Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Easy Healthier Chicken Nuggets

I found this recipe here and it has become something I make at least once a week. 
Abby loves it for lunch or dinner. 
I have used the nuggets to throw in some pasta with Guiltless Alfredo Sauce or on top of salads. 
They make great leftovers and can be kept in the fridge for a few days. 
Abby even likes them cold the next day. 

Healthier Chicken Nuggets


2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
salt and pepper 
2 tsp olive oil 
6 tbsp whole wheat Italian style breadcrumbs 
2 tbsp panko 
2 tbsp parmesan cheese 
non-stick spray 


Preheat oven to 425 and spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray. 

Put the olive oil in one bowl and all other ingredients in a large Ziploc bag. 

Roll the chicken pieces in  the olive oil and then a few pieces at a time drop them in the Ziploc and give it a good shake, coating the chicken pieces. Pull out the pieces and place on cookie sheet. Repeat until all pieces are coated and on sheet. 

Spray the tops of the chicken nuggets with non-stick spray and pop in the oven for 8-10 minutes. 
Flip over and cook for 4-5 more minutes or until cooked through. 

Abby enjoys hers with some oven baked fries and fresh fruit (and "ranch for dipping, of course!").

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  1. Those look delicious! I'm a huge fan of chicken nuggets but am trying to eat healthier! Thanks for posting!


  2. HI! Just wanted to let you know I'm featuring this recipe on Tasty Tuesday tomorrow. Come by and grab a button, thanks for linking!!!