My husband recently got a new job. He does not have time to sit down and eat lunch every day, and really needs a grab and go style meal that is easy to eat while driving. This is rather difficult on the HCG diet, because even if you are going low carbs, you could usually make a wrap sandwich with a tortilla at least. He cannot have tortillas so time to get creative!
I am on a support page for all Omnitrition products, but it often is used for support the HCG plan. I asked for suggestions on grab and go meals and the only thing I really got were a few suggestions for chicken strips or chicken nuggets. Today I decided to try the chicken nuggets. They were surprisingly easy, and really good!
First I turned the oven on 400 and let it pre-heat.
I used what Jeremy uses for salad dressing as the chicken dip, which is really simple to make. The recipe is below.
I took 2 wasa crackers (I used light rye) and put it in the food processor with some onion powder, garlic powder and oregano and created bread crumbs for the breading.
I thawed out a chicken breast and weighed out 4 oz. Once i had the correct amount, I cut them into 6 nuggets. I next dipped the nuggets in the dressing mixture and then coated them one by one in the wasa crackers, placing them on a baking sheet when I was finished.
Next is super simple…put them in the oven for 20 minutes. Pull them out and if you are serving immediately, use a spatula to carefully get them up off the pan without scraping off the breading. I am serving the nuggets with Franks Red Hot Original as dipping sauce.
The nuggets are deliciously tangy. Even though they are baked, they are packed with flavor and very easy to grab and go I hope! I don’t even miss the oil from fried nuggets. 🙂
Serve with some cool cucumber spears to cool your mouth a bit and enjoy!
Salad dressing/dipping sauce:
1 tablespoon Franks Red Hot Original
1 1/2 tablespoon Yellow mustard
splash of Apple Cider Vinegar
4 oz chicken breast
salad dressing above
2 wasa crackers
onion powder, oregano, garlic powder and/or other seasonings to taste
Franks Red Hot for dipping