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Crispy Cornmeal Oven Fried Chicken {gluten free, low fat, healthy}

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Healthy, low fat, and fried chicken are seldom synonymous with one another…until NOW! This oven fried chicken actually gets crispy, IF you follow the directions! So let’s get to the recipe!

Crispy Cornmeal Oven Fried Chicken {gluten free, low fat, healthy}

Crispy chicken in the oven? YESSSS!
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Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Calories 363 kcal


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced thin or tenderloins
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • splash hot sauce


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a shallow dish, combine buttermilk and hot sauce, and stir
  • In a second shallow dish, add cornmeal, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, paprika, and pepper, and stir to combine
  • Dip chicken breasts into buttermilk and then into breading mixture, making sure to thoroughly coat each piece on all sides
  • Arrange breaded chicken breasts on greased cookie sheet (use spray olive or avocado oil)
  • Spray the tops of breaded chicken with olive or avocado oil spray
  • Baket at 375 for 8-12 minutes (longer for thicker breasts, shorter for thin breasts)
  • Flip chicken breasts over and spray with olive or avocado oil spray, and bake another 8 minutes
  • Turn oven broiler to HI, and broil each side of the chicken for 1-2 minutes, until golden brown and crispy
  • Serve immediately!


Serving: 4ouncesCalories: 363kcalCarbohydrates: 52.9gProtein: 32.8gFat: 2.1gCholesterol: 67.4mgSodium: 1039.3mgFiber: 1.9gSugar: 2.6g
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