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Keto Cheesy Bread and Breadcrumb Crusted Chicken Strips

Keto Cheesy Bread & Breadcrumb Crusted Chicken Strips

Anytime you want or need to replace an Italian bread/dough (pizza crust, cheesy bread, garlic bread), make this cheesy dough and it's the perfect substitute! It pairs wonderfully with lightly breadcrumb crusted chicken strips!
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup almond flour + additional tablespoons if it is still sticky!
  • 1 1/2 shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese set aside
  • 2 tbs cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBS Olive oil optional
  • 1 TBS Each: Basil Oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup of Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1-2 TBS olive oil

Instructions
 

  • For the Cheesy Bread- In a kitchen mixer bowl, lightly whisk the almond flour and crack the egg into the bowl
  • Add seasoning to the kitchen mixer bowl
  • In a pan, slowly melt 1 1/2  shredded mozzarella cheese and and 2 TBS cream cheese until the cheeses form a smooth ball
  • Drop the cheese ball into the kitchen mixer bowl and use the paddle to mix the dough together
  • Use a sturdy spatula to scrape the bowl and place dough onto a sheet of parchment paper. Use olive oil on your hands and spatula to keep the dough from pulling apart too much
  • Use a second sheet of parchment paper and lay it on top of the dough. Use a rolling pin or your hand to roll out a small loaf for bread.
  • The dough doesn't need to be thin like pizza crust, make it as thick as you would prefer your bread to be.
  • Top it with remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and set aside to cool
  • For the chicken strips- Heat a medium pan, add olive oil and warm oil
  • Cut your chicken breast(s) into even strips
  • Lightly coat in the breadcrumbs
  • Place in pan and cover pan with a lid
  • Cook on Medium-High. Flip after 5 minutes to brown the second side of the chicken strips
  • Cook for an additional 10 minutes or until cooked thoroughly
  • Enjoy with Keto Cheesy Bread and marinara sauce

Notes

When baking with almond flour, you need to let the food cool before slicing or removing from pans. See more insights about Cooking Keto with this blog post!
Keyword Cheesy bread, Keto bread, Keto dinner, Keto pizza, Keto recipes, keto-friendly, low carb bread