Try these tasty homemade gluten and dairy free chicken nuggets, which you can make in a matter of minutes. Shop bought nuggets are usually full of additives and preservatives as well as some other nasties which our kids can do without. This is bound to become a family favourite and the addition of ground almonds in the coating makes the nuggets extra crispy, delicious and nutritious.

Serve hot with home made potato chips or for something different you may like to try our recipe for Celeriac Fries

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Passive Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Servings: 12 Nuggets


  • 2 medium chicken breast
  • 2 tbsp plain gluten free flour
  • 2 tbsp ground almond
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper


  • Cut the chicken breast into 6 pieces and place in the beaten egg
  • Mix the flour and ground almond (or desiccated coconut), salt and pepper on a large plate
  • Take the chicken pieces from the egg mixture and roll in the flour mixture until fully coated
  • Heat ½ the coconut oil in a pan and then cook the chicken pieces in batches. It should take about 3 minutes on each side. Keep adding more oil as you add uncooked pieces into the pan



CHICKEN is packed with protein and the amino acid tryptophan making it a natural stress buster. It is a wonderful source of phosphorus to help support bones and teeth as well as selenium to help protect against free radical damage.