Delicious and Crispy Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets

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Delicious and Crispy Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 07, 2023

Enjoy the taste of crispy chicken nuggets without the gluten! This recipe uses gluten-free flour and breadcrumbs to create a crunchy coating, while the chicken remains tender and juicy. Perfect for a quick and easy meal, these gluten-free chicken nuggets are sure to be a hit with the whole family.


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the gluten-free flour, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper.
  4. In another bowl, beat the eggs.
  5. Dip each piece of chicken into the flour mixture, then into the beaten eggs, and finally into the gluten-free breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere.
  6. Place the coated chicken nuggets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Spray the nuggets lightly with cooking spray to help them brown and become crispy.
  8. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is golden brown.
  9. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauces.

Interesting Facts

  • Gluten-free breadcrumbs can be made by toasting gluten-free bread and pulsing it in a food processor.
  • Chicken nuggets are a favorite snack and meal for both kids and adults.
  • By baking instead of frying the nuggets, you can enjoy a healthier version without compromising on taste and texture.