Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets

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

Ingredients

40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 308 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 19.3 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 989 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cut chicken breasts into 1 1/2-inch sized pieces. In a medium bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, cheese, salt, thyme and basil. Mix well. Put melted butter in a bowl or dish for dipping.
  3. Dip chicken pieces into the melted butter first, then coat with the breadcrumb mixture. Place the well-coated chicken pieces on a lightly greased cookie sheet in a single layer, and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I learned a great tip to crisp up chicken on the food channel show..Calorie Commando. Place chicken on a wire rack (like the kind you cool cookies on). This allows the bottom of the chicken cris...

these were great! Very tasty and crisp and much better than fried. I used a beaten egg to get the batter to stick rather than melted butter for a lower fat content.

Best chicken nuggets that I have ever had. I used some suggestions from the reviews, and they turned out very well. I used skim milk to coat the chicken pieces, instead of butter, before coati...