Almond Crusted Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Paleo Chicken Nuggets
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes
  • Total time: 30 Minutes
  • Serves: 4


  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ cup coconut oil


  1. In a bowl, beat together the two eggs.
  2. Mix together the coconut flour and a pinch of salt and pepper in a clean bowl.
  3. Lastly, add the almond flour and paprika into yet another bowl.
  4. Dip the chicken in the following order, coconut flour, egg, and lastly, in the almond flour. Make sure you coat it well at each stage.
  5. In a frying pan over medium heat, add the coconut oil.
  6. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken. Cook on all sides until golden brown and the chicken is cooked.
  7. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • These nuggets can also be oven-baked which is perfect if you are looking to avoid using too much oil. Simply bake in a preheated oven set to 200°C (395°F).
  • You can add different seasonings to the almond mix for a different flavor crumbing. Experimenting is the best way to come up with a combo that you enjoy.
  • If you are ever worried about under-cooking chicken, then a meat thermometer always comes in handy. Once the internal temperature passes 75°C (165°F), it should be safe to eat.

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