Herbed Chicken Nuggets


These chicken nuggets are tender and delicious! Many friends have asked for the recipe and my husband loves them!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes

  • ½ cup dried bread crumbs, seasoned

  • ½ cup wheat germ

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Trim any fat from chicken and cut into 1-inch cubes.

  3. In a bowl, beat the eggs with the water and add the chicken.

  4. Combine the parsley, thyme, red pepper, bread crumbs, wheat germ, basil and pepper. Stir in the oil with a fork and mix well to distribute evenly. Pour seasoning mixture into a resealable plastic bag and toss the chicken pieces to coat.

  5. Place coated chicken pieces on the prepared baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes, turn the pieces, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

309 Calories
10g Fat
19g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 309
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 378mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 524mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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