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LCHF Chicken Nuggets

Ditch the chicken nuggets today and start making LCHF chicken nuggets. Grain free and using 100% chicken meat. Even the adults adore these.

See the recipe notes below how to use coconut flour instead or almond flour if you wish.

Course Coconut Flour Recipes, Dinner, Lunch, Lunch boxes, Snacks
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain free, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Paleo, Wheat Free
Keyword Gluten-free chicken nuggets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 445 kcal

Ingredients

First bowl

  • 1 egg whisked
  • 4 tbsp oil of choice

Second bowl

Instructions

First bowl

  1. Mix the egg and oil together with a fork. 

Second bowl

  1. Mix the almond flour (alternatively use 1/2 cup coconut flour), salt, garlic and onion together.

  2. Cut the chicken breast into strips or nuggets sized pieces. Dip each on in the  egg/oil mixture then dip it in the coating and cover fully.

  3. Fry each chicken nugget in oil on both sides, until golden and cooked thoroughly in the centre. 

  4. Alternatively, you can bake these on a lined baking tray at 180C/350F for 10-15 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition panel shows per serving size (the entire recipe serves 6). 

You may replace the almond flour with 1/3 cup coconut flour instead.

Nutrition Facts
LCHF Chicken Nuggets
Amount Per Serving (1 nugget)
Calories 445 Calories from Fat 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.5g 39%
Total Carbohydrates 4.5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0.8g
Protein 48.8g 98%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.