Thursday, December 5, 2013

Finger Licking Panko Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

This mouthwatering "Panko Crusted Oven Fried Chicken" is so good; it is actually better than the one you remember before giving up gluten/soy and dairy. As an extra bonus, since it is oven fried with the skin removed, it is so much healthier than most of the original versions. Totally guilt free, so indulge!

"Guilt Free" Panko Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

Ingredients: Serves 4 to 6

  • 3 pounds bone in skinless chicken thighs and/or legs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of your favorite non dairy milk
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups panko style gf bread crumbs  Note: I use "Kinnikinnick GF Panko Style Bread Crumbs."
  • Soy Free olive oil cooking spray or olive oil  Note: "Glick's" makes a soy free olive oil cooking spray.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a large baking dish generously with the olive oil spray, or if using olive oil coat the bottom of the dish. 
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, garlic powder, dijon, red pepper flakes, non dairy milk, salt and pepper. Pour the panko crumbs into a second bowl.
  4. Dip each piece of chicken first in the egg mixture and then roll in the panko crumbs. Arrange in a single layer in the baking dish.
  5. Spray tops of the chicken with the cooking spray or drizzle with olive oil.
  6. Bake for approximately 1 hour. When the chicken is finished, the tops should be starting to turn golden brown. 
Would love to hear what you plan to serve for sides with this FANTASTIC crowd pleasing fried chicken. I have a terrific cole slaw I make with this but would like to see your favorites. Let start a poll and see what pairs best! Just go to the comment section below and let's get the conversation going.

This recipe was shared at Allergy-Free Wednesday


  1. Looks so tasty, I am featuring your recipe on AFW this week, thank you for sharing it with us!

    1. Thank you so much! I was thrilled to participate in AFW this past week and plan to continue doing so regularly.

  2. Your chicken looks very tasty! :)

  3. Thanks so much! I have been getting excellent feedback on this popular recipe!

  4. These look outstanding! I will definitely try this!