Chicken Nuggets with Ginger Coconut Crust

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Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Chicken Nuggets with Ginger Coconut Crust
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Great for the kids too!


454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for sauce)
1 tbsp minced Ginger root (for sauce)
2 cup slices Plum (chopped, for sauce)
1 tbsp Honey (for sauce)
1/2 tbsp Soy sauce, low sodium (for sauce)
1/2 cup Water (for sauce)
2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste (for sauce)
1 1/2 tbsp Rice wine vinegar (for sauce)
2 medium Egg
1/2 cup Coconut flour
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened


1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Place the coconut flour in one shallow bowl, the beaten eggs in another bowl, and the coconut and Ginger Garlic Seasoning in a third bowl.

3. Season the chicken breast cubes with a pinch each of salt and pepper, then dunk each cube first in the coconut flour, then the eggs, and then the coconut and Ginger-garlic paste.

4. Lay on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a Silpat and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until toasty brown and cooked to an internal temperature of 165 F.

Plum Sauce

  • Add all of the ingredients to a medium saucepan with a lid and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low heat, and simmer for 10 minutes until the plums are very soft and falling apart.
  • Transfer to a blender or food processor and process until smooth.


  • Serve the chicken nuggets with the plum sauce and enjoy warm.



is rich in lean protein and contributes to muscle growth and repair

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 406
Calories from fat 175
Calories from saturated fat 126
Total Fat 19.4 g
Saturated Fat 14.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Cholesterol 178 mg
Sodium 425 mg
Potassium 896 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.5 g
Dietary Fiber 9.4 g
Sugars 16.0 g
Protein 33 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 1.3
Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.3

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