Mirj's Not Low Carb Crunchy Chicken Nuggets

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found the original recipe for low carb chicken breasts on the net, but some of the ingredients were out of the question for me (pork rinds) or there were ingredients I will not combine (chicken and Parmesan cheese, for instance). Feeling in a rebellious anti-lowcarb mood, I adapted the whole recipe to something that my kids would adore, and would help me indulge in an occasional guilt-trip.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into two inch cubes.
  2. Mix the egg with the paprika in one bowl.
  3. Mix the corn chip crumbs with the parsley in another bowl.
  4. Dip the chicken cubes first into the egg mixture, then into the crumb mixture, coating well.
  5. Either shallow fry for about 7 minutes, turning once, until done, or place on a baking sheet, spray with oil and bake at 350 degrees F for about 25-30 minutes.
Most Helpful

4 5

These were great! The first comment from DBF: "These taste like Fritos". I'm not sure when that became a bad thing! We really liked these and they will probably be made at some point in the future. These would seem to definitely be a kid pleaser. One note on the chips: When it says ground, it means ground. Like plastic bag and rolling pin ground. Otherwise the chunks will not coat the chicken evenly. I left some of them with big chunks of chip, and it tasted fine, but the chip taste would likely be more pronounced if the chicken had been evenly covered.