Low histamine crispy chicken salad

Low histamine crispy chicken with mango sauce

I like this recipe because cripsy chicken feels like a treat (and it is ! ). But combined with a salad, it’s a reasonable and healthy option. It’s also a good idea to use dried gluten free bread you may have at home and avoid wasting it.

Regarding the mango dressing, you can use fresh or frozen mangos, it works either way.

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Low histamine crispy chicken salad

Course Tags Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup gluten free dried breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salad mix of your choice
  • Mango salad dressing :
  • 1 cup cubed mango
  • 2 tbsp coconut cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 425 degrees.
  2. Crush the bread into breadcrumbs. Add salt, onion and garlic. Mix well

  3. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and toss in a bowl.
  4. Dip or roll the chicken in the olive oil. Then roll the chicken in the breadcrumbs mix until evenly coated. 

  5. Spread the chicken on a baking sheet or on a large oiled casserole dish. Put in the oven and bake for about 10-14 minutes until cooked through.

  6. As the chicken bakes, prepare the mango salad dressing. Puree all the mango dressing ingredients together in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  7. Layer the salad on a plate, drizzle with the mango dressing and top with the crispy chicken.
  8. Serve and enjoy !

Benefits/Side notes :

Chicken: low histamine

Cornstarch : gluten-free

Garlic and onion : anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory

Lemon juice : usually not recommended in a low histamine diet but lemon has anti-inflammatory properties and can be well tolerated in small quantity.

Olive oil : contains large amounts of antioxidants, is anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer

Mango : anti-inflammatory

Coconut cream : low histamine dairy-free

Ginger : antihistamine, nausea inhibitor and anti-inflammatory.