Gluten-free chicken stuffing is a great dish to serve for people who are gluten intolerant. It is also an excellent option for people looking for a healthy dish to serve at their next holiday party. This gluten-free stuffing recipe is easy to follow, has simple ingredients, and will surely become a favorite stuffing recipe for the whole family.
This recipe is perfect for serving a holiday meal like Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas dinner, but it can be served any time of year, not just during the holiday season!
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First, spray your slow cooker with non-stick olive oil cooking spray or use a slow cooker liner.
Second, place the thawed, raw chicken on the bottom of the slow cooker in an even layer.
Next, top the chicken with the package of stuffing, water (or chicken broth or chicken stock), green beans, and gravy.
Finally, put the lid on your slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.
When finished, the stuffing should have a soft texture and be nicely golden brown. Serve and enjoy!
Hint: do not use frozen chicken for this easy gluten-free stuffing recipe. If all you have is frozen chicken, make sure to thaw it in the refrigerator the night before cooking.
- Green beans - if you are not a fan of green beans, feel free to substitute with another type of vegetable like peas, broccoli, or even cauliflower.
- Gravy - this recipe works best with turkey or chicken gravy, but you can use any gravy you like as long as it's gluten-free.
- Stuffing - if you can't find a gluten-free stuffing mix, a great choice would be to make your own.
- Vegetarian - if you do not eat meat, you can make this delicious gluten-free stuffing dish vegetarian by using vegetable broth and replacing the chicken with a vegetarian version.
- Dairy-Free - if you are dairy-free, just make sure that the type of gravy you choose does not have any dairy ingredients.
- Fresh herbs - if you have fresh herbs on hand, feel free to add them to the dish for extra flavor.
- Diced sausage - if you want to add some extra protein to the dish, feel free to add diced sausage.
- Cornbread stuffing - if you want a change from the traditional stuffing, try using cornbread stuffing.
- Extra flavor - for some extra delicious flavor, you can melt butter (regular butter, not margarine) to top this dish. You can also add some additional spices like salt, black pepper, or fresh parsley.
If you have any leftover gluten-free chicken stuffing, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
To reheat, just place the stuffing in a baking dish and heat it in a 350F oven until it is warmed through.
You can also reheat it in the microwave, but be sure to heat it in short increments, so it does not dry out.
Don't overcook the chicken, or it will dry out. In order to make sure that you are not overcooking the chicken, use a meat thermometer and only cook the chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
Yes, you can make this easy stuffing recipe ahead of time. Just follow all of the recipe steps up until you put the lid on the slow cooker. Then, store the uncooked slow cooker meal in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
When you are ready to cook it, just put the lid on the slow cooker and cook according to the recipe instructions.
Yes, you can freeze any homemade stuffing leftovers that you may have. Just store them in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 3 months. When you are ready to eat them, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and then reheat according to the recipe instructions the next day.
This holiday stuffing dish goes great with a variety of sides like mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, green beans, and cranberry sauce. You can also pair it with a salad or soup.
Yes, there are a few brands of gluten-free stuffing on the market. One of the best brands is Aleia's gluten-free stuffing mix. You can find this mix at many different grocery stores, including HEB, Kroger, Wegmans, Albertsons, Shaw's, Meijer, Whole Foods, and more.
Unfortunately, no. Pepperidge Farm does not make a gluten-free version of their stuffing.
Unfortunately, no. Stove Top does not make a gluten-free version of their stuffing.
Yes, you can use fresh or stale bread that is gluten-free in any stuffing recipe. You can also use store-bought pre-made gluten-free stuffing mixes.
Gluten Free Chicken Stuffing
- Slow Cooker
- 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts or Chicken Thighs Thawed
- 1 Package of Gluten-Free Stuffing
- 1 ½ Cups Water
- 1 14.5 oz Can Green Beans Drained
- 1 14.5 oz Can/Jar Gluten-Free Gravy
- First, spray your slow cooker with non-stick olive oil cooking spray or use a slow cooker liner.
- Second, place the thawed, raw chicken on the bottom of the slow cooker in an even layer.
- Next, top the chicken with the package of stuffing, water (or chicken broth or chicken stock), green beans, and gravy.
- Finally, put the lid on your slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.
- When finished, the stuffing should have a soft texture and be nicely golden brown. Serve and enjoy!
- Cook to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat
- Wash hands after touching raw meat
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- Use oils with high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
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