Dinner Recipes

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Nugget Recipe – Gluten-free Chicken Tenders

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Kids love chicken nuggets and chicken tenders, but store-bought or restaurant chicken nuggets aren’t usually a healthy option. Some brands may be made with organic chicken, but are typically breaded with wheat breadcrumbs.

Many other grain-free or gluten-free chicken strip recipes don’t have the same satisfying taste, have breading that doesn’t stick, and lack the crispy, crunchy texture kids love. This easy chicken tender recipe is tasty with only a few ingredients — bring them to your next neighborhood potluck or barbecue. Enjoy this healthy, gluten-free chicken nugget recipe that the whole family will love!

Core Plan approved

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

30–40 minutes

Kids love chicken nuggets and chicken tenders, but store-bought or restaurant chicken nuggets aren’t usually a healthy option. Some brands may be made with organic chicken, but are typically breaded with wheat breadcrumbs.

Many other grain-free or gluten-free chicken strip recipes don’t have the same satisfying taste, have breading that doesn’t stick, and lack the crispy, crunchy texture kids love. This easy chicken tender recipe is tasty with only a few ingredients — bring them to your next neighborhood potluck or barbecue. Enjoy this healthy, gluten-free chicken nugget recipe that the whole family will love!

Core Plan approved

Healthy Oven Baked Chicken Nugget Recipe – Gluten-free Chicken Tenders

Ingredients

  • 1 lb organic chicken tenders or chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • ½ cup grapeseed oil Vegenaise
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Dredge in Vegenaise and then in almond flour.
  3. Place in a glass baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for about 30–40 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chicken.
  4. Additional options: Make a lemon butter sauce for a “piccata” style dish or make chicken parmesan by adding organic spaghetti sauce and mozzarella.