Gluten-Free Schnitzel Bites

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Schnitzel bites are one of the best-loved snacks. They are tender chicken breasts encased in crunchy coating. Serving them as finger food with mustard is popular or add a small salad when serving them for lunch.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 organic chicken breasts, slice across to about ½ inch thickness
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. organic, gluten-free garlic powder
  • ¾ cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1 large organic egg (more if needed) whisked
  • 2 cups gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. organic gluten-free oregano leaves
  • 1 cup coconut or grapeseed oil or as needed for frying (they are not deep fried)
  • Organic lemon slices, lettuce leaves and or thinly sliced cabbage for garnish
  • Instructions

  • Season chicken breasts with salt and garlic powder
  • Mix breadcrumbs with oregano
  • Prepare three bowls for dipping; flour, egg and breadcrumbs mix
  • Dip chicken in flour and coat well, then dip in egg and then in breadcrumbs, after the chicken is coated place on parchment paper.
  • Preheat oil over medium heat in a frying pan (the oil should be about 1/2 inch deep) once the oil is heated place coated chicken carefully in the oil and fry for 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until cooked
  • Place cooked chicken on a paper towel to remove excess oil and cut into strips
  • Serve over lettuce and or thinly sliced cabbage drizzled with lemon juice
  • TIP: you can prepare the schnitzels ahead of time, after coating the chicken place them on a plate and refrigerate. Do not cover them or they will become soggy.


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