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Gluten Free Chicken Salad Sandwich

This fresh, easy chicken salad sandwich is the perfect lunch that can be easily served on gluten free bread, and served on traditional sliced bread for gluten eating friends and family.

Start to Finish: 10 minutes
Yields 4 sandwiches

Ingredients
8 slices ‘Udi’s Whole Grain Bread’
3/4 cup cooked chicken, shredded or cut into small pieces
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced
3 Tbsp green onions, sliced
3 Tbsp silvered almonds, sliced
1/2 cup red grapes, sliced (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
1. In medium bowl, add chicken, mayonnaise, celery, green onions, almonds and grapes. Mix well. Salt and pepper to taste.
2. Toast the slices of bread in a toaster or toaster oven.
3. Spread the chicken mixture onto the slices of bread to complete the sandwiches. Top with lettuce, tomato and cheese if desired. Serve with chips and fresh veggies. Enjoy!

This recipe works great with leftover grilled chicken. Double this recipe for an easy, delicious lunch during your busy week.

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Perfect Shredded Chicken Tacos

These soft chicken tacos have the perfect amount of flavor in its blend of savory seasonings. These authentic tacos taste so delicious; it’s hard to tell their even gluten free.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
1/4 cup gluten free beer or white wine vinegar
2 tsp minced garlic
3 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp sugar
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken
Chicken seasoning, to taste (for chicken)
16 corn tortillas

Toppings: lettuce, shredded cheese, tomatoes, avocados, taco sauce, onions and/or sour cream.

Directions
1. In large saucepan, mix tomato sauce, beer, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and sugar and simmer on low.
2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.  Rub chicken with chicken seasoning, turning once, until light golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes.
3. Carefully add chicken to tomato sauce mixture; bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until cooked through, flipping once, about 20 minutes.
3. Transfer chicken back to large skillet; reserve sauce in pan. Using two forks, shred chicken breast. Transfer chicken to saucepan with sauce, mixing to combine; continue to cook until sauce reduces and blends into chicken, about 10 minutes more.
4. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet used for chicken over medium-high. Place tortillas in one at a time, cooking tortillas for 15 seconds on each side. Transfer tortillas to a serving plate with a dry paper towel. Alternate tortillas with paper towels.
5. Scoop chicken mixture into warmed corn tortillas. Garnish with desired toppings. Enjoy!

Easy Warm Tortillas – For real easy warm tortillas simply put a tortilla on a plate, covered with a damp paper towel. Alternate tortillas with paper towels. Microwave all the tortillas for 45 seconds. Keep tortillas in warm, damp paper towel until ready to serve.

Supreme Gluten Free Chicken Fajitas
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Gluten Free Chicken Enchilada Bake

This incredible meal includes chicken, corn tortillas and a deluxe cream cheese filling. Not only is it simply divine, it’s also fairly simple to make. 

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25-30 minutes
Serves 6-8

Ingredients
1 large onion, chopped
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 (8 0z) cream cheese
2 lbs boneless-skinless chicken, cooked and shredded
3/4 cup salsa
1 (8oz) pkg mild cheddar cheese, shredded
16 corn tortillas
2 (14 oz) cans enchilada sauce

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350°.  Have one 9×13-inch  baking dish ready. Spread one can of enchilada sauce on the bottom of pan.
2. In large saucepan, saute onion in oil over medium-high for 5 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add chili powder, garlic powder and ground cumin.
3. Add cream cheese to large saucepan, cook over low-heat stirring constantly until melted. Add chicken and salsa, stirring over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes until hot. Remove from heat, add 1-1/4 cups of cheddar cheese.
4. Spoon 1/3 cup mixture into each corn tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in pan. Top with remaining enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 25-30. Enjoy!

Cook the chicken on the grill while preparing the mix or simply cook the chicken ahead of time. I usually prepare the enchilada mix, while my spouse grills the chicken. Don’t be afraid to put your man to work, too.

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Easy One-Dish Lemon Chicken & Potatoes


This easy recipe is a complete meal in one delicious dish.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes (grill) or  1 1/2 hours (oven)
Serves 3-4

Ingredients
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup Greek or olive oil vinaigrette
1/3 cup quartered Kalamata olives (optional)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tsp dry oregano
1 tsp garlic salt
2 small tomatoes, chopped

Grill Directions
1. Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.
2. Add equal amounts onto 4 large squares of heavy-duty foil. Fold in top and sides of each to enclose filling, leaving room for air to circulate.
3. Grill over medium heat for 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are soft. Carefully open packets and sprinkle equal amount of tomatoes over each. Enjoy!

