Low Carb Chicken Marsala with Zucchini Noodles

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One of the comfort foods I love to get when I’m at Olive Garden is Chicken Marsala. I decided to find a Low Carb way to enjoy one of my Favorites MY WAY low carb. This is a Simple Easy way to lean to re-love Chicken Marsala without all the Carbs the restaurants love to put in our food. If you love Chicken Marsala like I do, you’ll see this Easy fix is well worth a try.

In this recipe I did use a short cut sauce and I’ll explain why later, so we are not going to be making our Marsala sauce from scratch, well not exactly 🙂

What your going to need

Chicken Breast slightly pounded

1/2 Cup Crisco

1 Zucchini 

2 Cups sliced Mushrooms ( I used Portabella)

2 Tablespoons of Butter for mushrooms

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon of Butter for Zoodles

1/2 Tablespoon Garlic Powder (fresh Garlic 2 Cloves crushed well).

Salt and Pepper

 

LETS COOK!

First lets go ahead and get our chicken ready cover with plastic wrap and pound lightly. Then place your large pan on a Medium high burner and add Crisco and heat.

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Salt and Pepper Chicken and Add to HEATED oil.

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Brown both sides. Turn over chicken pieces, and Brown slightly on both sides about 4 minutes each side. Then Remove from the pan set aside for a min.

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Add Butter to Pan and use to deglaze your Pan.     

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Once Butter is melted and still on Med. High Add your Sliced Mushrooms.Incorporate and stir into Butter.

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OK…here is my shortcut, now I preach about Man Made foods and making everything from scratch all the time, but, every now and then we find a decent substitute. Living were I do getting to a Liquor store is 45 min. away. So I found a Low Carb alternative thats not to bad at all.

I found this product at Walmart, its inexpensive and the taste is almost spot on. But do add the extra mushrooms as shown above.

20150713_185523        20150713_185544 You can see No Artificial Flavors, Sugar is Low, Carbs are Low. Serving size is 1/4 Cup.

Okee Dokee, that said lets move on.

Next after mushrooms are slightly Saute, lets add our Short Cut Sauce. Then add Chicken.

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20150713_190352  Cover and Simmer about 10 to 15 minutes 20150713_190503

Lets get our Noodles ready while that is Simmering. 

I have a cool little device I got at the store, I think its called a Vagetti or Zoodle. If you don’t have one of these GET ONE, but in the meantime you can slice your Zucchini very then.

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In a Small Sauce Pan add 1 Tablespoon of Butter and 1 tablespoon of olive Oil, Garlic,Salt & Pepper.

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20150713_195912   Stir and Heat until Zoodles are Heated and flavors are totally incorporated.

Thats it!

Lets Plate and Eat, You guys enjoy the fresh Flavors and Low Carb LOVE IT!!!

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