Gluten-Free Chicken Nugget Recipe

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Gluten-Free Chicken Nugget
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  1. Place chicken breast between 2 sheets of waxed paper and pound with a smooth meat mallet until about breasts are 1/4-inch thick. Repeat with each breast.
  2. Use a sharp knife to cut pounded breasts in 2-inch strips. Then cut each strip into 2x2-inch nuggets.
  3. Have ready 3 8-inch shallow baking dishes. In the first dish, combine gluten-free all purpose flour, salt, pepper and seasonings.
  4. In second dish, combine egg and olive oil. Whisk to thoroughly combine.
  5. In third dish, combine crushed gluten-free rice chex cereal and grated Parmesan cheese.
  6. Coat each chicken strip in flour mixture, then dip in egg olive oil mixture and last, evenly coat with rice chex crumb Parmesan cheese mixture.
  7. Place the nuggets on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before frying.
  9. In a large heavy skillet, heat olive oil and canola oil mixture over medium high heat.
  10. Add coated chicken nuggets and cook until golden, about 4 minutes, then turn each piece and cook second side.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 405.92 Kcal (1700 kJ)
Calories from fat 251.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.92g 43%
Cholesterol 107.95mg 36%
Sodium 756.3mg 32%
Potassium 355.38mg 8%
Total Carbs 12.03g 4%
Sugars 0.44g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.29g 5%
Protein 29.26g 59%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 118.8mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 223.92 Kcal (938 kJ)
Calories from fat 138.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.4g 43%
Cholesterol 59.55mg 36%
Sodium 417.2mg 32%
Potassium 196.04mg 8%
Total Carbs 6.64g 4%
Sugars 0.24g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.71g 5%
Protein 16.14g 59%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 9%
Calcium 65.5mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.2
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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