Monday, January 12, 2009

Boneless BBQ Bites & Big News!!

 

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Yum!! Tonight I LOVE being Gluten Free…because these were SO GOOD!!

You’ll need:

 

1/2 cup of gluten free flour for batter

One cup of gluten free flour for dredging

1/2 cup water for batter

One jar Bone Suckin’ Sauce (hot or mild depending on you)

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast cut into bites

(I used All Natural Smart Chicken – I love it!)

Oil for frying

 

Start with cleaning and cutting your chicken into bites. Then let it marinate in half of the Bone Suckin’ Sauce for at least 2 hours to overnight. When you’re ready to cook, preheat your oil first. In a deep skillet, pour in 2 inches of canola oil. Heat to Medium. To make the batter, combine 1/2 cup of gluten free flour (You know I used Gluten Free Pantry Beth’s All Purpose) and 1/2 cup water. Mix until well combined and then add 1/8 cup Bone Suckin’ sauce. If the batter seems too thick or too thin you can add water or more flour. It should be thick…but not cookie dough! You’ll need one to two cups of gluten free flour for dredging. I like to spread it out on a plate. Once your oil is hot, you’ll start battering. Drip the chicken in the batter and then cover it in the dry flour. You’ll have to pat it in the flour well. Then into the skillet. You’ll have to be patient when frying. Because the chicken is in chunks, you’ll want to cook it slowly so the chicken will cook and the batter won’t burn. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Place onto paper towels to cool.

Once cooked, I drizzled mine with more Bone Suckin’ Sauce. Next time I think I will let them cool, then toss them in a freezer Ziploc bag and throw in some Bone Suckin’ Sauce to coat.

 

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Alex and Parrish enjoyed these just as much as I did! I’m thinking of making them for the Super Bowl. The Panthers are out, but I still love football!

The Big News!!

My two best ladies Krista and Alex and myself are going to NEW YORK CITY!!! Besides Seattle, New York City is the biggest Gluten Free Playground!!

We’re going up next Wednesday (the 21st) and staying thru Saturday. Thursday night we’re going to The 3rd Annual Roe on the Rocks Planned Parenthood Benefit featuring REGINA SPEKTOR!!!!

And we’re staying at The Marcel at Gramercy!!!

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Krista found the hotel! She is the QUEEN of online searching. The hotel was just renovated in November of 2008, so it’ll be FRESH!

I’ve only been to the Big Apple once and I was in high school. We were only there for 3 days and I was terribly sick for two of those. So…those don’t count!

Anyone have their favorite place that I just can’t miss? Better yet, anyone have a favorite Gluten Free place I just can’t miss? After Katie’s trip I have been dying to go to SMAC!

13 comments:

Erin said...

Risottoeria, Pala Pizza, Babycakes Bakery, Gus's Place, Friedman's Deli in Chelsea Market...The list goes on and on. I highly recommend Pala for inventive cool pizza.

VeggieGirl said...

HELL YES FOR NYC!!! My #1 favorite city :-) Enjoy!!!

Marlow said...

Erin- Thanks!!! :) I've heard of babycakes; I think it's a must see!

Thanks VeggieGirl!

jill elise said...

I'd go to Risotteria, if nothing else, for their breadsticks (I wasn't wowed by anything else there, but they serve Redbridge too). I like Mozzarelli's pizza a LOT, and am dying to go to Freidman's. Too bad you're not coming this week, I could meet up with you!

Meg said...

Love the BBQ bites! I am so excited for you and the hotel sounds awesome!

talesofexpansion said...

Thanks for your comment! I've been to both risotteria and babycakes when i had a friend with celiacs visit last year ... and both are AMAZING!! She was thrilled because she had never seen so much gluten-free stuff. You are going to have a blast!

talesofexpansion said...

and sidenote: risotteria had probably the best carrot cake i've ever tasted in my life, and it was gluten-free!

VeggieGirl said...

**Just as a heads up: I will not be able to comment on blogs as often now, during this semester, due to work overload (I'm stressed already) - PLEASE know that I'm still loyally reading, but just won't have time to comment. I hope you understand!!

Allie said...

DEF Risotteria... my sister is obsessed with their cookie sandwich dessert things... can't remember what they're called!

Puff & Pao is supposed to be good for a snack:
http://www.puffandpao.com/menu.html

I've heard mixed reviews about BabyCakes, but it will be worth it to stop by!

And finally, this girl lives in NYC and has written up a bunch of places:

http://aglutenfreeguide.com/

Have fun!! I'm jealous, I'm overdue for a trip to NYC.

Allie said...

actually - here's a direct link to her restaurant reviews:

http://aglutenfreeguide.com/restaurants

Warm Bunny said...

These chicken bites look delish!I was recently thrilled to discover that my favorite barbeques sauce from The Dinosaur restaurant here in Rochester, NY is gluten free! I'll use it on these, for sure!!

Marlow said...

Tales- Thanks so much!! I miss Carrot Cake!

Allie- Thanks!! Puff sounds awesome

Warm Bunny- Thanks! Yep, I made these again for dinner the other night. I was feeling adventurous so I left them in tenders instead of cutting them into bites. Bites are WAY BETTER!!

Jill- Nerds! I would love to meet you over a Redbridge!

The Duo Dishes said...

A big mmm mmm good to those babies!