Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

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1 pound ground chicken

1 egg

1/4 cup coconut flour

1 teaspoon celtic sea salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 cup coconut flour

2 tablespoons ground flax seeds

1/4 teaspoon celtic sea salt

1/3 cup Frank’s RedHot Original Red Hot Sauce

3 tablespoons ghee


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup coconut flour, onion powder, garlic powder and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix well.

3. In a medium bowl place the ground chicken, one egg, 2 tsp Frank’s hot sauce and the coconut flour mixture.

4. Mix with hands until well-combined but do not overmix.

5. Scoop out approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture and roll into little meatballs. (You should end up with about 20.)

6. Shape each meatball into a flatter, “nugget” shape.

7. Combine the remaining 1/4 cup coconut flour, 2 tablespoons flax meal and 1/4 teaspoon salt and dip each nugget gently into the flour mixture until coated on all sides.

8. Place the coated chicken nuggets onto a baking sheet covered with a Silpat or parchment paper.paleo buffalo chicken nuggets

9. Bake for 15 minutes.

10. While chicken nuggets are baking, stir together 1/3 cup Frank’s hot sauce and 3 tablespoons ghee or butter and heat until warm and combined.

11. Once the chicken has baked for about 15 minutes, remove chicken nuggets from the oven and carefully dip each one in the butter mixture until coated on all sides. Place each nugget back on the baking sheet and bake for another 5 minutes.

12. Serve hot with celery sticks and dip of choice.

Bon Appetit!

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