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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 ½ cups gluten free cornmeal
  • 1 ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon 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: 4ouncesSodium: 1039.3mgSugar: 2.6gFiber: 1.9gCholesterol: 67.4mgCalories: 363kcalFat: 2.1gProtein: 32.8gCarbohydrates: 52.9g
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