Baked Chicken Nuggets

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Chicken nuggets are a real kid-pleaser! Adults will enjoy this recipe for a tasty appetizer, too! Serve warm, with your favorite dipping sauces if desired.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 1 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Cut chicken breasts into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan, basil, thyme, and salt together well in a medium bowl. Put melted butter in a bowl or dish for dipping.

  3. Dip chicken pieces into the melted butter first, then coat with the bread crumb mixture. Place the well-coated chicken nuggets on a lightly greased cookie sheet in a single layer.

  4. Bake nuggets in the preheated oven until browned and chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
19g Fat
15g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 989mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 142mg 11%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 237mg 5%

* 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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