Chicken Nuggets with Quinoa Crust is a low-fat high snack. This is healthy and looks very tempting. If someone doesn’t like chicken then try this recipe.
2 boneless chicken breast halves
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
¼ cup white rice flour
2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese
¾ tsp garlic powder, divided
2 tbsp low-fat buttermilk
1 large egg
1 ½ cups cooked quinoa, chilled
3 tbsp canola mayonnaise
3 tbsp plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
2 tsp honey
2 tsp yellow mustard
½ tsp Dijon mustard
1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
2. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Coat a parchment paper-lined baking sheet with cooking spray.
3. Combine flour, cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder in a shallow dish. Combine buttermilk and egg in another dish. Place quinoa in a third dish. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. Dip in egg mixture; dredge in quinoa.
4. Arrange chicken in a single layer on prepared pan. Coat chicken with cooking spray. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes or until done, turning once.
5. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, mustard, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Serve with nuggets.
Calories 306kcal, Fat 6g, Carbs 26g, Protein 26g.