Oven Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.
2. Add equal amounts onto 4 large squares of heavy-duty foil. Fold in top and sides of each to enclose filling, leaving room for air to circulate.
3. Place in preheated oven to cook for 1 1/2 hours, or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are soft. Carefully open packets and sprinkle equal amount of tomatoes over each. Enjoy!

 

Plan Ahead - Prepare the meal ahead of time by completing steps 1 & 2, and simple throw the prepared recipe in the oven or on the grill to cook when ready, worry-free.

Gluten Free Taco Pizza
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General Tso’s Gluten Free Chicken
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General Tso’s Gluten Free Chicken


Ordering gluten free Chinese can be difficult sometimes. The last couple of times I’ve tried, I’ve gotten sick. There is room for contamination anywhere from the soy sauce to the batter to they use.
This recipe not only tastes great, but is also a lot of fun to make! 

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Serves 8

Ingredients
Sauce
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup water
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 (14.5 oz) chicken broth

Batter
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 egg
1 cup corn starch

Entree
3 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
1 (16 oz) frozen stir fry vegetables, thawed
1 large yellow onion, sliced
3 1/2 cups water
4 cups instant brown rice

Directions
1. In small bowl, add all sauce ingredients and mix well, set aside.
2. In medium bowl, add all batter ingredients, mix well. The mixture will have a paste-like consistency. Add chicken to batter to coat.
3. In large wok, heat oil on medium-high about 3 minutes. Use fork to remove one chicken piece at a time. Allow excess mixture to drip off. Fry chicken until crispy. Set cooked chicken aside in medium bowl. Repeat until all chicken is fried.
4. In the same large wok, heat oil on high heat. Add onions and stir fry to mixture, cook about 3 minutes. Add sauce to stir fry, cook until thick. Add a little water if the stir fry gets too thick.
5. While stir fry is cooking, begin cooking rice as package directs.
6. Add chicken to stir fry, cook until all is hot and bubbly. The quicker the chicken is reheated the crispier the chicken will stay. Serve chicken stir fry on rice and enjoy!

Spice up the meal with Cayenne Pepper Begin with adding 1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper and slowly add more to taste. Cayenne pepper can have a pretty good kick to it, and make your meal too spicy if you add too much.

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Gluten Free BBQ Chicken Pizza

This meal is one of my favorites, and has always been a crowd pleaser. I make this pizza for meals and appetizers, and I am always asked for the recipe. Check it out!

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Yields: two pizzas, 12 to 16 slices

Ingredients
1 (18.25 oz) package ‘King Arthur’s Flour’ Gluten Free Pizza Crust Mix
1 1/4 cups warm water
3 large eggs
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cups Sweet & Zesty gluten free BBQ Sauce (or your favorite brand)
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1 (6 oz) package grilled chicken, shredded
2 cups shredded mozzarella, divided
1 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese, divided
1/4 cup jalapenos (optional)

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Prepare pizza crust as package directs with water, eggs and olive oil.
3. Top each pizza crust with BBQ sauce, red onion, chicken, cheeses and jalapenos.
4. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes. Cool and enjoy!

To make this dish spicier; top with spicy jalapenos and red pepper flakes.

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Gluten Free Chicken Dumplings

This comfort food makes a great meal the whole family will enjoy. They won’t even be able to tell its gluten free. I like to make this meal on Sunday’s, so there is plenty of yummy leftovers for lunch during the week.

Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 2 hours
Serves 8

Ingredients
Chicken
1 (4-5 lb) ready-to-cook stewing chicken
3 cups water
1 bay leaf
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 medium onion, diced
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 (16oz) frozen mixed vegetables
3/4 cup milk
3 Tbs cornstarch

Dumplings
1 1/2 cups Bisquick Gluten Free mix
2/3 cup milk
4 Tbs butter, melted
2 eggs
2 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped

Directions
1. In large saucepan, combine chicken, water, onion, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; simmer, covered, about 1 hour or until chicken is tender.
2. Remove chicken from broth; cook and remove meat from bones. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces; set aside. Skim excess fat from froth. Discard bay leaf. Bring broth to a boil. Add mixed vegetables and chicken.
3. In small bowl, mix milk and cornstarch until smooth; add into chicken mixture, stir well. Heat just to boiling.
4. Preheat over to 350°.
5. In small bowl, mix dumpling ingredients with fork until well blended. Separate dough into 8 rounded spoonfuls; gently drop dough onto boiling chicken mixture.
6. Cook over low heat, uncovered, for 10 min. Cover, cook 15 min longer. Enjoy!

