2 large boneless, skinless chicken steaks
Juice and zest of 1 LARGE lemon
2 LARGE carrots, sliced diagonally
1 tablespoon avocado oil
2 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon melted
FRESH ground sea salt and black pepper, to taste
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon + 1 pinch red pepper flakes
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons sour cream
1/2 cup homemade chicken stock
1 teaspoon Better than Bouillon chicken base

  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Stir together the panko crumbs, mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, 1 tablespoon melted butter, FRESH ground sea salt and black pepper.
  • Toss carrots with the avocado oil, FRESH ground salt and black pepper and the pinch of red pepper flakes.
  • Arrange carrots on one side of baking sheet in single layer.
  • Roast carrots for 5 minutes.
  • Pat chicken dry and generously season with FRESH ground sea salt and black pepper.
  • Spread sour cream on each chicken steak.
  • Mound panko mixture on top of each breast, pressing firmly so that it adheres.
  • Remove baking sheet from oven and carefully arrange chicken steaks on the other side.
  • Return baking sheet to pan and roast 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through and the carrots are tender.
  • Whisk together melted butter and lemon juice.
  • Plate chicken and carrots.
  • Drizzle with lemon juice mixture and sprinkle with lemon zest.
  • Serve with pasta or rice pilaf.

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