gluten-free chicken nugget parmigiana and gluten-free spaghetti on a white plate sitting on a board.

Our quick and easy gluten-free chicken nugget parmigiana will become a family favourite.

Chicken Nugget Parmigiana

This family-friendly recipe for quick and easy chicken nugget parmigiana will soon become a favourite.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main, Main Course
Servings 4


  • 400 g gluten-free chicken nuggets
  • 1 jar gluten-free tomato pesto
  • 200 g baby bocconcini thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 340 g gluten-free spaghetti
  • Fresh basil to serve (optional)


  • Prepare chicken nuggets and spaghetti according to directions on the packet.
  • Preheat grill to high.
  • When nuggets are cooked arrange on a baking tray. Top each nugget with a dollop of pesto, a slice of bocconcini and sprinkle with Parmesan. Place under preheated grill for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese has melted and is golden.
  • Divide nuggets between 4 plates. Serve with pesto spaghetti topped with fresh basil (if desired).
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Image: Brandee Meier Photography