Gluten-Free Chicken Nugget

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Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

I found this while reading on the net. We tried it and everyone in my house loves it! I think the Parmesan cheese really makes the crusting stand out on the chicken.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken breast between 2 sheets of waxed paper and pound with a smooth meat mallet until about breasts are 1/4-inch thick. Repeat with each breast.
  2. Use a sharp knife to cut pounded breasts in 2-inch strips. Then cut each strip into 2x2-inch nuggets.
  3. Have ready 3 8-inch shallow baking dishes. In the first dish, combine gluten-free all purpose flour, salt, pepper and seasonings.
  4. In second dish, combine egg and olive oil. Whisk to thoroughly combine.
  5. In third dish, combine crushed gluten-free rice chex cereal and grated Parmesan cheese.
  6. Coat each chicken strip in flour mixture, then dip in egg olive oil mixture and last, evenly coat with rice chex crumb Parmesan cheese mixture.
  7. Place the nuggets on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before frying.
  9. In a large heavy skillet, heat olive oil and canola oil mixture over medium high heat.
  10. Add coated chicken nuggets and cook until golden, about 4 minutes, then turn each piece and cook second side.