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Gluten Free Shake and Bake Chicken - Paleo Friendly

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb baked chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 359 kcal
Author: Lisa | Low Carb Yum
This simple oven fried shake and bake chicken recipe is gluten free and low carb. The preparation time is less than five minutes and clean up is a breeze.


  • 4 pounds chicken drumsticks or a mix of chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. In large zipper storage bag, combine all ingredients except chicken and oil.

  3. Line 2 13x9-inch pans with aluminum foil for easy cleanup.

  4. Drizzle olive oil over each pan.
  5. Place a couple pieces of chicken in the seasoning bag and shake until coated.
  6. Place coated chicken on lined pans.
  7. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Turn over and bake 15-20 minutes longer.

Recipe Notes

Other suitable spices are thyme, marjoram, and rosemary.
8 servings (2 drumsticks)
1.3g net carbs

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Shake and Bake Chicken - Paleo Friendly
Amount Per Serving (2 drumsticks)
Calories 359 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 771mg 32%
Potassium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.