Monday, April 2, 2012
The Chicken Nugget Fascination: How About Quinoa Nuggets?
I find it fascinating that nearly all picky eaters seem to love chicken nuggets.
What is it about the nugget? Is it the size? Is the the "dip" factor? What did picky eaters eat before chicken nuggets were invented?
I've been having fun exploring quinoa recipes lately and decided to try making a quinoa nugget. Would it have the same appeal (so far.... no.) I'm still working on getting the flavor just right, but thought that adding "dips," might make it more fun.
I served them with ketchup, mustard, salsa, and mayonnaise mixed with Frank's Hot Sauce (the best dip in my opinion.)
My kids said that they were ok, my husband said they were definitely better with the hot sauce dip... I'll keep working on the recipe and post it when it gets better reviews :)
Have you cooked with Quinoa? What spices work well? Are your kids nugget fanatics?