Gluten-Free Oven “Fried” Chicken Sandwich

60 minutes

serves 2

Did someone say “fried chicken”!? This week, I am introducing a #SkylerSwap on the classic fried chicken sandwich! I personally don’t love Chick Fil A due to their warped view on humanity, but when I was growing up, I really enjoyed their chicken sandwich. Because I don’t want to go spend my money there now, I figured I would try to make a healthier version at home!

Whether you’re in the mood for something crispy or something savory, this gluten-free, oven-baked, sweet potato bun version satisfies all those cravings! I’m swapping out the classic potato bun with thick, baked sweet potato medallions. Then, I marinate a chicken breast in a pickle juice based marinade, coat it in gluten-free flour and bake it for maximum crispiness. Top with a homemade honey mustard, lettuce, tomato and pickles — this is simple and delicious.

Click to rate this post!
[Total: 0 Average: 0]
No Reviews


Adjust Servings
Sweet Potato Buns
1 sweet potato
1pinch salt & pepper
1tsp avocado oil
Chicken Marinade
1large jar pickle juice
1tsp garlic powder
1tsp paprika
2tbsp avocado oil
1 chicken breast
"Fried" Chicken Coating
1/2cup gluten free, spelt flour bread crumbs
1tsp garlic powder
1tsp paprika
1tsp salt & pepper
1tsp dill
Sandwich Toppings
1/4cup dijon mustard
2tbsp raw honey
1/2head bibb lettuce
1/2 tomato
1/4 red onion



Mark as complete

In a large bowl or baking pan, add marinade ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Mark as complete

Cut chicken breast in half (or if it's a large chicken breast, cut it into thirds.)

Mark as complete

Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes (you can also do it the night before.)

Mark as complete

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Mark as complete

Cut sweet potato lengthwise, to make bun shape.

Mark as complete

Lightly coat in avocado oil and top with salt and pepper.

Mark as complete


You can buy honey mustard, or you can make your own.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.