Grain Free Chicken Parmesan with Squash Noodles
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Serves: 3
  • For the Chicken:
  • 2 chicken breast halves
  • ¼ cup flax seed meal
  • ¼ cup pysllium husks
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch (any starch will work)
  • Noodles:
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 summer squash
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
  • Marinara sauce (homemade or low sugar)
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and place wire rack on baking pan (optional but helps the chicken to crisp on both sides).
  2. In a bowl mix; flaxseed, physilium husks, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Prepare dipping stations; 1 plate with tapioca starch, a bowl with whisked eggs and the bowl of breading.
  4. Prepare chicken by thinning and cutting off any visible fat.
  5. Coat chicken in starch, dip in egg and then breading. Place on prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  7. Once cooked place a slice of mozzarella cheese on breaded chicken and broil until melted an bubbly (be careful not to burn the chicken or cheese, it will turn quick).
  8. Meanwhile, wash summer squash and zucchini and cut ribbons using a vegetable peeler or spiral vegetable slicer.
  9. Place in a strainer and salt to remove excess moisture for about 10 minutes.
  10. Lay out on a towel and then saute in butter until tender, about five minutes.
  11. Prepare marinara sauce or heat.
  12. To plate: Place noodles on plate followed by marinara and chicken. Add fresh basil if desired.
Recipe by Simple Roots at