Friday, September 15, 2017

Low Carb Parmesan-Crusted Bacon and Ranch Chicken - Finicky Friday

Parmesan-Crusted Bacon and Ranch Chicken

Carbs Per Serving:2g
Prep Time:5minutes

16 oz chicken breasts thinly sliced
1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
2  eggs
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
4 oz garlic jack cheese shredded
4 slices thick cut bacon
4 tbsp Ranch dressing
1 pinch salt to taste
1 pinch pepper to taste

In a shallow bowl, crack the eggs and beat with a fork.
In a separate bowl, mix together the parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
Dip each piece of chicken in the eggs, and then coat them completely with the parmesan mixture.
Over medium heat, add olive oil and butter to a large pan.
Fry each side of the chicken for 5-6 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
Cook the bacon in the microwave for 6 minutes (or until crispy) and then crumble.
Shred the cheese.
Place the chicken on a foil-lined baking sheet and sprinkle the cheese evenly on each piece; top with crumbled bacon.
Place the baking sheet in the oven under the broiler for 2 minutes until the cheese melts.
Finish by drizzling ranch dressing on top.

Nutrition Facts
*Amount Per Serving:
Calories 595 Calories from Fat 387
Total Fat 43g  66%
Saturated Fat 17g  85%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 241mg  80%
Sodium 1167mg  49%
Potassium 68mg  2%
Total Carbohydrates 2g  1%
Dietary Fiber 0.05g  0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 50g  100%
Vitamin A  15%
Vitamin C  4%
Calcium  49%
Iron  8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.