Chicken is a versatile protein that can be prepared in multiple ways, and it’s no secret that gluten-free recipes are gaining more popularity recently. While some people choose to eat gluten-free to address medical needs, others prefer it as a healthy lifestyle change. Regardless of the reason, these gluten free chicken recipes are sure to be a hit.

And if you’re thinking gluten-free cooking has to be stressful, think again! Gone are the days when gluten-free ingredients were hard to find. Nowadays, you can find gluten-free flour, bread, and other ingredients at almost every grocery store. It’s easier than ever to make gluten-free chicken recipes that taste as good as the real thing. 

Here are some of the best gluten free chicken recipes to try ASAP. 

1. Creamy Crockpot Butter Chicken

Slow-cooked meals are a lifesaver, and this creamy crockpot butter chicken is no exception. All you need is to toss the ingredients in the slow cooker, and let it simmer all day for the best results. 

The addition of skyr (Greek yogurt) makes the chicken super-soft and leaves you with a delicious saucy dish. This recipe is perfect for meal prep as it can be stored and reheated for later. Serve it up with some white rice, naan, and fresh cilantro, and you’re good to go!

2. Orange Chicken 

Who doesn’t love orange chicken? This recipe is a gluten-free and dairy-free copycat of Panda Express’s popular dish, bursting with tangy and sweet flavors. The chicken is pan-fried to perfection until crispy and then coated in an orange sauce made from fresh orange juice, honey, and a blend of spices. 

It’s super easy to make and is a perfect weeknight dinner for those days when you want something flavorful and comforting.

3. Creamy Buffalo Chicken Casserole 

Next, we have a creamy buffalo chicken casserole. This is a satisfying and easy weeknight meal that’s chock-full of veggies. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and Whole30-friendly. The recipe calls for cooked and shredded chicken breast, cauliflower rice, diced carrots, red bell pepper, and onion. 

The sauce is a combination of buffalo sauce, mayo, and eggs. The casserole is topped with homemade or store-bought ranch sauce, hot sauce, or additional buffalo sauce, and sliced green onion. The best part is that you can make this casserole ahead of time and reheat it for a quick and healthy meal. Who doesn’t love that?

4. Air Fryer Chicken 

Next, we have air fryer chicken tenders. These easy-to-make chicken tenders come out perfectly crispy and delicious, all thanks to the air fryer. The recipe is low-carb and gluten-free. You only need a few ingredients – chicken tenders, almond flour, eggs, spices, and hot sauce. 

The chicken tenders are coated in a mixture of almond flour and spices and then dipped in beaten eggs. They’re air-fried until golden brown, making them crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The spicy, sweet sauce that tops these chicken tenders is simply amazing – and this recipe is a kid favorite, too. 

5. Crispy Sesame Chicken

This dish is a must-try for all lovers of takeout Asian chicken. This recipe is gluten-free, crispy, sweet, and tangy. The best part about this dish is that you can make it at home, and it will taste better than takeout. 

The chicken is first coated with gluten-free flour and cornstarch before frying it until it’s crispy. The sauce is made from honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil and brings out the unique and flavorful taste of the dish. 

Serve this dish with some sautéed sugar snap peas on the side, and you have a complete meal ready in no time. 

6. Garlic Butter Chicken Bites 

Garlic butter chicken bites are another quick and easy recipe that you can make in just 30 minutes. This dish is perfect for busy weeknights when you don’t have much time to cook. 

The chicken is diced into bite-sized pieces and seasoned with garlic powder, paprika, and salt and pepper. The chicken is cooked in butter until it’s golden brown. The result is juicy and flavorful chicken bites that everyone in your family will love.

7. Chicken and Rice Casserole 

This chicken and rice casserole is a hearty and satisfying meal that is perfect for any day of the week. It’s gluten-free, comforting, and easy to make. The chicken is cooked until it’s tender and then mixed with rice, cheese, and vegetables. 

The casserole is then baked in the oven until it’s hot and bubbly. The best part about this dish is that it’s perfect for meal prep, and you can make a big batch and then freeze it for later.

8. Chicken Broccoli Bake 

This chicken broccoli bake is a low-carb and gluten-free recipe that is perfect for those who are watching their diet. The dish is creamy, cheesy, and flavorful, and it’s an easy way to get a healthy meal on the table. It’s even keto-friendly!

