Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

July/August 2010

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Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. Blackberries (or raspberries, if you prefer) combined with whole-grain mustard make for a sweet-and-savory dipping sauce. Serve with: Steamed broccoli and carrots.

"Since we have been dieting I have been trying all kinds of healthy recipes from online and so far this is our favorite. We have made it twice now and I am making it again this week. So Yummy! "

30 Reviews for Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

I totally love this dish! It proved to my husband that healthy food can be delicious and not be covered by a sauce or gravy! I didn't have fresh blackberries, so I used seedless blackberry jam (only about 1/4 cup or so) to mix in with the honey and mustard. Top notch! This will be my go-go recipe often, especially when I'm craving chicken with a coating! Yummy! I'm gonna share it with everyone I know!

quick, easy, tasty, delightful

The chicken nuggets themselves were good. However, we weren't a big fan of the sauce. I used fresh rasberries from the farmer's market and the sauce was very gritty and hard to chew...we ended up just using ketchup.

easy, healthy, low calorie

not as delicious as I expected. The sauce was just so so though I felt good about serving blackberries for dipping. The chicken was also just good but nothing spectacular. The younger of my kids didn't even use the sauce but devoured the chicken. Wouldn't add to our repertoire.

Chicken yes, mustard no

Okay, maybe I did something wrong, but I didn't really like the mustard. It's not that it was bad - it tasted fine - but I didn't understand how the flavors went together at all. I did use raspberries instead of blackberries, so maybe that that something to do with it? Still a good recipe, though.

moist, easy to make, quick, cheap
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Anonymous wrote 3 years 9 weeks ago

I take it back! I take it all

I take it back! I take it all back! A few bites into the meal and I was enthusiastically dipping the chicken into the plate of raspberry mustard I had on the side. I would up this to four stars.

Tasty, Easy and Elegant

This was my first every gluten free meal and it turned out well. I felt satisfied after eating it and serving it with rice noodles and a romaine lettuce salad. The chicken turned out moist. I did use some extra oil to get the chicken a little crispier. I enjoyed the blackberry sauce with the combination sweet and tart taste.

simple to prepare, tasty, healthy

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