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Gluten-Free Baked Fried Chicken

Gluten-Free Baked Fried Chicken Recipe with crispy skin and smokey BBQ flavor baked into the chicken. Dairy-Free and dipped in coconut milk buttermilk.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 4th Of July Recipe, Baked Chicken, Baked Fried Chicken, Celiac Recipe, Chicken Recipe, Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Buttermilk, Dairy-Free Recipe, Fried Chicken, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 330kcal


  • 1/2 cup cassava flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp BBQ Seasoning
  • 2 tsp pink salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp hickory BBQ sauce recipe on my blog
  • 5 lbs chicken quarters


  • Preheat oven to 375. 
  • Combine cassava flour, almond flour, bbq seasoning, pink salt, and black pepper in a large plastic bag and seal then shake until combined.
  • Next, measure out 1 cup of coconut milk. 
  •  Pour the remaining coconut milk into a sterilized glass jar and store in the fridge for another use. 
  • Add the lemon juice to the measured out coconut milk. 
  • Next, add the Hickory BBQ sauce to the coconut milk allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Make a conveyor belt with the flour mixture and coconut milk mixture. Here’s what I do. I pour the cassava flour mixture out onto a plate
  • Additionally, pour the coconut milk mixture onto a plate.
  • Finally, dip chicken into the buttermilk mixture turning over until the entire piece of chicken has been coated in the coconut buttermilk.
  • Next, dredge the chicken into the flour mixture.
  • Make sure the whole piece of chicken is coated in the breading. 
  • Place breaded chicken onto a rack over a baking pan. 
  • Evenly spacing chicken onto the rack. Lastly, place the chicken into the oven.
  • Lastly, place the chicken into the oven.
  • After 30 minutes remove the chicken and flip over allowing both sides to get crispy. 
  • Replace into the oven and bake an additional 30 – 40 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Servings 6.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23 g 36 %
Saturated Fat 10 g 48 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 1114 mg 46 %
Potassium 99 mg 3 %
Total Carbohydrate 11 g 4 %
Dietary Fiber 1 g 3 %
Sugars 4 g  
Protein 20 g 40 %
Vitamin A 4 %
Vitamin C 12 %
Calcium 20 %
Iron 14 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.