Enjoy these Atkins Low Carbohydrate Diet Recipes
Chicken in Basil Cream
Serves:10 CarbsPerServing:16g total Effort:Easy
1/4 cup butter -- melted 1/4 cup parmesan cheese -- could use pork rinds (recipe called for dry bread crumbs) 4 boneless breasts (about one pound) 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 cup whipping cream 4 ounces pimientos -- chopped 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup fresh basil -- minced 1/8 teaspoon pepper
How to Prepare: Dip breasts in melted butter then in parmesan or crushed pork rinds, cook in skillet on both sides till juices run clear, about ten minutes. Set aside and keep warm. Add broth to skillet, bring to boil, scraping bottom of pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in cream and pimientos; boil and stir one minute.
Reduce heat. Add Parmesan cheese, basil and pepper. Stir till heated through, pour over chicken.
Chicken Florentine Capitan
Serves:4 CarbsPerServing:no counts provided Effort:Easy
1 pkg. boneless chicken breast(cut into bite size pieces) 1 cut sliced mushrooms 1 onion (I like vidalia onions) 1 pkg. frozen chopped spinach (thawed and water squeezed out) 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese (I use Italian 6 cheese mix) grated parmesean or romano garlic powder salt & pepper, to taste Italian seasoning (optional)
How to Prepare: Sautee and season with garlic powder, salt & pepper, chicken & chopped onion in olive oil, until cooked, but not browned. When almost done add mushrooms. Continue sauteeing until mushrooms are tender. Put in 9" x 9" casserole. Cover with spinach, then cover that with mozzarella, sprinkle with grated parmesan. Broil until top is golden brown.
CarbsPerServing:no counts provided Effort:Easy
How to Prepare: Get a deep casserole dish for cooking in the oven. Cut up some skinless and boneless chicken into chicken tender slices. Place them in the bottom of the dish. Next cut up a broccoli head into smaller broccoli heads. Place a layer of broccoli on top of the chicken. Next take one can of cream of mushroom soup and spread it evenly over the broccoli. Then spread a layer of mozarella cheese on top of the musroon soup. Repeat again with another layer of broccoli heads, cream of mushroom soup then cheese. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. You will know that the chicken is done when the cheese on top is brown.
Chicken Cream Cheese Bacon Loaf
Serves:10 CarbsPerServing:14g total Effort:Easy
1 pound Bacon 8 ounces Cream CheeseChicken tenderloins -- Boneless (amounts will vary) 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder -- (yes Tablespoon trust me)
How to Prepare: Soften cream cheese in microwave for 45 seconds, mix in garlic powder well. Line loaf pan with bacon stirps, sideways, so ends hang over pan. Pound out chicken tenderloins slightly, place layer of chicken in pan on bacon, spread with entire cream cheese mixture,add another layer of pounded chicken. Fold bacon up around chicken and cream cheese, shaping a loaf. Use remaining bacon on top, and tuck in sides. Bake at 350 for about an hour, done when bacon is crisp. This tastes incredible.
Chicken Cordon Bleu
CarbsPerServing:15g total Effort:Easy
4 boneless skinless chicken breast 4 ham slices4 slices Swiss cheese Paprika
How to Prepare: Place chicken breasts between two sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap. Using meat mallet, pound chicken breasts until very thin (about 1/4" thickness) Place slice of ham, then cheese on each piece. Roll up and secure with toothpicks, or tie with string. Sprinkle with paprika.
Place in glass baking pan and place in a preheated 350* oven for 40-45 min.
Chicken Broccoli Casserole
CarbsPerServing:21g total Effort:Easy
1 pound chiken Boiled and deboned. -- (1 to 5) 8 broccoli flowerets 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chicken stock12 ounces cheddar cheese 3 tablespoons frenchfried onions 3 tablespoons bacon bits 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
How to Prepare: Boil and debone chicken. Boil broccoli and drain. Mix mayo,sour cream,chicken stock and curry powder. Arrange shredded chicken on bottom of casserole dish, then broccoli. Pour mayo mixture over the chicken and the broccoli. Layer cheddar cheese and then onions and bacon. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Allow to cool for five minutes and then serve.
Chicken Breasts w/Dijon Mushroom Sauce
Serves:4 CarbsPerServing:2.5g Effort:Easy
4 boneless chicken breasts salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon minced garlic4 ounces mushroom pieces -- do not drain 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 1/4 cup water