The Best Gluten Free Chicken Schnitzel Recipe.


No lie. This is the best gluten free chicken schnitzel recipe. You’re gonna love it! Not only is it gluten free, it’s also a paleo chicken schnitzel recipe too. So that means NO grains, NO dairy, NO sugar and definitely NO gluten! Your tummy will only be feeling satisfied after this yummy dinner!

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Emma + Carla 

Gluten Free Chicken schnitzel
Serves 4
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
stuff you need
  1. 8 chicken thighs
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1/2 cup almond meal
  4. 2 tbs. tapioca flour
  5. 1 tsp. paprika
  6. 1 tsp. dried oregano
  7. salt and pepper
  8. coconut oil or macadamia oil for pan
  1. Lay a piece of cling wrap on the bench, place chicken thighs flat, place another piece of cling wrap on top and pound to about 1/2 cm (1/4 inch) thin. We used the back of a knife, you could use a meat mallet. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl combine the almond meal, tapioca flour, paprika, oregano and salt and pepper.
  3. In another bowl whisk the eggs.
  4. Coat the chicken in the almond meal mixture and then dip into the eggs. Shake off excess and dip back in to the almond meal mix.
  5. Continue to do this for all chicken pieces.
  6. In a large fry pan heat a little cooking oil to medium heat.
  7. Place the chicken thighs into the fry pan and cook for 6 minutes, flip and cook for another 6 minutes or until cooked through. Continue this process with all chicken pieces.
Merrymaker tip
  1. Use smaller bits of chicken to make chicken nuggets or strips. YUM!
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