If you love chicken, I gathered some of the best gluten free chicken recipes for you to try. These recipes are easy peasy chicken recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights. Each mouthwatering gluten free chicken recipe is kid-friendly and healthy.
Chicken is a healthy meat that can be cooked hundreds of ways. It is considered white meat, which is considered low fat and high protein. But chicken's nutritional powerhouse doesn't stop at protein, it is also high in potassium, iron, selenium, B6, and niacin. Chicken dinners are quick and easy on those busy school nights too!
Chicken is easy to cook, and you can cook it in multiple ways. You can cook chicken in so many ways. I like to use an Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Air Fryer, Roasting Pan, Skillet, or Soup Pot. You can cook chicken in anything :-).
I have these recipes broken down into sections so it is easier for you to find what you are looking for. You will find easy gluten free chicken recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, and dinners.
Can you cook frozen chicken?
How do you thaw chicken?
There are a few ways to thaw chicken safely.
- My favorite way to defrost chicken is over a couple of days in the refrigerator.
- You can submerge the frozen chicken in hot tap water for 30 minutes.
- Some microwave ovens will have a thaw option.
It is NOT safe to thaw chicken on a counter. The thicker the chicken, the more you will want to thaw in a refrigerator to prevent food-borne illness.
Chicken cooking temperature
In all of my chicken recipes, the temperature of the chicken is important. You may ask what is the temperature to cook the chicken to...and it is easy. You will always want to make sure you have cooked your chicken to an internal temperature of 165º F.
How do you check the internal temperature?
You can check the internal temperature by inserting a thermometer into the thickest part of the chicken.
What size Instant Pot is best for cooking chicken?
You can cook chicken in a 6 or 8-quart Instant pot easily. For my Grandma's homemade chicken soup, you will need to use the larger size as you need to fit a whole chicken in there!
What kind of pan is best to pan-fry or sauté chicken in?
For me, it truly depends on the chicken dish you are making. I use my stainless steel skillet or my cast-iron pan pretty much in all of my chicken dishes. If you are going to transfer your chicken to an oven, you will have to use a cast-iron skillet.
If you need a large pan because you are cooking for a crowd, stainless steel is better because the larger the cast-iron pan, the heavier it is and a heavy pan can be hard to use.
Why not try a few delicious gluten free side dishes to go with that chicken dinner? Here are some of my favorites:
What is your favorite chicken recipe? I would love to hear what your family loves.
Gluten Free Chicken Appetizers
Chicken is a wonderful protein to use in appetizer recipes. It is versatile and can be used in so many ways!
Gluten Free Chicken Soup
My love of chicken soup is evident from all of the variations you can make...starting with my Grandma's homemade recipe!
Gluten Free Chicken Salads
Easy and delicious, salads with chicken make the perfect lunch or light dinner.
Gluten Free Main Meals
These gluten free chicken dinners can't be beaten! Quick and easy, they are perfect for those busy weeknights.