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Cornmeal Crusted Chicken Nuggets

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Cornmeal Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • pounds chicken tenders cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free cornmeal
  • tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon or whole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise substitute


  • Sprinkle chicken tenders with salt and pepper. Place cornmeal in a bowl, add the seasoned chicken, and toss well to coat. Discard any leftover cornmeal.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning once or twice, until browned and cooked through, 6-8 minutes.
  • Combine the mustard and mayonnaise. Serve with the chicken nuggets for dipping.


Nutrition Facts
Cornmeal Crusted Chicken Nuggets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 605mg25%
Potassium 454mg13%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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