Low Carb Chicken Nuggets

This is a different take on the traditional nugget, but you may just end up loving it even more.

Serves 4


For the Nuggets:

24 oz. chicken thighs

1 egg

For the Crust:

1½ oz. pork rinds

¼ cup flax meal

¼ cup almond meal

Zest of 1 lime

⅛ tsp. garlic powder

¼ tsp. paprika

¼ tsp. chili powder

⅛ tsp. onion powder

⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper

¼ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

For the Sauce:

½ cup mayonnaise

½ avocado

¼ tsp. garlic powder

1 tbsp. lime juice

⅛ tsp. cumin

½ tsp. red chili flakes


  1. Dry the chicken and cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Put all the crust ingredients into a food processor and mix.
  3. In a bowl place the crumbs and a whisked egg in a different one. Dip the chicken into the egg, the crust and then lay on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 400°F.
  4. To make the sauce, just mix all the sauce ingredients together.

Nutritional Info per Serving

Calories: 615

Fat: 53g

Net Carbs: 2g

Protein: 39g