Chicken Nuggets With Quinoa Crust

Chicken Nuggets With Quinoa Crust

Lee 20 Nov, 2021

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

Cooking spray

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.

Serves 4

Nutritional Info

Calories 306kcal, Fat 6g, Carbs 26g, Protein 26g.