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Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

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Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake, chicken nuggets, dairy free, kid friendly, lowfat, Quinoa
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 493kcal


  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 2/3 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large egg
  • 1/8 cup water

Serve With

  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 2 cup grapes


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Cook quinoa as directed on package; set aside.
  • In a shallow dish, combine flour and salt. In another shallow dish, whisk eggs and water.
  • Cut chicken into 2-inch pieces. Coat chicken on both sides with flour mixture. Then dredge in eggs and finally quinoa; place onto baking sheet. Continue with remaining chicken.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  • Serve with carrot sticks, sugar snap peas and chilled grapes.
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Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 222mg | Sodium: 720mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g

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