Healthy Air-Fried Chicken Nuggets

Healthy Chicken Nuggets- You probably never thought you’d see those words in the same sentence, did you? Well prepared to be amazed, because not only are these Air-Fried Chicken Nuggets delicious, but they are also gluten free, paleo, keto, and whole30! Did I mention they only require 3 ingredients to make? Get prepared to make the easiest recipe of your life.

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Note: You will need an air fryer for this recipe.

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Ingredients in Air-Fried Chicken Nuggets:

  • ~ 1lb of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 egg white
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Directions:

  1. Cut the chicken thighs into square chicken nuggets.
  2. Put one egg white in a small bowl. Place 1/2 cup almond flour in a medium sized bowl. Line your air fryer with parchment paper.
  3. Dip each piece of chicken into egg white and roll in the almond flour until fully coated. Place the coated chicken nugget on the parchment paper in the air fryer, repeat until all chicken nuggets are complete.
  4. Air fry chicken nuggets on 390 deg for 20 mins.
  5. Enjoy chicken nuggets with your favorite dipping sauce!

I hope you enjoy this recipe, please comment and let me know if you give it a try! Or tag me if you make them on instagram @wellbymel_!

If you like this recipe, you may also want to check out my Easy Gluten-Free Falafel recipe.

Air-Fried Chicken Nuggets

These delicious Air-Fried Chicken Nuggets only require 3 ingredients to make! This recipe is gluten free, paleo, keto, and whole30.
Course Main Dishes

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients
  

  • ~1 lbs Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1/2 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 Egg White

Instructions
 

  • Cut the chicken thighs into square chicken nuggets.
  • Put one egg white in a small bowl. Place 1/2 cup almond flour in a medium sized bowl. Line your air fryer with parchment paper.
  • Dip each piece of chicken into egg white and roll in the almond flour until fully coated. Place the coated chicken nugget on the parchment paper in the air fryer, repeat until all chicken nuggets are complete.
  • Air fry chicken nuggets on 390 deg for 20 mins.
  • Enjoy chicken nuggets with your favorite dipping sauce!
Keyword Air Fryer, Chicken Nuggets, Gluten Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30

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Well By Mel

Hi, I’m Mel! I’m so excited to have you visit my page! I am a Masters candidate at Columbia University, studying Nutrition Education. Following the program, I will pursue RD accreditation. I love all things health and wellness and am a firm believer in eating real food. I am here to share easy, healthy, and delicious recipes! There is a common misconception that eating healthy is bland and unappetizing, but it doesn’t have to be! I truly believe that eating healthy can be fun and delicious and I hope that my recipes show you how. I also share tips on nontoxic living. I hope you follow along 😊

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