Grainless Sweet & Spicy Chicken Bites

Looking for a quick weeknight meal? No need to worry, I got ya covered! Make this recipe from start to finish in no more than 20 minutes. Chicken can be bland and boring but that’s not the case for this recipe, you would never guess that so few ingredients can have so much flavour! This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, paleo, nut free and refined sugar free. Make it vegetarian and vegan by using tofu instead of chicken.

Breaded Chicken Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts

  • 1 egg (beaten)

  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour (or any gf flour)

  • 1 cup ground flaxseed

Sweet n’ Spicy Glaze Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 1 tbsp low sodium gluten free soya sauce

  • 1 tbsp siracha hot sauce

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil

Toppings:

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

  • 1 green onion

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with tinfoil and grease with oil.

  2. Cut up chicken into bite size pieces.

  3. Using 3 bowls- fill the first bowl with flour, second bowl with egg and third bowl with flaxseed. Coat each piece of chicken in flour, then egg, then flaxseed. Once coated set chicken on baking sheet.

  4. Bake chicken in 10 minutes.

  5. While the chicken is baking make the glaze- In a pot on the stovetop add in all glaze ingredients. Cook in medium heat until it begins to boil.

  6. When the chicken is done, remove from oven. Dip chicken pieces in glaze and then set on a plate.

  7. Once all the chicken is coated top with sesame seeds and green onions.

Serve with rice, cauliflower rice or your favourite vegetables.

 

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