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Chicken Veggie Patties

This chicken veggie patties recipe is soft and juicy and super tasty. I know many of you have children who are really picky about texture this is the chicken nugget alternative for you.

Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken patties, chicken veggie patties, veggie chicken nuggets, veggie patties
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 Patties
Calories 407 kcal
Author Charisse Yu


  • 1/2 c. green zucchini one small zucchini, grated
  • 3 broccoli florets grated (optional)
  • 2 extra small bell peppers chopped finely (optional)
  • 1/4 c. cooked chicken chopped finely (I use rotiserrie chicken)
  • 1/4 c. green onions chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • Olive oil for frying


  1. Wash and grate zucchini and dry with paper towel
  2. Chop all vegetables and set aside
  3. In a bowl, mix all ingredients until well incorporated
  4. In a pan add 2-3 tbs. of olive oil on medium high heat

  5. Using a spoon or ice cream scooper, scoop about a tablespoon of batter onto the pan for each pattie. Use a spoon to flatten the scoop into a patty form. Cook until golden brown and flip on the other side for a few minutes.
  6. Serve with chives and sour cream if desired, or serve with a side of ketchup

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Use store bought rotisserie chicken. It will save so much time and dishes.
  • Don't forget to squeeze out the water from the zucchini after grating
  • A cookie scoop will save you time and keep your hands clean
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Veggie Patties
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 208mg69%
Sodium 128mg5%
Potassium 526mg15%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1030IU21%
Vitamin C 40.6mg49%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 5.3mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.