Chicken nuggets are a great food for snacking throughout the day and if your children are like mine chicken nuggets was, is and will always be there favorite food. I like that I can put a bunch of them in a zip-loc bag and carry them with me all day as a good healthy protein snack.
And there are many days when I just do not have the time for a proper lunch and these tasty chicken nuggets become not only my snacks for the day but also my lunch. In our medical weight loss program we believe in eating good food all day. So this recipe makes staying on your diet very easy.
My friends don’t understand how I can snack on chicken nuggets all day and still maintain my weight loss. But if you are one of our patients you understand this because you are doing the same thing. These weight loss tips and recipes are all part of our medical weight loss program.
Here is the recipe:
- 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts weighing about 6 oz. / 170 g each
- 1/4 cup of oat bran
- 1/4 cup of IsaCrunch
- 1/4 cup coarsely ground almonds
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
- Pinch garlic powder
- 1/2 cup water or low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare baking sheet by lining with parchment paper or coating lightly with best-quality olive oil. Cut chicken breasts into nugget-sized pieces, about 1.5 inches square. Set aside. Next, combine all dry ingredients in a large container with a tightly fitting lid. Shake well. This is your coating mixture. Combine water and egg in a medium bowl. Dip each piece in the water/egg-white mixture. Then dip each piece in the coating mixture. Make sure each piece is well coated. Place on the baking sheet. When all of your chicken has been coated and your baking sheet is full, place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden. This should make 24 chicken nuggets and 4 nuggets have 100 Calories, 3 grams of Fat, 7 grams of Carbs and 12 grams of Protein.
I hope you enjoy this recipe. If you need help with you weight loss or if you need just a little boost to lose weight call us at 215-821-736