Dinosaur bites

Fun eating for kids with these delicious dino nuggets.

Shopping list:

  • 1kg chicken breast mince
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 carrot finely diced
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 1 capsicum finely diced
  • Zest of 2 lemons & 2 limes
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1 bunch chopped fresh thyme
  • 300grams breadcrumbs
  • 1 whole egg
  • 200ml milk
  • Salt & pepper

  • Step 1

    Sautee the diced vegetables in a pan with a little vegetable oil until they are just softened. Let cool and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Place the chicken mince into a food processor and blitz until it combines together. Add the whole eggs one at a time.

  • Step 3

    Pour this mixture into a bowl and mix through the sautéed vegetables and chopped fresh thyme.

  • Step 4

    Season this with salt & pepper.

  • Step 5

    Mix the milk with the whole egg, set aside in a bowl. In a food processor pulse the breadcrumbs together with the lemon zest and salt & pepper.

  • Step 6

    Pour the chicken mix onto a tray. Flatten it out and then bake on 150C for approximately 10 minutes or until cooked through.

  • Step 7

    Let cool, then cut them out with dinosaur cutters or animal cutters

  • Step 8

    Dust the cut outs with flour, then dunk them in the milk/egg mix and then cover them liberally with the breadcrumbs.

  • Step 9

    Cut the sweet potato in a little vegetable oil, salt & pepper then roast at 185C for 10-12 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.

  • Step 10

    Brown the dinosaur cut outs in vegetable oil until golden brown. Serve with herb mayonnaise.