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Cheesy turkey nuggets with smoking chips

Cheesy turkey nuggets with smoking chips

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A healthy family meal that swaps chicken for leaner turkey meat, coated in a crispy Parmesan breaded crust, served with paprika fries

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal429
low insalt0.7g


  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp finely grated parmesan
  • 3 garlic cloves , 1 crushed, 2 finely chopped
  • 500g pack turkey breast pieces, large chunks halved to make 16 pieces in all
  • 750g large potato , cut into thick chips
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 65g fresh breadcrumb (all crusts if possible)
  • ½-1 tsp smoked paprika
  • salad , to serve


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Beat the egg in a bowl with the Parmesan, crushed garlic and some seasoning, then stir in the turkey pieces.

  • STEP 2

    Toss potatoes in the oil, then spread out on a baking tray and bake for 15 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, toss the turkey into the breadcrumbs and spread out on another baking tray. Take the chips from the oven and tip in a bowl with the chopped garlic, paprika and sea salt. Mix well, then spread back out on the tray and return to the oven with the turkey. Bake for 10-12 mins, then serve with a salad.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2013

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