 
  • A Jar Marinara Sauce
  • 3 Cups of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3/4 Cup of Parmesan Cheese 
  •  Butter (1/2 Tbs)
  • 2 Tbs of Italian Seasoning
  • Spiralized Zucchinis 
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

How to Prepare

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 
  • Grease a casserole dish; preferably a 13 X 9
  • Next, you place the cooked shredded chicken breasts in the dish.
  • Now pour the jar of marinara sauce on top of the chicken. 
  • Then sprinkle on the parmesan cheese, followed by the mozzarella cheese.
  • Also, top it with the Italian seasoning.
  • It is time to bake! Put the seasoned chicken in the oven and let it bake for 20 – 25 minutes.
  • While your chicken is cooking, prepare your zucchini noodles. 
  • Sauté the spiralized zucchinis, add in butter, salt, and pepper. Let it cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Then set the zucchini noodles on a paper towel to drain off excess moisture.
  • When your chicken is ready, place it on the zucchini noodles and serve. Bon appétit! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #8

We are now on Keto Chicken Parmesan recipe number 8, and there is something spectacular about this one. It is a foil pack! We will not be serving it like the previous recipes we have seen.

Think about it as foiled Keto Chicken Parmesan. Apart from being easy to prepare, it is also easy to clean, you just throw into the trash. Sounds like fun? Then let us make it! 

You will need:

  • 4 Skinless Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • A Tbs Olive Oil 
  • A Cup of Grated Mozzarella Cheese 
  • 2 Tbs of Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • A Cup of Marinara Sauce 
  • A  Head of Trimmed Rapini
  • 2 Zucchini (cut into round pieces) 
  • 1/2 Cup of Jarred Artichoke Hearts 
  • 1/4 Cup of Jarred Sundried Tomatoes (sliced) 
  • A Cup of Halved Cherry Tomatoes 
  • A Tbs Dried Oregano 
  • Chopped Parsley
  • Salt and Pepper

How to Prepare

  • The first step still remains the same – preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  • Secondly, pour the oil into a nonstick skillet and heat it over medium-high heat.
  • Next, you put the chicken in the oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper. Fry till the chicken is lightly golden, say, 3 minutes for each side. 
  • Now layout four sheets of tin foil that are about 15 inches long.
  • Next, you distribute the zucchini, rapini, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, oregano, salt, and pepper evenly on the 4 sheets. 
  • Then lay the chicken breasts in the veggies.
  • Now top it with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese.
  • Before wrapping up the foil, spritz the inside with nonstick spray. Then fold the top and bottom, followed by the left side over the chicken, and finally fold the right side over.
  • Put the four packs in the oven and let them bake for 25 minutes.
  • After 25 minutes, open the packs and let them bake again for 8 minutes so that the cheese will caramelize well.
  • Now the meal is ready. Gently transfer the foil pack to a wooden plate and serve. 
  • Top it with the chopped parsley for more color. Enjoy!

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #9

For the ninth recipe on our list, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 ½ Pound of Chicken Breasts
  • 130g All-purpose Flour 
  • 2 Ounces of Grated Parmesan Cheese 
  • 4 Slices of Provolone Cheese 
  • 210g Dried Bread Crumbs 
  • 4 Cups of Marinara Sauce 
  • Eggs(2)
  • 2 Tbs Milk
  • 1/4 of Canola Oil 
  • 1/2 Bunch of Fresh Basil Leaves 
  • Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper

How to Prepare

  • On a cutting board, place the chicken breast and overlay it with a sheet of parchment paper.
  • Now, pound the chicken breast with a flat meat mallet till it is about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Season the pounded chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Get ready three shallow dishes for the breading. On the first dish, add flour and a pinch of salt; mix properly. 
  • On the second dish, beat the two eggs and add milk; mix properly till it is foamy. 
  • And on the last dish, combine breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt (a pinch) and pepper; blend well.
  • Now that the breading station is ready, coat the chicken from the 1st dish to the second then to the third, one at a time; till the chicken is wholly coated.
  • Next, you heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the oil is simmering, add the chicken and cook until it is brown and crispy on each side, say about 4 minutes. 
  • Next, you heat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Use some marinara sauce to coat the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish and lay the browned chicken on it.
  • Still spread the sauce on each chicken and then add the basil leaves. 
  • Sprinkle the remaining Parmesan cheese and provolone cheese evenly on each chicken breast. 
  • Without covering the chicken, bake it for about 20 minutes till the cheese browns. 
  • Your Keto Chicken Parmesan is ready. Serve it with pasta and vegetables. Enjoy! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #10

