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Zesty Crimini "Chicken" Nuggets

Zesty Crimini "Chicken" Nuggets

When the craving for crispy chicken nuggets strikes, enjoy these crispy, baked crimini nuggets without the extra processing, added sodium, and guilt.



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place mushrooms, black beans, corn, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, and green onions into food processor. Blend until the consistency of ground beef.
  3. Whip egg, hot sauce, cumin and salt together in medium size bowl. Add mushroom mixture, whole wheat flour, and oats to egg mixture. Mix to blend.
  4. Place panko in shallow baking dish. Coat 1 tablespoon mushroom mixture with panko and place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 14 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  6. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep time: 30 mins | Cook time: 14 mins | Total time: 44 mins
Serves: 4 (32 chicken nuggets)

Recipe courtesy of Stephanie Wilson, RDN and Recipe Redux.

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