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Healthy Chicken Nuggets- 3 ways

Gluten free, trans fat free, healthy nuggets
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: dinner, lunch, Snack
Keyword: chicken nuggets, gluten free
Servings: 8
Author: nourishingme


  • Baking dish


  • 500g organic chicken thighs
  • 2 eggs, pasture raised
  • 2 cups of either desiccated coconut, almond meal or quinoa flakes
  • 1 tsp sea/rock salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • turmeric, mixed herbs or sesame seeds optional


  • Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees C.
  • Spread the olive oil over the base of a large baking dish.
  • Dice chicken thighs into small nuggets pieces.
  • In one large bowl, beat the eggs.
  • In another bowl add the coconut, almond meal or quinoa flakes, plus salt. Mix together.
  • One at a time, dip the chicken pieces into the egg mixture and then the dry mix. Coat well.
  • Place onto the greased baking dish and repeat until complete.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.
  • Enjoy by them-self or dipped into homemade mayonnaise.