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 Baked Feta Pasta – The TikTok Sensation!

Gluten Free Feta Pasta

Tips for making a Creamy Gluten Free Baked Feta Pasta Recipe – TikTok Feta Pasta is really a thing! A Finland blogger published the recipe in 2019. She knew it would be popular, but had no idea it would be an international sensation with 600 million views on TikTok. While it is delicious, depending upon how you make it, depends upon the results. Here are a few tips, which will result in perfection.

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Filet Mignon Recipe – Stovetop or Grill

Filet Mignon

Are you afraid you’ll waste good filet mignon steaks by cooking them without knowing how to do so? This filet mignon recipe turns out a steak just like the chefs in your favorite restaurants. It’s so easy to make that a new cook can do it. Your guests, family, and friends will be raving about what a great cook you are. The steaks turn out tender from rare to well done.

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Refried Black Beans Using Canned Whole Black Beans

Refried Black Beans

Using canned whole black beans, you can make the most delicious refried black beans. Black beans are very nutritious as they are high in protein. You get 8 grams of protein in just 1/2 cup of beans. Add in another protein like beef or chicken, and you’ve created a whole protein (a protein that contains all of the amino acids a body needs.) You’ll also get 9 whole grams of fiber in that 1/2 cup. The following recipe for refried black beans is so delicious, you’ll want to make a large batch and freeze some for future use.

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