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Guacamole Stuffed Chicken Nuggets

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Guacamole Stuffed Chicken Nuggets

Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 306 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 avocados peeled and pit removed, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 c fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1.5 tbsp garlic minced or pressed
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil plus additional, if needed

Instructions

  1. Peel avocado, remove pit, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Chop cilantro and mince garlic. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, cilantro, and garlic. Add avocado and gently combine, careful to not crush into smaller pieces. Form into mixture into desired nugget size.
  3. In a large skillet, melt coconut oil over medium heat until oil is shimmering.
  4. Place nuggets in oil in small batches to avoid overcrowding the skillet. Cook for approximately 5 minutes on each side, until nuggets reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Watch nuggets closely as some might cook faster than other.
  5. Once cooked, use a slotted spoon to remove nuggets from skillet and place on a towel-lined plate.
  6. Add additional coconut oil to skillet after each batch, as needed. Continue cooking in batches until all remaining nuggets are cooked.
  7. If needed, reheat nuggets in oven at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  8. Serve nuggets with your favorite side dish.
Nutrition Facts
Guacamole Stuffed Chicken Nuggets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Potassium 868mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 6.9%
Vitamin C 8.5%
Calcium 2.1%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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