This is a side view of a white plate filled with chicken nuggets. A hand is holding one nugget above the plate and dipping it in a small white bowl of ketchup. The counter and background is white. Recipe
GF Gluten-Free NF Nut-Free

The best chicken nuggets

Keto chicken nuggets are coated with Parmesan breading and fried to golden brown perfection! An easy, healthy dinner for the whole family!

Prep: 15 minsCook: 15 minsTotal: 30 mins
Servings: 4 1x


  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup+ avocado oil for frying


  1. Cut the chicken breast into 1 inch cubes.
  2. In one bowl, whisk the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the Parmesan, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, and sea salt.
  4. Use one hand to coat the chicken cubes in egg and then drop them into the Parm bowl.
  5. Use the other hand to coat it in the Parm mixture and set aside on a plate once they’re coated.
  6. Place the avocado oil in a pan over high heat.
  7. Once hot, turn the heat down to medium-high and place the chicken nuggest into the oil, about 1 inch apart.
  8. After 3 minutes, check the underside.
  9. When they’re golden brown turn them over and cook the other side for another 2 – 3 minutes.
  10. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel and continue this until all the chicken is cooked.
  11. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the batch
  • Calories: 453
  • Sugar: 0.6g
  • Sodium: 1268mg
  • Fat: 22.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.2g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Protein: 49.6g
  • Cholesterol: 174mg
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