The chicken is mixed with broccoli, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese, and then baked in the oven until it’s hot and bubbly. You can use shredded rotisserie chicken to make your life even easier, too! Again, this one is also freezer-friendly as well.

9. Gluten-Free Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings are a classic dish that everyone loves, and you don’t have to forego them simply because you’re following a gluten-free diet.

This gluten-free version of the dish is just as good as the original. The chicken is cooked until it’s tender and then mixed with carrots, celery, and onions. The dumplings are made from gluten-free flour, baking powder, and salt and then dropped into the broth. 

The result is a comforting and delicious meal that will warm you up on any chilly day.

10. Gluten-Free Skillet Chicken Piccata

Have you ever tasted that heavenly combo of lemon, garlic, and capers that can only be found in a savory chicken piccata dish?

That’s exactly what this recipe brings to the table. The golden-brown chicken breasts are coated in a tangy sauce that’s full of flavor. And the best part? It’s easy to make and takes just 30 minutes to prepare. 

11. Chicken Parmesan 

Who says gluten-free chicken parm has to be complicated? This crispy chicken recipe is super easy and quick to make, making it the perfect dinner meal for the whole family. If you’re in a rush, you can also make it ahead and freeze it for later. 

So why not make a big batch and have it whenever you’re craving something cheesy and delicious?

12. Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

If you love a little kick in your food, you’ll enjoy this creamy cajun chicken pasta. The recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and has a vegan option, making it perfect for those with a restricted diet. 

This recipe is all about the creamy goodness with a pinch of spicy flavor. If you’re looking for a cozy dinner for any night of the week, this recipe is worth trying.

13. Baked Chicken Nuggets 

Thought chicken nuggets were unhealthy? Think again. With this recipe, you can enjoy your favorite Chick-Fil-A copycat chicken nuggets without the guilt. The homemade gluten-free nuggets are easily baked in the oven and are a perfect snack or a meal for kids and adults alike.

14. Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Asparagus 

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with this fresh and light lemon pasta with chicken and asparagus recipe. This gluten-free recipe contains tender asparagus and sautéed chicken, all in a zesty lemon sauce that’s full of bright flavors. 

You can customize it to be paleo, grain-free, vegan, or dairy-free. It’s perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a special dinner with friends.

15. Gluten-Free Honey Chicken 

This Chinese Honey Chicken recipe is a game-changer, and it’s healthier and better than takeout – have we mentioned the sauce? It’s easy to make and takes only 29 minutes, making it the perfect weekday meal. What’s great about this recipe is that it’s gluten-free, so you can enjoy it without having to worry about feeling sick. 

And if you’re someone who loves trying new things, this recipe is an excellent way to change up your typical chicken dish rotation.

16. General Tso’s Chicken 

General Tso’s Chicken is a takeout favorite, and for good reason. If you’ve been missing it, don’t worry – we’ve got a gluten-free recipe that tastes just as good, if not better. 

What’s unique about this recipe is that it’s lightly pan-fried, making it a healthier alternative to the classic deep-fried version. If you’re looking for a dish that’s bursting with flavors and easy to make, this General Tso’s Chicken recipe is a must-try.

17. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash 

If you’re on a diet but still crave something flavorful and filling, this Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash recipe is perfect for you. This dish is nutritious and doesn’t compromise on taste. 

The buffalo sauce adds a spicy kick, while the creamy ranch dressing cools it down perfectly. This recipe is easy to make, and it’s an excellent way to switch up your usual spaghetti squash routine.

18. One Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

If you’re craving a warm and hearty soup, then look no further than our One Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. This recipe is easy to make and won’t take up a lot of your time in the kitchen. Made with fresh veggies, rotisserie chicken, and gluten-free noodles, this soup is perfect for those chilly nights or when you’re feeling under the weather. 

Plus, it’s all made in one pot, which means less cleanup for you!

19. Honey Mustard Chicken

For a little sweetness in your life, our Honey Mustard Chicken is the perfect recipe for you! Made with honey and Dijon mustard, this recipe is packed with flavor and a hint of sweetness. 

