Want me to let you in on a little secret?
Word on the street is that Chick-Fil-A nuggets are injected with pickle juice! I know – crazy, huh?!
I can not confirm nor deny that Chick-Fil-A injects or marinates their nuggets in pickle juice – but I decided to see if it worked!! So I made up my own version of pickle-juice marinated chicken nuggets at home…and of course, they had to be gluten-free and boosted with superfoods too!!
They were a hit! So I thought I would share the recipe…
Chick-Fil-A Style Gluten Free Nuggets
*Avoid using any kind of pickle juice that contains artificial colors – I like Bubbies or other natural brind/fermented pickles. If you don’t have time for this step, you can skip it – just season the chicken or egg wash with a sprinkle of Himalayan salt.
Enjoy with some organic ketchup, BBQ sauce, or this:
Quick n’ Easy Honey Mustard Sauce:
Stir all together, taste & adjust. Serve with chicken nuggets.
Wanting a yummy superfood boosted mac n cheese to go along with this recipe? This free Cooking with Superfoods eBook has a gluten-free mac n’ cheese recipe that is loaded with butternut squash and boosted with nutritional yeast!
Article written by Nutritionist Sara Vance, author of the book The Perfect Metabolism Plan A regular guest on Fox 5 San Diego, you can see many of Sara’s segments on her media page. She also offers corporate nutrition, school programs, consultations, and affordable online eCourses. Download her free 40+ page Metabolism Jumpstart eBook here.
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