Low Carb Chicken Nuggets

We didn’t choose the Nugg Life, the Nugg Life chose us. These are very similar to Tyson brand frozen chicken nuggets.

Low Carb Chicken Nuggets

You can easily make these ahead of time and freeze them. They can also be air fried as well.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, chicken, chicken nuggets, fried, gluten free, nuggets
Servings: 4




  • Mix 1 lb of ground chicken with a tsp of onion salt, garlic powder, cracked black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Portion out balls (smaller than a golf ball)
  • Flatten the balls and dredge them in unflavored whey isolate protein powder, egg wash, and then pork crumbs.
  • Repeat until all the chicken portions are coated.
  • In a medium heat pan with oil, fry each side of the chicken nuggets until golden brown or fully cooked (about 3 mins each side).


Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 24g | Sodium: 810mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

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