Low-carb and Keto Baked Hen Nuggets are flavored with mustard, almond, and Parmesan and served along with your favourite Ranch dipping sauce. These hen nuggets are kid-friendly and scrumptious and it is a meal the entire household will take pleasure in!

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For right now’s Friday Favorites choose I’m reminding you about these favourite low-carb and Keto Baked Hen Nuggets that I’ve made so many instances since I first got here up with the recipe. In fact, I’m at all times updating older recipes with higher images that exhibit the meals extra successfully, and after I make an older recipe once more I can’t cease myself from enhancing it! And that’s what occurred when Kara and I labored on this one.

We found that utilizing Parchment Paper (affiliate hyperlink) to cowl the pan after we baked them made a giant distinction in preserving the hen nuggets from sticking to the pan. We additionally used finely floor Almond Flour (affiliate hyperlink), which helped the coating stick higher.

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And though the baked hen nuggets seemed a bit messy once they have been cooking, we completely liked these tasty items of hen! And in the event you’re a mother who’s attempting to comply with a decrease carb consuming plan and on the lookout for issues the youngsters will eat, I promise, you’ll love this recipe! In the event you needed to serve some uncooked veggies to go along with the nuggets and dip, which may make a wholesome and kid-friendly dinner!

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What Dipping Sauce did we serve with the baked Hen Nuggets?

We served the low-carb Baked Hen Nuggets with Grandma Denny’s Home made Ranch Dip, which was excellent with the hen.

Extra Concepts for Low-Carb Dipping Sauces:

In the event you needed some extra choices for tasty dipping sauce for the hen you possibly can attempt Greek Yogurt Dip, Southwestern Ranch Dip, Tzatziki Sauce, Remoulade Sauce, Roasted Pink Pepper and Garlic Aioli Sauce, Double Dill Home made Tartar Sauce, or Sriracha Dipping Sauce.

Need extra choices for low-carb baked hen?

Take a look at Low-Carb and Keto Baked Hen Recipes for heaps extra choices for tasty oven dinners made with hen.

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Tips on how to Make Baked Hen Nuggets:

(Scroll down for full printable recipe, together with dietary data.)

  1. Trim the hen breasts and pound every one simply till they’re near an excellent thickness and never way more than 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Reduce the pounded hen breasts into nuggets.
  3. Combine the mayo, Dijon mustard, white balsamic vinegar (affiliate hyperlink), water, Garlic Powder (affiliate hyperlink), and Poultry Seasoning (affiliate hyperlink) to make the marinade; then put the hen right into a Ziploc bag and let the hen marinate 3-4 hours or all day within the fridge. (You possibly can lower up the hen and blend the marinade the night time earlier than and hold them within the fridge; then simply add the the marinade to the bag earlier than you go to work or go away for the day.)
  4. When it’s time for dinner, dump the hen right into a colander positioned within the sink and let the surplus marinade drip off whereas the oven heats.
  5. Line the sheet pan with Parchment Paper (affiliate hyperlink).
  6. We used a Meals Processor (affiliate hyperlink) collectively the Parmesan cheese, Almond Flour (affiliate hyperlink), poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper, however you may most likely simply combine it with a fork in case your almond flour and Parmesan is finely floor.
  7. One after the other, dip nuggets within the almond flour combination and place on the parchment paper.
  8. Bake the nuggets with out turning for 12-Quarter-hour or till they’re beginning to get browned. Then flip then and cook dinner about 10-12 minutes extra. Whole cooking time can be 20-25 minutes, relying in your pan and oven temperature.
  9. Serve Low-Carb Baked Hen Nuggets sizzling, with Grandma Denny’s Home made Ranch Dip, or one other dip of your alternative. (See extra dipping sauce concepts above.)

baked chicken nuggets on serving plate with green-white napkin and dipping sauce

Make it a Low-Carb Meal:

The baked hen nuggets would style nice with Cucumber Salad with Avocado and Feta, Candy and Bitter Cucumber Salad, Marinated Zucchini Salad, Sugar Snap Pea Salad, or Spinach Salad with Bacon and Feta for a tasty low-carb meal!

Extra Tasty Baked Hen Recipes:

Hen Thighs with Mushrooms

Greek Hen Bake

Baked Buffalo Hen with Melted Blue Cheese

Salsa Verde Hen Bake

Straightforward Baked Pesto Hen



  • 4 very giant boneless, skinless hen breasts

Marinade Components:

  • 2 T mayo
  • 2 T Dijon mustard (see notes)
  • 1 T white balsamic vinegar (see notes)
  • 1 T water
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning

Coating Components:

  • 4 T Parmesan cheese (see notes)
  • 1 cup  almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • salt and contemporary floor black pepper to style (see notes)


  1. Trim any undesirable components from hen, then put every hen breast right into a Ziploc bag and pound with a meat mallet (affiliate hyperlink)(or one thing heavy) till the hen is an excellent thickness, not a lot over 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Reduce the hen breasts into nugget-size items.
  3. Whisk collectively mayo, Dijon, white balsamic vinegar, water, garlic powder, and poultry seasoning.
  4. Place hen strips and marinade in plastic bag and marinate in fridge for at the very least 3-4 hours or so long as all day.
  5. When able to cook dinner, dump hen right into a colander positioned within the sink so the surplus marinade runs off and let hen come to room temperature when you preheat oven to 450F/230C.
  6. If wanted, use a meals processor to finely grind the almond flour (affiliate hyperlink), Parmesan, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper, and put coating in giant flat bowl. (In case your almond flour and Parmesan are each finely floor you may most likely simply stir it along with a fork.)
  7. Cowl baking sheet with Parchment Paper (affiliate hyperlink).
  8. Dip every hen piece into coating, turning to coat either side, and organize in single layer on baking sheet.
  9. Bake with out turning for 12-Quarter-hour, or till the hen is beginning to look just a little brown on the highest.
  10. Then use metallic turner and go underneath every bit of hen to fastidiously flip every bit.
  11. Prepare dinner 10-12 minutes extra on the second facet till hen is nicely browned and cooked by.
  12. Whole cooking time can be 20-25 minutes, relying in your pan and oven temperature.
  13. Serve sizzling.
  14. In the event you’re reheating this within the microwave, watch out to not overcook or it’ll get dry. It’s positively greatest reheated in a sizzling pan or toaster oven.


In the event you don’t love Dijon, use any mustard that appeals to you.

Use barely lower than 1 T white vinegar in the event you don’t need to purchase white balsamic vinegar only for this.

Freshly grated Parmesan is greatest, not the sort that is available in a can. Parmesan is salty so I did not use a lot salt.

Recipe tailored from Cooking New American.

Diet Data:



Serving Measurement:


Quantity Per Serving:
Energy: 293Whole Fats: 17gSaturated Fats: 3gUnsaturated Fats: 13gLdl cholesterol: 73mgSodium: 382mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 30g

Diet data is routinely calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I’m utilizing. I’m not a nutritionist and can’t assure 100% accuracy, since many variables have an effect on these calculations.

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low-carb baked chicken nuggets on serving plate

Low-Carb Food regimen / Low-Glycemic Food regimen / South Seaside Food regimen Recommendations:
I’d think about these Low-Carb Baked Hen Nuggets to be a great possibility for any low-carb consuming plan, together with all phases of the South Seaside Food regimen. For the South Seaside Food regimen, remember to think about the almond meal as your allowance of nuts for the day in the event you’re consuming this for section one.

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Historic Notes for this Recipe:
The tasty baked hen nuggets have been first posted in 2008! The recipe was up to date with new images in 2016, and it was final up to date with extra data in 2022.

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