Wow! These coconut and quinoa chicken strips were first published in November 2014 They needed new photos…why because they deserve a LOT more love than they are getting!
Nuggets are overrated. Whilst overseas the menus always contained nuggets or some incarnation of them. Sometimes they were awesome, sometimes they were lacklustre. These coconut and quinoa chicken strips are more than a nugget…and they certainly aren’t lacklustre!
I intentionally make these as strips rather than nugget shape as they are more versatile. If your kids would prefer to have nuggets, make them as nuggets. Trust me, these make for tender and delicious strips, great for eating with veggies, chopping up to top stirfry noodles or popping into burritos with some fresh salsa!
Since starting to make these…my kids refuse usual nuggets. This is great news to me as they are making a much healthier choice by eating these chicken strips.
They are baked, not fried, contain good yummy stuff and look like traditional “chicken nuggets”. Which is fabulous as I always have a stash of these in the freezer. Let me tell you though, the shape of these is not limited to nuggets or strips. Trust me, they are great as popcorn chicken…just chop the chicken breast into bite size pieces and
If you want to make these coconut and quinoa chicken strips even more awesome just add the glaze from honey lime chicken drumsticks. Seriously, coconut and lime is a winning combination. Serve them with sweet potato fries for the ultimate fakeaway!