Grown-Up Chicken Nuggets
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Servings Prep Time
8servings (4 nuggets) 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
8servings (4 nuggets) 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 2medium skinless chicken breasts
  • 2tbsp. Sea salt
  • 1/4cup Chosen Foods Avocado Mayo
  • 1tsp. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/2tsp. Sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2tsp. garlic powder
  • 2-4tbsp. avocado oilI like Chosen Foods
  1. Fill a large bowl with water and two tablespoons of sea salt. Place chicken in the water and let it sit for at least 10 minutes. Drain and pat chicken dry. Cut the chicken into nugget-size pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and vinegar. In another bowl, mix the almond flour with 1/2 tsp. sea salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. Using a basting brush, coat each piece of chicken in a thin layer of the mayonnaise mixture, then press into the flour mixture.
  3. Heat avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat (2 tbsp. per batch) and cook the nuggets in a single layer about 2-3 minutes per side until golden. You will have to cook about two batches or more depending on the size of your nuggets.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per serving (4 nuggets)Calories: 220Total Fat: 18 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Sodium: 345 mg; Potassium: 80 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 3 g; Dietary fiber: 2 g; Net Carbohydrates: 1 gram; Sugar: 0 g; Protein: 13 g