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Crispy, Gluten-Free Honey Sesame Chicken

Crispy, Gluten-Free Sesame Honey-Glazed Chicken

This crispy sesame honey glazed chicken recipe is a delicious gluten-free family-friendly weeknight dinner. These crispy chicken tenderloins are coated it brown rice flour and fried to golden perfection and drenched in a soy-free Asian-inspired glaze. Pair your crispy sesame honey glazed chicken with fried rice or your favorite stir-fry veggies for an easy weeknight meal.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course dinner
Servings 6 servings


Crispy Chicken Tenderloins

  • 2 lbs Organic Chicken Tenderloins
  • 2 cups Gluten-Free Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 cup Oat Milk Or other non-dairy milk
  • 2 tbsp Tony Chachere Cajun Seasoning other Cajun Seasoning

Soy-Free Sesame Honey Glaze

  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire Sauce (gluten-free)
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp Gluten-free cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp warm water


Soy-Free Sesame Honey Glaze

  • In a small saucepan, mix all glaze ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 min, stirring constantly. Once mixture starts to bubble around the edges stir in cornstarch and warm water mixture. The glaze will begin to thicken in 5 minutes. Pour glaze over crispy tenderloins and serve.

Crispy Chicken Tenderloins

  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Rinse chicken tenderloins and pat dry.
  • Working in two batches: dip chicken in flour, then milk, and into flour once more, ensuring all pieces are evenly coated.
  • Cook pieces until golden brown on both sides. Remove from oil and place on a paper towel. (internal temp should read 74°)
  • Once all pieces are complete pour glaze over the chicken and serve immediately.


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