Chicken Nuggets For Healthy Kids

These delicious juicy chicken nuggets are packed protein and vegies to support optimal children’s growth and development. They are quick and easy to make and a winner for dinner and lunch too.  They are so popular with kids, cook double at the weekend and freeze them for a rainy day.


  • ½ cup rice breadcrumbs or almond meal
  • 500gm chicken breast mince
  • 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 carrot, finely grated
  • 1 zucchini, finely grated
  • 270gm can corn kernels, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons coconut oil for shallow frying
  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC (375oF).
  2. Using your hands squeeze grated zucchini to remove excess liquid.
  3. In a bowl, combine the chicken mince, egg, zucchini and carrot and mix together.
  4. Shape tablespoons of the mix into nuggets and coat in rice crumbs.
  5. Cook nuggets in a baking dish for 20 to 30 minutes until golden turning over half away through cooking.
  6. Serve with mashed vegies or dip of choice.
  7. Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Serves: 8

Children’s Health Tip

Perfect for either a bento box with or equally as delicious mashed and served in a wrap or sandwich.  Serve with a dollop of creamy Greek-style or coconut yoghurt. 

Recipe created by Fiona Stock, Children’s Naturopath for Healthy Kids – Naturopath in Melbourne.

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