Crispy Paleo Chicken Nuggets

Crispy paleo chicken nuggets recipe & photos by Jordan Pie

Chicken nuggets served at fast food chains are often made from processed and inflammatory ingredients such as factory-farmed chicken, wheat breading and other dubious ingredients, and then fried in vegetable oil. These healthy, paleo chicken nuggets tick all the right boxes — they’re gluten, grain, sugar and dairy free, paleo, whole30-approved, and made from real foods.

These chicken nuggets are shallow fried in a frying pan on the stove, which gets the crumb crispier than when baking them in the oven. They take just a couple of minutes on each side, so the process is quick and easy. They’re guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser!

Print Recipe Print Recipe

Crispy Paleo Chicken Nuggets

Crispy Paleo Chicken Nuggets

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 organic, pasture-raised chicken thighs
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • ¼ cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp dried herbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder (optional)
  • Coconut oil or duck or animal fat for shallow frying

Instructions:

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients into a shallow bowl.
  2. Add the egg into another shallow bowl and whisk.
  3. Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel. Slice the chicken into bite sized pieces.
  4. Coat the chicken pieces in the egg wash and then coat them in the flour mix until they are evenly coated. Do this in batches. Note: you may need to wash your hands in between coating as it can build up on your fingers and get too clumpy.
  5. Heat a large frying pan on medium heat and add enough oil or fat for shallow frying.
  6. Once the oil/fat is heated, begin shallow frying the coated chicken pieces until they’re golden brown and crispy all over.
  7. Transfer to a paper towel lined dish to drain any of the excess oil.

Serve hot with a creamy Keto Avocado Butter, a Spicy Thai Vinaigrette, an Avocado Oil Mayonnaise, or a homemade tomato ketchup/sauce.

Serves: 2 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 436
  • Fat: 26.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 262mg
  • Salt: 1384mg
  • Carbs: 6.8g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sugar: 0.7g
  • Protein: 45.4g
  • Vitamin D: 8mcg
  • Net carbs: 5g
  • Calcium: 90mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 151mg

Join over 1 million fans

Sign-up for the Bulletproof mailing list and receive the latest news and updates!

 

Source link

More from author

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Follow Your Truth. Kute Blackson

Who are you, really? Kute Blackson, next generation leader in the field of personal development, asks you to quit lying to yourself and figure...

Light, Dark, & Your Sleep: Satchin Panda, Part 1

In this fascinating episode of Bulletproof Radio, Dave talks to leading researcher in Circadian Rhythms, Satchin Panda about why we are wired to...

Light, Dark, & Your Belly: Satchin Panda, Part 2

Maybe its not what you eat, but when! In this episode of Bulletproof Radio Dave continues the conversation with leading researcher in Circadian Rhythms,...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!