Chicken Nugget Meatballs – Low Carb and Gluten Free

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A kid friendly meatball recipe based on everybody’s favorite drive thru chicken nuggets! A low carb, gluten free, keto, atkins, lchf, Paleo friendly recipe.



For the meatball mix:

For the coating:

To assemble and fry:


To make the meatball mix:

  1. Combine the meatball mix ingredients together and mix thoroughly. Chill for 10 minutes. Coat hands lightly with oil (the mix is sticky) and form the mixture into 16 meatballs.

To assembly and fry:

  1. Combine the coating ingredients in a medium bow and mix well. Heat the oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Dip each meatball into the egg, then the coating, then into the hot oil. Cook about 3 minutes per side, turning until all sides are golden brown and the meatballs are cooked through. Serve with your choice of store bought or home made sauces.

To make the chipotle mayonnaise:

  1. Combine 1/4 cup of mayonnaisse and 1 tsp sriracha hot sauce and mix well.

To make the honey mustard:

  1. Combine equal parts honey to mustard (ex. 1/4 cup to 1/4 cup) ** not low carb


Approx nutrition info per serving: 423 calories, 30g fat, 4g net carbs, 27g protein

*doesn’t include dipping sauces