Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

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Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 45 min 1 h 1
Scheduled for:
Lunch on Monday

Ingredients for 1

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0.04 cup Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
0.01 tsp Black pepper
26 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1/10 large egg Egg (lightly whisked)
1/10 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/10 cup Quinoa, cooked
0.03 tsp Salt


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Cube the chicken breasts and sprinkle them with salt and pepper.

Make 3 bowls for the following: flour, egg and quinoa.

Coat the chicken with the flour then shake off the excess.

Dip the chicken in the egg then shake off the excess.

Coat the chicken with the quinoa then press lightly to make the quinoa stick to the chicken.

On a baking pan lined with parchment paper, place the chicken nuggets side by side.

Drizzle with the extra virgin olive oil.

Bake in the oven between 40 – 45 minutes or until they turn golden brown.

Serve hot with your favourite sauce.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 90
Calories from fat 43
Calories from saturated fat 5.2
Total Fat 4.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Cholesterol 25.1 mg
Sodium 84 mg
Potassium 94 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 7.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.2
Meat 0.3
Meat Alternative 0.2

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