11.6g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 50 Minutes
Style: American
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3

35.4g

Protein

27.4g

Fat

3g

Fiber

447g

Calories

How are Net Carbs Calculated?

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 Serving Atkins Cuisine Pie Crust (1 recipe)
  • 1 1/2 Pound boneless chicken breasts halves, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2/3 Cup chicken broth
  • 1 Each small yellow onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 Each carrot, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
  • 2 Each celery stalks, thinly sliced (3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon fennel seeds crushed
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoon Thick-It-Up
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place chicken, broth, onion, carrot, celery and fennel seeds in a medium saucepot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender. Strain stock into a small saucepan. 
  3. Mix in cream; bring to a boil. Stir in thickener; cook 2 minutes until mixture thickens. Pour sauce over chicken and vegetables; stir to coat. Mix in parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  4. Spoon chicken mixture into a 9-inch diameter dish pie plate. Lay dough over filling; press down edges with tines of a fork to adhere to pie plate rim. 
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until crust is golden and baked through (Cover edges of dough with aluminum foil if browning too quickly).  Makes 6 servings.

How to Calculate Net Carbs

In order to calculate Net Carbs of any whole food item, it's a simple calculation based off the Nutrition Facts panel:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber = (Equals) Net Carbs

For low carb products sweetened with sugar alcohols (ie: glycerin, maltitol, etc), refer to the Nutrition Facts panel of the product:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber - (Minus) Sugar alcohol = Net carbs

This reflects the fact that Dietary Fiber doesn't impact blood sugar levels. Sugar alcohols also have a negligible impact on blood sugar, they too are subtracted from total carbs to yield the Net Carb count.

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