Upon request from one of my bestest friends I created this dish. She has been requesting a high protein low carb recipe and this is what I came up with. If love Italian food, but need to cut the carbs you are pretty much up a creek, but this dish is the perfect to cure for that pasta crave.
I got this idea while watching Iron Chef America the other night. It was battle zucchini and Bobby Flay made a dish were he used zucchini as noodles. I filed this in the back of the recipe box in my head. I was very, very pleased with the results it was absolutely delicious. The zucchini noodles were light and had just a bit of crunch. I breaded the chicken breast in panko bread crumbs which are surprisingly very low in carbs, 1/2 a cup of panko bread crumbs only has 24 g of carbs. I was able to bread 3 chicken breast with just 1/2 cup of crumbs, which means each breast only had 8 g of carbs. Sweet right? The panko was great on the chicken breast, made them light and crunchy.
See step-by-step directions here http://thenoshery.com/2009/05/28/chicken-parmigiana-with-zucchini-noodles/