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Crispy Chicken Nuggets

Bryon Dean Thomas

"This is easy and a quick kids meal."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 213 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. Beat egg, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Pour crushed cereal into a separate bowl. Coat chicken pieces in egg mixture. Press chicken pieces into cereal until coated.
  2. Heat oil and butter together in skillet over medium heat; cook and stir chicken until coating is golden brown and meat is no longer pink in the center, about 7 minutes.
  3. Whisk preserves and water together in a saucepan over medium-low until heated through and smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve apricot sauce with chicken nuggets.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 213 calories; 10.3 g fat; 16.6 g carbohydrates; 13.9 g protein; 59 mg cholesterol; 129 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I have been making something similar for my family, but I use boneless breast pieces, not cut into nuggets. I add season all, old bay, any seasons that you like to the rice krispies. Then I pl...

Most helpful critical review

Tasted good but will add more seasoning next time. Rather bland for adults.

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I have been making something similar for my family, but I use boneless breast pieces, not cut into nuggets. I add season all, old bay, any seasons that you like to the rice krispies. Then I pl...

Kids will love this! Adults will want to add more seasoning (I like Papa's Seasoning Salt from this site). I made this as directed. It took me 30 minutes from start to finish, but that was wi...

I made these tonight for the family. I used Rice Krispies and crushed them in a ziploc bag then added some seasoned salt. I cut chicken breast into thick strips and soaked in an egg wash then p...

Finally got around to making these and they were terrific! Marianne's picture made my mouth water last week and I knew I had to make them. With her suggestion of adding more spices, garlic powde...

Made this for my wife tonight because we never know what to make with chicken anymore. She loved it! Huge hit, thanks.

Better than Cick-Fil-A!

Excellent. I didn't have Rice Krispies but had corn chex cereal so used that instead This was fantastic and will make again.

My husband and I loved this recipe! I used two large chicken breasts and coated as instructed. I hate frying things, so I baked in the oven at 350 for about 16 minutes and they came out juicy ...

Tasted good but will add more seasoning next time. Rather bland for adults.