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Honey Butter Chicken Bites {Gluten free}

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These gluten-free honey butter chicken bites are the perfect finger food or main dish! They’re gluten-free and can easily be made lactose free.


Units Scale
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp ghee (sub butter if tolerated)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Green onion


  1. Pat the chicken dry and season with salt, pepper, and onion powder, and toss with arrowroot starch until thoroughly coated.
  2. Heat the avocado oil in a pan on medium-high heat and add the chicken. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until crisp and cooked through to 165 F. Remove from the pan.
  3. Reduce the pan to medium heat and add the ghee. Allow to melt before adding the garlic and sauteeing for 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add the honey, coconut aminos, and apple cider vinegar. Stir and allow to simmer and thicken for a few minutes.
  4. Add the chicken back to the pan and stir to coat in the sauce. The chicken should be fully coated and the sauce thick.
  5. Serve topped with green onion.


  • This recipe can be served as an appetizer with tooth picks, or as a main dish with a side like broccoli.
  • All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Global


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 337
  • Fat: 12.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.3g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 26g

Keywords: honey butter chicken, honey butter chicken bites