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!

Ingredients


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 Egg
1/2 cup Coconut flour
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened

Instructions


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.


Assembly

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

Notes:

Chicken

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


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 423
Calories from fat 208
Calories from saturated fat 115
Total Fat 23.1 g
Saturated Fat 12.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Cholesterol 168 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Potassium 723 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.8 g
Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
Sugars 15.4 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 1.3
Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.3

Energy sources


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