Pistachio Chicken Nuggets
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24 pieces
Serves: 3-4
  • 1½ cups (about 150 grams) of peeled pistachios
  • 1 pound (about 500 grams) of ground chicken or turkey
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup (about 70 grams) whole wheat or spelt flour
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Ground red paprika
  1. Place unsalted peeled pistachios in a food processor or high speed blender and process until you get pistachio flour. Sift the pistachio flour in a medium bowl.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground meat, one egg, about two tablespoons of whole wheat or spelt flour, salt, paprika, half of teaspoon of red paprika, and crushed garlic.
  3. Place whole wheat or spelt flour in a medium bowl.
  4. Whisk 2 eggs in a medium bowl.
  5. Dip chicken pieces into the flour first, then dip them in the egg and lastly coat with the pistachio flour. Place the well-coated chicken nuggets on baking paper in a baking tin and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes on 350°F (180 °C).
Recipe by Amazingly Tasty at http://amazinglytasty.com/pistachio-chicken-nuggets/