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Does Chicken McNUggets have gluten, I enjoy eating them with my kid...

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Does Chicken McNUggets have gluten, I enjoy eating them with my kid...

Yep.. sorry

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Anything breaded will have gluten.

Ian's makes gluten-free nuggets. They also make gluten nuggets, so be careful when you buy. I buy them at Wild Oats.

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Bell & Evans make the best gluten-free chicken nuggets...BY FAR! They taste just like the Tyson nuggets. My son wouldn't touch the Ian's chicken nuggets. Not to offend those who like them, but they taste similar to someone wrapping a stale corn tortilla around a piece of chicken. :ph34r:

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My favorite meal is homemade nuggets. I take equal parts sorghum, buckwheat, and millet flours and pour in a bag. Cut up breast meat chicken, soak in buttermilk for 10 mins. Then toss in the bad, shake, put in a skillet with some hot olive oil (just enough to cover the bottom) and cook, turning, sprinkling salt, pepper, and garlic powder while they cook.

If you do it just right, they get a killer crunchy crust on them. Very delicious. I make a garlic mayo dijon mustard dip.... (drooling)

Steph

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hi, basically anything with a breaded coating is going to have gluten, i just bought some gluten-free bread crumbs and make my own now. you can get the crumbs from this site, i havent found a store that carries them yet.

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Does Chicken McNUggets have gluten, I enjoy eating them with my kid...

Mc Donalds????? NO WAY, NO BURGER KING, NO KFC...

lynn

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Mc Donalds????? NO WAY, NO BURGER KING, NO KFC...

lynn

just thought we should be nicer in our responses, we all made mistakes when we first started. I ate cheerios the entire first week i was "gluten free" because i didn't understand the concept of malt yet =-D

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just thought we should be nicer in our responses, we all made mistakes when we first started. I ate cheerios the entire first week i was "gluten free" because i didn't understand the concept of malt yet =-D

I am sorry. I was not being mean. I am still new at this too. But Mc D's was my daughters favorite food and was told NO WAY it is way contaminated.. Didn't mean to yell. I meant it as a warning.

Really, I am truly sorry.

Good Luck. :D

P.s. you should look and find out if there is a ROCK group where you live. They have been wonderful help and support for us.

Lynn

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Mc Donalds????? NO WAY, NO BURGER KING, NO KFC...

lynn

Would there be a reason the grilled chicken salad at Burger King would not be okay? The heated packet the chicken comes in says "contains soy," and all the dressings are Ken's that I have checked out online and read the labels for.

BF

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There are mixed reviews about grilled chicken at McDonald's because of some sort of marinate or filler or something, I can't remember exactly. I haven't heard anything about the Grilled Chicken at Burger King though, the risk of CC would obviously be extremely high. Might be worth checking out though!

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Bell & Evans make the best gluten-free chicken nuggets...BY FAR! They taste just like the Tyson nuggets. . :ph34r:

where do you find those??

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where do you find those??

Whole Foods, but my regular grocery store (Giant Eagle) has them right there in the regular freezer section. So look. you might be surprised.

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Yep.. sorry

Wellshire farms makes gluten-free kids chicken nuggets that are coated. my daughter loves them..

gl

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Would there be a reason the grilled chicken salad at Burger King would not be okay? The heated packet the chicken comes in says "contains soy," and all the dressings are Ken's that I have checked out online and read the labels for.

BF

sorry that one I dont know. but the grill may be contaminated. I would not chance it.

gl. lynn

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I was recently informed that in Canada Mcdonalds uses corn for breading their McNuggets. Anybody else hear of this?

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This is from the McDonalds website in USA. The McD Canadian website is hard to figure out, I simply wouldn't count on it being different. There isn't any way I could figure out to get menu ingredients on the ".ca" site. I thought I had found it once and my browser crashed. I found a page that talked about fat content and info for diabetics, but not anything for allergens or ingredients.... Maybe you heard that they were fried in Corn Oil?

Chicken McNuggets® (4 piece):

White boneless chicken, water, food starch-modified, salt, seasoning [autolyzed yeast extract, salt, wheat starch, natural flavoring (botanical source), safflower oil,

dextrose, citric acid], sodium phosphates, natural flavor (botanical source). Battered and breaded with: water, enriched flour (bleached wheat flour, niacin, reduced

iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), yellow corn flour, bleached wheat flour, food starch-modified, salt, leavening (baking soda, sodium acid

pyrophosphate, sodium aluminum phosphate, monocalcium phosphate, calcium lactate), spices, wheat starch, dextrose, corn starch.

CONTAINS: WHEAT.

Prepared in vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with TBHQ and citric acid added to preserve freshness). Dimethylpolysiloxane

added as an antifoaming agent.

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Check www.mcdonalds.ca for ingredients in Canada:

"White Meat Chicken McNuggets®: Chicken breast, water, modified corn starch, salt, seasoning [yeast extract, salt,

wheat starch, natural flavour (vegetable source), safflower oil, dextrose, citric acid, and rosemary] natural

extractives of rosemary. Breaded with: water, wheat flour, yellow corn flour, modified corn starch, spices, salt,

baking powder, dextrose, wheat starch, corn starch, modified hydrogenated soybean oil. Cooked in 100%

vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with TBHQ, citric acid and

dimethylpolysiloxane). CONTAINS: WHEAT"

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