Plus, it’s both gluten-free and dairy-free, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions. Serve it up with some green veggies on the side, and you’ve got yourself a delicious, healthy meal.

20. Gluten-Free Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake 

If you’re looking for a comforting and cheesy pasta dish, then this delectable pasta bake is the way to go. This dish is made with simple ingredients, like penne pasta, chicken and creamy alfredo sauce. It’s perfect for a cozy night in with your loved ones or as a quick and easy weeknight dinner option. 

21. Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs

Garlic butter chicken thighs are not only delicious, but also incredibly easy to make. With just a few key ingredients, you can whip up a full sheet pan meal that is perfect for a weeknight feast. 

The classic flavors of garlic and butter are popular with everyone, making it a family-friendly option that is naturally gluten-free. You can even switch things up by adding some potatoes and green beans to the sheet pan. 

22. Chicken Teriyaki 

Who says gluten-free meals have to be boring? This chicken teriyaki is so incredibly delicious and packed with flavor that you’ll forget it’s even gluten-free! It’s easy to make and a perfect option for a quick dinner. 

23. White Chicken Chili 

If you’re a fan of soups and stews, then white chicken chili is a must-try gluten-free recipe. This soup is both gluten-free and dairy-free, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions. 

It’s incredibly flavorful and the perfect comfort food for cold evenings. You can add some corn, avocado, and cilantro to give it some extra flavor and texture.

24. Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole 

This recipe is not only gluten-free but packed with protein, brimming with spinach, and artichoke hearts. It’s a perfect dish for satisfying your comfort food cravings. You might think that casseroles are hard to make, but this recipe is super easy. It’s fuss-free and doesn’t take long to put together. 

One of the most incredible things about this dish is that it’s grain-free, so you won’t have to worry about any bloating or other gluten-related issues.

25. Chicken Enchilada Casserole 

Last but not least is the chicken enchilada casserole. This recipe is low-carb, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. If you love Mexican food, then you’ll surely enjoy this dish. The chili verde sauce and cheese give this casserole a unique flavor that will make your taste buds dance. 

One of the best things about this dish is that you can prepare it in advance and reheat it whenever you want. This recipe is perfect for those days when you don’t feel like cooking!

No ratings yet

The Best Gluten-Free Chicken Recipes To Try ASAP

Servings: 2 people
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Resting time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes
Margarita Grilled Chicken on white plate
Margarita Grilled Chicken is my favorites, thanks to its citrus marinade. It is served with black beans and Mexican rice, adding an authentic touch to the dish.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approximately 150g each)
  • 1 fl oz white tequila, 30 ml
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Stevia powder, 2 g.
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Optional Pico de Gallo Recipe
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons of corn
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a bowl, combine the white tequila, garlic powder, black pepper, stevia powder, lemon zest, lime juice. Stir well to create the marinade.
  • Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish or resealable plastic bag. Pour the marinade over the chicken, making sure it is evenly coated. Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 30 minutes, or refrigerate for up to 2 hours for maximum flavor.
  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade, allowing any excess marinade to drip off. Discard the remaining marinade.
  • Place the chicken on the preheated grill and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the chicken breasts.
  • Once cooked, remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • Serve the Margarita Grilled Chicken with optional accompaniments: Pico de Gallo, Mexican cauliflower rice, and black beans.
  • Instructions Pico de Gallo Recipe
  • In a bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño pepper, corn, and fresh cilantro.
  • Squeeze the lime juice over the mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir well to combine all the ingredients. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Allow the Pico de Gallo to sit for at least 15 minutes before serving to let the flavors meld together.


* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contribute to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
** Amount is based on ingredients that specify value for this nutrient and 0 for those that don’t.


Serving: 199gCalories: 194kcalCarbohydrates: 5.2gProtein: 31gFat: 2.1gSaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 75mgPotassium: 65mgFiber: 1.1gSugar: 0.9gCalcium: 10mgIron: 1.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Tried this recipe?Mention @drizzlemeskinny or tag #drizzlemeskinny!

You May Also Like

About Drizzle Me Skinny

Kate founded DrizzleMeSkinny in 2014. Since then she has shared nearly 1000 weight watchers friendly recipes with DrizzleMeSkinny's over 500,000 social media followers.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating