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Freezer Friendly Healthy Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

In my version of gluten free chicken nuggets, I use whole grain old fashioned gluten free oats, I coat it in flavourful mustard and bake them in the oven.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 260kcal
Author Abbey Sharp


  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp herbs de provence
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp mustard (Dijon, Honey or Yellow)
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  • To a food processor, add the garlic, oats, cheese, salt, paprika, herbs, and pepper. Process until the texture of course flour.
  • Put the mustard in a plastic baggy and add the chicken. Rub until fully coated with the mustard.
  • Put the oat mixture in another bag and then toss in the chicken. Shake until fully coated.
  • Bake uncovered for 15 minutes, flipping the chicken once half way through.
  • Allow to cool to room temp, then pop this on a baking sheet lined with wax paper and freeze until frozen solid (about 1 hour). Transfer to a freezer bag labeled with the date.
  • When ready to eat, you can re-bake the nuggets from frozen for 8-10 min at 425 F or pop in the microwave for a 1-2 min.


Calories: 260kcal