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Air Fryer Gluten Free Honey Chicken

March 07, 2019 S Malik 1 Comments

Air Fryer Allergy Friendly Gluten Free Honey Chicken over a bed of Rice

This is a healthy, allergy friendly version of Honey Chicken because of no deep frying. I have air fried these to give them a crispy texture, which feels like almost no effort made in the cooking since air fryer does all the job and the sauce comes together in no time. Can be served as a quick weeknight chicken dinner. I have used coconut oil but you can use any oil or dairy free margarine you use. If you have corn allergies simply increase the amount of gluten free flour you are using and leave out the corn flour. I feel when air frying the less flour the better the chicken comes out otherwise all the flour is stuck on the basket of the air fryer.

  • 45 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy


Adjust Servings:
1 lb boneless chicken cubes
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoon gluten free flour
oil (according to manufacture's instruction)
2 tablespoon corn flour
Honey Sauce
2 tablespoon coconut oil or dairy free butter
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1/ teaspoon red chili powder
1/ teaspoon crushed red chili
2 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoon honey
green onion, as required
air fried honey chicken


35 min
gluten free chicken fried in air fryer
Marinate chicken with all the given ingredients, fry in the air fryer for 35 minutes or according to manufacturer's instructions.
5 min
  • frying garlic and crushed red pepper for the allergy friendly sauce
  • Adding all the sauces to the garlic and red pepper mixture
In a pan, heat coconut oil, fry garlic, add the rest of the sauce ingredients, let it simmer for a few minutes.
2 min
Adding the chicken to the sauce
Toss in the fried chicken, mix well so the sauce coats the chicken pieces. Garnish with green onions. Serve over boiled rice.

Cook Notes

  • If you are not using soy sauce, use salt to taste instead.
  • Use oil instead of coconut oil/ dairy free butter.
  • If not using corn flour increase the gluten free flour (add same amount as corn flour).
  • For more sauce add 1 cup chicken stock or water before adding the chicken, let it come to a boil then add the chicken.

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