Quinoa Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Nuggets
If you have any leftover quinoa, I’ve got the perfect idea for you! This quinoa crusted chicken nuggets are to die for! Check’em out.

You’ll Need:

2 tbsps of finely grated parmesan cheese.
2 tbsps of low fat buttermilk.
1 ½ cups of chilled cooked quinoa.
3 tbsps of plain 2% reduced fat greek yogurt.
2 tsps of yellow mustard.
1.1 ounce of white rice flour (¼ cup).
¾ tsps of garlic powder, divided.
3 tbsps of canola mayonnaise.
2 tsps of honey.
½ tsp of dijon mustard.

How to:

Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

In a shallow dish, mix together the flour, cheese and ½ tsp of garlic powder.

In a second dish, mix together the buttermilk and egg.

In a third dish, place the quinoa.

Now, dredge the chicken in the flour, dip in the egg mixture and dredge in quinoa.

Coat a parchment paper lined baking sheet with cooking spray and place the chicken over it.

In a preheated oven to 425° bake for 15 minutes turning twice to cook both sides.

In a bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, mustards and ¼ tsp of garlic powder and serve the sauce with the nuggets.


Simple, easy and yummy! THe nuggets are amazing, and the sauce is just incredible. GIve it a shot, I’m sure you’ll be grateful!