Saturday 26 April 2014

Homemade Healthy Chicken Nuggets by Grace Heng

For the coating:
1/4 cup Raw Wheatgerm
1/4 cup Brown Flaxseed meal
1/4 cup Oat Bran
1/4 cup almond meal ( I took a couple of almonds and pulsed it through the food processor)
Spices to taste e.g a dash of garlic powder, salt, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes etc
 Nugget Fillings:

1/2 onion roughly chopped
250gm chicken thigh/ breast
1 cup low sodium chicken broth or water mixed with an egg
1 tablespoon oil ( I used Coconut oil)

*preheat oven to 200 deg
1. Either slice the chicken thigh into chunks or pulse it through the food processor to make mince
2. Marinate the chicken with a black pepper (optional)
3. Add a tablespoon of oil in to a pan. (optional)
4. Saute onions till translucent
5. Pulse onions through the food processor till fine
6. Mix the onions and chicken meat together
7. Gather the chicken chunk or mince into a ball/ nugget shape
8. Dip it into the broth/egg solution and coat it with the dry mixture

Bake in oven for 10-15min or till golden brown. 


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