45 minutesDinner

Chicken nuggets with green beans and BBQ mayo

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 8 oz green beans
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Cut chicken thigh into bite-sized nuggets. Trim green beans. In a bowl, whisk egg until light and frothy. Set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine parmesan, onion powder and a pinch of salt and pepper. Dip chicken pieces in egg, then transfer to parmesan mixture and toss to coat.

  3. In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt 1 tbsp coconut oil. Once hot, add coated chicken pieces and fry until well browned on all sides, about 10 minutes total. Turn occasionally to insure even cooking.

  4. While chicken is cooking, Heat another skillet over medium-high heat and melt remaining 1 tbsp coconut oil. Add green beans and cook 5 to 6 minutes, until just beginning to brown. Season lightly with salt and transfer to a serving plate.

  5. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, tomato paste, smoked paprika, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve green beans and nuggets with dipping sauce.