Homemade Chicken Nuggets (Gluten-Free, Paleo)

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  • 1 pound chicken breast (cut into one inch chunks)
  • 3 tablespoons arrowroot flour (where to buy arrowroot flour)
  • 2 3/4 teaspoons paprika (where to buy paprika)
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt (unrefined, where to buy sea salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder (where to buy onion powder)
  • coconut oil (for frying, where to buy coconut oil)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium24% DV570mg
    Fat5% DV3.5g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories160Calories from Fat35
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat35
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Annie Harmon 10 months ago
    yum! I made it exactly the way the instructions said, they were savory pieces of meat.
    Marian Lerner 10 months ago
    Delicious! I went ahead and lightly tenderized the meat after cutting it. It turned out so tender and moist! Because I don’t do dairy, I made a dipping sauce from Soy Free Veganese, Ketchup, Fresh Dill, salt, pepper and onion powder....mmmmm
    Katie 10 months ago
    Amazing! My two year old wolfed them down. And it was so easy, With my husbandxat work, i spent an hour settling my 12 week old before making these and still had dinner on the table in 20 mins. Success!!
    Carin a year ago
    These were delicious! I baked instead of fried and they came out so good!
    NVG a year ago
    My kids were a little skeptical since they looked so much different than the ones I usually make, but they LOVED them. And I mean loved them. They’re gone. I added garlic powder as well and next time I will add more salt. Other than that they were perfect!
    Kim a year ago
    Great! I added some garlic powder, black pepper, and a little extra onion powder. We used Tessie Mae’s ranch dressing mixed with hot sauce. Kids loved them!
    Queen Colleen a year ago
    Soooo good! Every time I opened the fridge, I could not resist the temptation to nibble on just one more of the leftovers!
    Vicki robinson a year ago
    nice! Really quick and tasty
    liz a year ago
    Not paleo at all, clogs up my feed...
    Garcia a year ago
    it was very tasty and easy to make.
    JP a year ago
    Great. Used almond and coconut flour mix. Onion salt from Trader Joe’s, and their 21 Salute seasoning. Perfection.
    Brown 2 years ago
    While it’s a good recipe, it did not have a lot of flavor.
    Allen 2 years ago
    Kids Loved this recipe. I will make again. It was simple and easy to make.
    Wonda Manney 2 years ago
    This was a wonderful quick meal after a long day at work!!!
    Rachel 2 years ago
    Amazing! I added cayenne pepper and it wasn't too overbearing, but perfect
    MarieSpeed 2 years ago
    Very yummy, I couldn't get tapioca flour so I used rice flour instead and that was delicious! It definitely a great dish, will make it again! My kids really enjoyed it !
    Christina P. 3 years ago
    Very tasty and easy!!! I will add to my menu collection and make again. Great and inexpensive gluten free recipe!
    Terri W. 3 years ago
    This is definitely a keeper. my daughter and son-in-law with the Paleo honey mustard dip was totally amazing. plan on making this again.