These paleo chicken nuggets are a fantastic nibble food that will satisfy your cravings for typical breaded nuggets.
There is a ton of great dipping sauces that go perfectly with these nuggets. For example, in the picture below I have a paleo friendly ranch dressing but you can also try making a paleo BBQ sauce or ketchup. These all work really well but for me ranch is the best when it comes to chicken.
You can add these nuggets to a salad if you’re looking to add some lovely paleo friendly crunchy bits of chicken. You can also have them with some sides such as sweet potato wedges or simply just on their own. It’s up to you but there is a ton of dishes you can use these in.
These chicken nuggets are pretty good as leftovers so make sure you keep them. Simply store covered in the fridge until you need them, they should last for about 3 days. When you’re hungry you can eat these cold but I recommend heating them in a preheated oven or in the microwave.
If you want to see how these nuggets are done, then be sure to check out the video above. It will take you through all the steps to making this delicious dish.
Paleo Chicken Nuggets Recipe
½ cup coconut flour
1 Cup almond flour
2 tsp. paprika
Salt & Pepper
½ Cup coconut oil or a paleo friendly fat (For Frying)
In a bowl, beat together the two eggs.
Mix together the coconut flour and a pinch of salt & pepper in another clean bowl.
Lastly, add the almond flour and paprika into yet another bowl.
Dip the chicken in the following order, coconut flour, egg and lastly the almond flour. Make sure you coat it well at each stage.
In a frying pan over medium heat, add the coconut oil.
Once the oil is hot, add the chicken and cook on all sides until golden brown and the chicken is cooked.
Serve & Enjoy
You can add different seasonings to the almond mix for a different flavour crumbing. Experimenting is the best way to come up with a combo that you enjoy.
If you’re ever worried about undercooking chicken then a meat thermometer always comes in handy. Once the internal temperature passes 75°C/165°F it should be then safe to eat.
These crunchy chicken nuggets are certainly delicious but if you’re keeping an eye on what you eat then you might want to know the nutritional information before cooking these up. If this is the case then you can find all the nutritional information you need below.
If you prefer more of a coconut crumb or just looking for something different then be sure to check out the coconut crusted chicken. It’s similar to this dish and at the end of cooking you’re left with lovely amazing pieces of chicken.
I love these paleo chicken nuggets and I certainly hope that you will too. If you have some improvements or some feedback then please be sure to leave a comment below.