Gluten Free Turkey Meatballs with Marsala Wine Sauce

Gluten Free Turkey Meatballs with Marsala Sauce

Imagine chicken marsala. Now, imagine that same wonderful sauce over flavorful gluten free turkey meatballs. The Parmesan cheese is a powerhouse in the gluten free turkey meatballs recipe and helps develop a wonderful Italian combination with the marsala sauce. Serve over pasta, rice, or polenta. They even make a great subway sandwich.

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Gluten Free Chicken Corn Chowder (Safeway Copycat) Dairy-Free Option

Gluten Free Corn Chowder

When visiting our friends in Arizona, they served a delicious gluten free chicken corn chowder that they found at Safeway, a local grocery store. As soon as I got home, I created a copycat recipe. It is just as delicious, too. Serve as a side dish or main dish with garlic bread, a salad, or both. Use cream, or full-fat coconut milk if you’re dairy-free. Enjoy!

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Gluten Free Fried Chicken Using Corn Flakes with a Quick Brine

Gluten Free Fried Chicken with Corn Flakes

Let’s face it, gluten free fried chicken is wonderful any time of the year, but is surely a big hit during the summer, when no one is really interested in heating up the oven/kitchen. This particular recipe is extremely flavorful and fairly easy to make. Included, is a dairy-free alternative to buttermilk. Enjoy!

Perfect Solution for…

This recipe is the perfect solution for you if you have ever attempted to make gluten free fried chicken but the center of the chicken was uncooked. In this recipe, the chicken cooks in the brine first, which makes it tender as well. Then, you batter and fry the chicken.

Links and Tips You May Need:

Dairy-Free Buttermilk Substitute Recipe – Click this link for a unique homemade buttermilk recipe, which will also result in crispier chicken. If you don’t have the ingredients that you need to make the above buttermilk alternative, you can always combine 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar and enough dairy-free milk of your choosing to make 1 cup. Then, allow it to rest until it thickens, about 15 minutes.

Deep-Fryer (the brand that I use)

Fried Chicken Using Corn Flakes with a Quick Brine

Delicious and tender gluten free fried chicken cooked in a brine and smothered in a corn flake batter.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Ingredient Keyword brown rice flour, chicken, gluten free corn flakes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the Brine:

  • 1/3 cup salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon whole fennel seeds
  • 1 whole chicken 3 to 4 pounds, cut into parts

For the Chicken:

  • 4 cups brown rice flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3-1/2 cups gluten free cornflakes Nature’s Path
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika for color (optional)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground fennel seed
  • 2 cups buttermilk see above link for dairy-free alternative
  • Neutral-flavored oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, add the salt, sugar, peppercorns, bay leaves, fennel seeds and chicken. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain, discarding the brine; set chicken aside to cool.
  3. To a gallon zipper storage bag, add half of the flour, cornstarch, and cornflakes. Seal the bag and using your fingers, crush the cornflakes.
  4. Preheat enough oil in a deep-fryer, large pot, or Dutch oven to 375ºF.
  5. Set out three shallow dishes. In one, combine the remaining rice flour and ground fennel. In the second, pour the buttermilk; and the other, add the corn flake mixture.
  6. Using separate forks, dredge the chicken pieces into the flour mixture, then the buttermilk, and finally in the corn flake mixture. Be sure to press the cornflakes into the buttermilk as best you can, slightly shaking off any excess.
  7. Fry the chicken pieces in the hot oil, being careful not to overcrowd the pot/fryer as this will result in the oil temperature lowering too much. Fry 5 – 7 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer the cooked chicken to a plate lined with several paper towels. Repeat this process until all of the chicken parts are cooked to a golden brown.

Tips

When you have more time, you may cook and cool the brine, without the chicken; set aside to cool; add the chicken, cover and refrigerate overnight for even more flavor.

Need any substitutions? Check out the Substitutes page!

Do you prefer to weigh your dry ingredients? Visit the Gluten Free Ingredient Weight Conversion page.

Gluten Free Yeast Biscuits (Egg-Free)

Baked Gluten Free Yeast Biscuit

Previously, the most success I have had making gluten free biscuits is by adding egg, like in my Fluffy Gluten Free Biscuits Recipe. Today, I developed this gluten free yeast biscuits recipe that turned out just as good. A matter of fact, this recipe has those amazing, sought-after layers we all aspire to.  In addition, this recipe does not call for butter but shortening (I use organic), which makes them a little crisp on the bottom and edges. They were extremely tasty and my gluten-eating husband agrees.

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Gluten Free Sandwich Cookies – Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and More!

Gluten Free Mint Jelly Sandwich Cookies

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day…

Are you looking for a gluten free cookie recipe that everyone will enjoy? You’ve found them. They have received rave reviews by my husband’s coworkers during their annual holiday cookie swap. While the photo in this recipe shows gluten free sandwich cookies filled with white chocolate ganache and mint jelly, you can fill them with your favorites. Try another flavored jelly or milk chocolate ganache and nutter butter peanut butter filling.

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Gluten Free Yorkshire Pudding – Rich and Tender

Gluten Free Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire pudding is similar to popovers, but this recipe also includes rendered fat (bacon is my favorite). The fat creates a tender gluten free Yorkshire pudding instead of one that is chewy, like so many gluten free baked goods. The flavor and richness is also boosted, making this an incredible gluten free Yorkshire pudding. Use as a substitute for bread or starch such as potatoes or rice.

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Cream of Millet Bowl

Cream of Millet

With all of the health benefits of millet, along with its creaminess, it surely makes a wonderful gluten free hot cereal. Cream of millet is surprisingly a favorite in the creamed cereal category, once you try it and flavor it properly. It makes a great cream of wheat substitute. You may prefer it over even over oat meal.

This recipe is a perfect way to use leftover millet flour or grind your own millet grains.

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