Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 45 min 18
Quinoa Chicken Nuggets
Health Rating
A great protein option that the kids will love too!

Ingredients


3/4 cup Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cubed)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 large egg Egg (lightly whisked)
1 1/2 cup Quinoa, cooked (follow package for cooking instructions)
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/2 tsp Salt

Instructions


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. Drizzle with the extra virgin olive oil.

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

Serve hot with your favourite sauce and side of veggies

Enjoy!

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

Energy sources


Pygal19%429.2308051829728122.3612340341868247%419.32460064031966273.4451291316380534%303.43695347642097152.1262037250225519%47%34%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Quick Tips

serve with homemade ketchup or organic dipping sauce and a side of fresh or lightly cooked vegetables, carrots, broccoli and cauliflower go well


Nutritional Highlights

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein that contributes to muscle growth and repair

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