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Jam-Packed Savory Jambalaya

Mix up your traditional meal with this easy, filling recipe jam-packed with healthy ingredients the whole family will enjoy.

Start to Finish: 25 min
Serves 5

Ingredients
1 (8 oz) pkg skinless, boneless chicken breast
1 Tbs olive oil
2 tsp cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 jalapeno, chopped (optional)
2 gloves garlic, chopped
1 (8 oz) fully cooked spicy or mild sausage link, sliced
1 small red onion, cut in wedges
2 medium bell peppers, cut in strips
2 (14.5 oz) cans no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, drained
1 (8 oz) can tomato paste
1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley (optional)
1 3/4 cup water
2 cups brown rice

Directions
1. Rub chicken with cajun seasoning and chili powder, cut into 1-in pieces. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet, cook 3-4 min. 2. While chicken is cooking bring 1 3/4 cup water to boil in medium saucepan. Add rice, simmer covered for 5 min. Add sausage to chicken skillet, cook 3-4 min, until chicken begins to brown. Add onion and sweet peppers to chicken mixture. Cook for 2 min, stirring frequently.
3. While vegetables and meat are cooking, remove rice from heat and set aside. Add stewed tomatoes to chicken mixture. Cover and cook for 5-7 min.
4. Add rice to individual bowls and place jambalaya on top. Top with fresh parsley, if desired.

White Rice – Use white rice with this recipe if you prefer or try combining white rice with brown rice for a healthier dish. Enjoy!

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Supreme Gluten Free Chicken Fajitas

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These phenomenal gluten free chicken fajitas include onions, green peppers, zucchini and more.

Start to Finish: 20 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients
2 Tbs canola oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp chili powder
3 boneless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips
1 medium onion, cut in strips
3 medium bell peppers, seeded/cut in strips
1 zucchini, cut in strips
2 jalapenos, chopped (optional)
8 corn tortillas
1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
1 cup refried beans (optional)
1/2 cup salsa (optional)
1 bunch cilantro (optional)

Directions
1. Heat oil in heavy skillet. Add chicken strips and chili powder over high heat, stir constantly for 5 min, or until cooked. Drain and set aside.
2. In the empty skillet, add onion, garlic and  jalapenos to oil in pan and saute over high heat for 2 min. Add bell peppers and zucchini; cook over high heat for 4 min, or until vegetables have a blackened look around the edges. Return chicken to pan and heat until sizzling hot.
3. While the chicken is reheating wrap the corn tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave for 30 sec. Serve right away with sour cream, cilantro, refried beans and salsa, if desired.

◊ To speed up the cooking process for this recipe purchase one of each (6oz) precooked chicken and steak strips from the store. They are not as budget friendly, but they are great way to whip up a fast, tasty meal.

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Easy Gluten Free Chicken Fajita Soup

Prep Time: 25 min
Start to Finish: 45 min
Serves 4

Ingredients
2 Tbs vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 lg onion, chopped
1 (14oz) can chicken broth
1 dash hot sauce
1 (1.27oz) packet fajita seasoning
1 pd skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 (14.5oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes
1 (15oz) can seasoned black beans
1 cup corn (optional)
Monterey Jack Cheese, topping (optional)
sour cream, topping (optional)
cilantro, garnish (optional)

Directions
1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add chicken to hot oil; cook, stirring occasionally until brown, about 10 min. Add fajita seasoning over browned chicken and stir well to coat.
2. Add red and green pepper, jalapeno and onion to seasoned chicken. Stir and cook over medium heat until vegetables are soft, about 10 min. Pour fire roasted tomatoes, black beans and chicken broth into pot with chicken and vegetables.
3. Bring soup to boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 20 min, stirring occasionally.
4. Season soup with hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste.

This gluten free recipe saves great! Double this batch and freeze the leftovers for a busy day in an airtight container.

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