Published on June 21, 2019

Top 8 and Alpha Gal Friendly Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients

Dredge

  • 1 cup plain rice milk
  • Optional: 1-2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nuggets

  • 2/3 cup corn meal OR 2/3 cup crushed rice krispies cereal (add more as needed)
  • Salt and pepper to taste (up to 1 tsp of each)
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 lb chicken breasts, cubed (1-2 inches)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Set up dredging stations with one bowl for dredge ingredients and one bowl for breading ingredients (cornmeal or rice krispies cereal and spices). Prepare a sheet pan with aluminum foil. Spray the foil with nonstick spray for each release.
  3. Dip cubed chicken into wet dredge ingredients, then into breading ingredients. Coat well in the breading. Place breaded chicken nuggets on sheet pan. Continue until all nuggets are coated  and placed on sheet pan.
  4. Cook in oven until internal temperature of nuggets reaches 165 F (about 20 minutes).
  5. Remove from oven and serve. 

Nutrition

Serves 4. Serving 4 oz chicken raw (about 3 oz chicken cooked)

Nutrition facts for Corn Meal Nuggets: 223 calories, 4 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium*, 37 mg potassium, 23 g total carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 24 g protein

Nutrition facts for Rice Krispies Crusted Nuggets: 145 calories, 3 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 361 mg sodium*, 4 mg potassium, 6 g total carbohydrate, 22 g protein

Nutrition facts are a rough estimate. Will vary with amount of dredge and breading used.

Manufacturers can change their recipe at any time which may introduce your food allergen to the product. Read labels each time you consume a food product to ensure it is safe for your food allergies.

*Sodium will vary with amount of salt added to taste.