This crispy Gluten-Free Baked Oregano Chicken is an easy weeknight dinner. Quick to whip up, and definitely a crowd pleaser.
This gluten-free chicken recipe is going to be your new favorite gluten-free dinner. It's tender, full of flavor, and a healthy meal option for those who love simple chicken dishes.
There are so many different ways to cook gluten-free chicken. I often find myself at a loss of which gluten-free chicken recipe to make when it's time to make dinner.
When I'm cooking for my kids, though, that definitely narrows down my options a little bit.
I want to make sure that I make a recipe that my children will eat, but that still has great flavor that myself and my husband will enjoy as well.
We love gluten-free chicken recipes, and this gluten-free baked chicken is one of our favorites.
This Gluten-Free Baked Oregano Chicken recipe is such a crowd pleaser and it works for all age groups.
If you are looking for a couple of gluten-free side dishes to serve with this gluten-free chicken recipe try my Roasted Red Potatoes.
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This Gluten-Free Baked Oregano Chicken is a win with the kids. For an even more kid-friendly gluten-free chicken recipe option, cut the chicken breast into strips before preparing the chicken, and you have some tasty chicken strips on your hands that your kids will automatically like even more.
We love serving this gluten-free chicken dish with Roasted Rainbow Carrots, and mashed potatoes.
How to make gluten-free baked chicken
Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C). Lightly grease a 9"X9"X2" baking pan; set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl, mix gluten-free bread crumbs, Parmesan, oregano, garlic salt, and pepper; set aside.
Coat each piece of chicken with Dijon mustard. (I place the Dijon in a container or a plastic bag with the chicken and shake it until it's coated.)
Dip Dijon-coated chicken in bread crumb mixture until all sides are covered. Place in the pan.
Bake chicken for 25-30 minutes or until done and juice runs clear.
If you are not a fan of oregano, you can leave it out of this gluten-free baked oregano and have gluten-free baked chicken.
Also, if Dijon is too strong for you, you can dip the chicken in whisked egg to help the crumb coating stick.
The oregano and mustard flavors combine to make the chicken tangy and flavorful, and the bread crumb-Parmesan combo will provide the perfect bite.
Plus this chicken is baked, not fried, which makes it healthier than a lot of other gluten-free chicken recipes.
How to I make this gluten-free chicken grain-free
Not everyone can eat grains. To make this gluten-free chicken grain-free simply swap the bread crumbs out and add in the equivalent amount of almond meal/flour.
It won't be as crunchy, but it'll be just as flavorful.
Is Chicken Gluten-Free
Chicken, like all meat, is naturally gluten-free. Sometimes when chicken is processed fillers are injected into the meat. Always check packaging to make sure no gluten ingredients were added during the processing of the chicken.
How long do you bake Chicken
You can bake small chicken breasts in the oven at 425°F for 20 minutes, until the chicken is heated through to 165°F. For thicker chicken breasts, add more time.
I recommend investing in a meat thermometer to test the internal temperature to see if it's done.
Looking for more dinner ideas? This Skinny Classic Coleslaw is also a great side with pork or chicken, and super simple to make.
If you have any questions about this recipe or any of my other recipes please leave a comment and I will get back to you.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 ½ lbs)
- ¼ cup dry gluten-free bread crumbs (Can use almond meal or cornmeal)
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- ¼ teaspoon dried oregano leaves
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- ¼ cup Dijon mustard
- Preheat oven to 425°F (218°C). Lightly grease a 9"X9"X2" baking pan; set aside.
- In a medium mixing bowl, mix gluten-free bread crumbs, Parmesan, oregano, garlic salt, and pepper; set aside.
- Coat each piece of chicken with Dijon mustard. (I place the Dijon in a container or a plastic bag with the chicken and shake it until it's coated.)
- Dip Dijon-coated chicken in bread crumb mixture until all sides are covered. Place in the pan.
- Bake chicken for 25-30 minutes or until done an internal temperature of 165°F is met and the juice runs clear.
Serving Size:1 chicken breast piece
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 395Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 106mgSodium: 631mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 45g