For recipe #10, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 5 Ounces of Chicken Breast Halves
  • 6 Tbs of Whole Fat Sour Cream 
  • 2½ Cup of Shredded Parmesan Cheese 
  • 1 Tbs of Garlic Powder 
  • ¼ Teaspoon of  Paprika  
  • 1/2 Tbs of Sea Salt 
  • 1/2 Tbs of Black Pepper 

How to Prepare

  • Firstly, preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. 
  • Then you grease a 9 by a 13-inch baking dish with butter. 
  • Then mix sour cream, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, sea salt, and pepper till they are well combined.
  • Smear both sides of each chicken breast with the Parmesan mix and place them in the ready baking dish. 
  • Now sprinkle on the remaining parmesan cheese over chicken and bake in the oven for 45 minutes. 
  • Confirm that your chicken is golden brown and voila! Your meal is ready! You can serve with a sandwich roll and enjoy! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #11

Ingredients for the 11th recipe are:

  • 4 Chicken breasts 
  • 2 Cups of Crushed Pork Rinds 
  • 1 A cup of Grated Parmesan
  • A Cup of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 A cup of Tomato Sauce 
  • 4 Zucchinis 
  • 2 Tbs of Italian Seasoning 
  • 2 Tbs of Garlic Oil 
  • A Tbs of Garlic Salt 

How to Prepare

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • Pound your chicken breasts
  • Combine the pork rinds, parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning in a plastic container.
  • Now add your chicken breasts to the container with the mixed ingredients and shake properly till the chicken is completely coated.
  • Now on a roaster rack (over a baking sheet), place your coated chicken breasts.
  • Then sprinkle on the mozzarella cheese on each chicken breast and send it into the oven. Let it cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Next, you prepare your zucchinis. Season it with garlic oil and garlic salt. Then set it aside.
  • When the chicken is ready, heat the zucchinis and tomato sauce in a pan. Then serve the hot sauce and your chicken on a plate. Sprinkle on some mozzarella cheese on each chicken breast. Enjoy! 

 

Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipe #12

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound of Chicken Breast
  • 2 tablespoons of Butter
  • 2 cloves of Garlic
  • ⅛ ounce of Italian Herb Mix
  • 2 tablespoons of Ground Parsley
  • 1 cup of Leeks
  • 1 cup of Mushroom slices
  • 1½ cup of Heavy Cream
  • ½ cup of Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup of Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • ⅕ teaspoon of Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon of Black Pepper

How to Prepare

  • Preheat the oven to 390 degrees F.
  • Pour the olive oil into a large frying pan, then heat it over medium-high heat.
  • Now dice your chicken and add it to the frying pan. Leave it to cook through.
  • Arrange the chicken in an ovenproof dish when it has cooked. 
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  • Next, you slice the mushrooms, leeks, and garlic. Now, add them to the pan with the butter and fry for about 4 minutes.
  • Add in the cream cheese and stir till it melts.
  • After that, pour the cream into the pan and add the herbs, salt, and pepper. Stir properly until all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Let it cook for 6 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Now, pour this sauce over the chicken pieces and spread the parmesan over the top.
  • Send into the oven to bake for 20 minutes. You will know it is ready when it is bubbling and golden on top.
  • You can then add some fresh parsley and serve. Yummy! 

 

This Keto Chicken Parmesan Recipes will help you lose weight,burn fat and enjoy delicious chicken. Explore this post for more on how to lose weight with keto chicken recipes.

 

Conclusion 

Did you know keto dieting has been linked with a reduction in the frequency of epileptic seizures? Yes, research findings say so! So Keto Chicken Parmesan will not only help you lose weight but will also help any child you know with epileptic seizures.

Give these recipes a trial at home and enjoy the delicious Keto Chicken Parmesan with your family and friends! Let me know the recipe you tried first in the comments section.

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