Healthy Chicken Nuggets


by: KrazyKiwi

These healthy and delicious chicken nuggets make the perfect nutritious dinner. It's such an easy recipe to make and these baked goodies make a great healthy alternative to fried chicken nuggets. They would taste great served as a delicious starter or you could serve with them with sweet potato or courgette fries and serve as a main.


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serves: 3

3 chicken breasts

2 oz buckwheat flour

1 egg

2 tbsp water

2 oz quinoa

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 154

  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.6 mg
  • Sodium: 24.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  •     Sugars: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g

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1.  1. Cook the quinoa in a pan of boiling water (according to the pack instructions).

2.  2. Preheat oven to 210C/410F.

3.  3. Add the flour to a bowl, then add the egg and water to a separate bowl and whisk. Place the cooked quinoa in another bowl.

4.  4. Coat each chicken piece in the flour, then the eggs, then the quinoa and finally place on a baking tray.

5.  5. Bake for 20 minutes (until golden) and serve!

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