Gluten-Free Schnitzel Bites

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



  • 2 chicken breasts, slice into 1-inch thickness
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. GF garlic powder
  • ¾ cup all-purpose gluten-free flour blend
  • 2 large eggs, whisked
  • 2 cups gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. GF oregano leaves
  • 1 cup coconut or grapeseed oil or as needed for frying (they are not deep fried)
  • Lemon slices, lettuce leaves and or thinly sliced cabbage for garnish
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  • Season chicken breasts with salt and garlic powder
  • Mix breadcrumbs with oregano
  • Prepare three bowls for dipping; flour, eggs and breadcrumbs
  • Dip chicken in the flour and coat well, then dip in eggs and then in breadcrumbs. Place chicken pieces on a parchment paper until ready to cook
  • 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 per side, or until cooked. Place on a paper towel to remove excess oil and
  • Place cooked chicken on a paper towel to remove excess oil and then cut into strips
  • Serve over lettuce and or thinly sliced cabbage drizzled with lemon juice
  • TIP: you can prepare the schnitzels in advance. After coating the chicken place them on a plate and refrigerate. Do not cover them or they will become soggy.
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