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Keto Chicken Nuggets feature 2

Keto Chicken Nuggets Recipe


  • Author: Stephanie Parlegreco
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-8 minutes per batch
  • Total Time: 20-22 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Nuggets (1 Nugget Per Serving) 1x

Description

These homemade Keto Chicken Nuggets can be pan-fried or oven-baked and will be a family favorite! Freeze a batch and keep in the freezer for a quick gluten-free or low carb meal for your kids.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 lbs chicken tenderloins, cut into bit-size pcs
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • oil for frying

Instructions

Notes

1 NET CARB PER NUGGET

Double coating the nuggets will help the coating stay on the chicken during the cooking process. 

If baking in the oven, lightly spray the chicken nuggets with cooking spray, it will help to crisp them.

For make-ahead nuggets: Follow the recipe, then let cool. Place in a freezer bag and put it into the freezer for up to a month. When ready to reheat, cook them for about 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees. 

Marinating the chicken in sour cream ahead of time will tenderize the meat. If dairy-free, use full-fat coconut milk instead.

Air-frying: Preheat to 400 degrees, place the chicken nuggets in the air-fryer basket, single layer. Spray the nuggets lightly with a cooking spray. Cook in several batches for about 7 minutes per batch. 

Oven-Baked: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking tray with parchment paper to prevent sticking. Spray nuggets lightly with cooking spray. Bake for 6-8 minutes, flip over and cook for another 6-8 minutes.

  • Category: Main Courses
  • Method: Frying
  • Cuisine: American

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