Lower Fat Chicken Nuggets with Homemade Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce

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Serving Size: 3 nuggets, 4.8 oz total
Recipe adapted from:
Syd Bailey
Looking for an alternative to highly processed store-bought nuggets with mystery ingredients? These delicious baked chicken nuggets are the answer! Popular with kids as well as adults, these nuggets are lower in fat and include a homemade, sugar-free BBQ sauce for dipping.
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  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl mix together the ground chicken, taco seasoning, and egg.
  • Place pretzel crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  • Take a golf ball size piece of chicken mixture, form it into a ball, then flatten into a nugget about 2-2.5 inches wide. Place in pretzel crumbs pressing gently to coat. Place nugget on a baking sheet and repeat with remaining chicken and coating. You should end up with at least 3 pieces per serving selected.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until golden and crispy. Flip halfway through baking time.