Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Nuggets
Makes about 12 nuggets
2 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
Mozzarella cheese, cut into 1" squares
2 Tablespoons milk
1 cup gf flour
1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and flatten with a kitchen mallet. Cut flattened breasts into 2 or 3 strips lengthwise depending on size of breasts. Cut each strip in half.
Sprinkle each chicken piece with salt and place a square of cheese in center of chicken. Roll chicken around cheese so that cheese is completely covered with chicken. Hold in place with a toothpick. Repeat for all chicken pieces.
Beat egg with a fork, add milk and blend. Pour egg mixture onto a dinner plate.
Pour flour onto a separate dinner plate.
Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over
medium-high heat. When oil is hot, dip chicken pieces into flour, then egg mixture, then flour again and carefully place in skillet. Brown nuggets on all sides.
Remove to a plate with a paper towel and sprinkle with salt. Remove toothpicks and serve immediately.