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Gluten-Free Fried Chicken

Jennae Standing

"This recipe is as good or better than my 'gluten-full' recipe. Even my pickiest child ate this fried chicken. Tastes great with mashed potatoes and salad. You can use chicken breasts or chicken tenders."
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30 m servings 261 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Combine flour, powdered buttermilk, paprika, celery salt, white pepper, xanthan gum, baking soda, and cayenne pepper together in a gallon-size resealable plastic bag; shake to mix well. Place chicken in bag, seal the bag, and shake until each piece is coated in flour mixture.
  3. Working in batches, drop coated chicken into preheated oil and cook, turning once, until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 10 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Transfer cooked chicken to a paper-towel lined plate to drain.


  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 261 calories; 12.2 g fat; 1.8 g carbohydrates; 34.2 g protein; 93 mg cholesterol; 446 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I enjoyed the combination of seasonings in this recipe, but thought it was bland as written. I didn't use the powdered buttermilk and wonder if it wouldn't be better to soak the chicken in butte...

Really good ! Added hot sauce to egg dip , very nice crisp .