Keto Chicken Nuggets

By Wendy Polisi

Dish Info

For some crispy goodness on your keto diet, look no further than these Keto chicken nuggets!  Enjoy all the flavor of nuggets from your favorite fast-food restaurant while staying true to your low-carb diet.  With a crispy parmesan almond flour breading, these nuggets are a hit with kids and adults alike.


– 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast – ½ cup dill pickle juice sugar-free and zero carb such as Bubbies – ½ cup super-fine almond flour – ½ cup grated parmesan cheese – 2 teaspoons garlic powder – 1 teaspoon sea salt – ½ teaspoon black pepper – 2 eggs – Avocado oil for cooking

– Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes.

– Combine the chicken and dill pickle juice in a shallow dish. – Refrigerate for one hour.

– While the chicken is marinating, combine the almond flour, parmesan, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish.

– In a separate shallow dish, beat the eggs together.

– Remove the chicken from the brine and place it on a paper towel-lined plate.

– Dip the chicken in the eggs and then coat with the almond flour mixture and use your hands to press the mixture into the chicken.

– Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet or plate. – Heat 2 inches of avocado oil in a skillet to 375 degrees. – Fry for about 8 to 12 minutes, flipping once halfway through, until golden brown. (The internal temperature should be 160° F.) – Drain on paper towels and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving. – Check the full recipe for air fryer instructions.