Chicken Nuggets Recipe
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Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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I like to make these golden chicken nuggets because they're so quick and easy and the whole family loves them. The seasoning can also be used on chicken breast halves to make great sandwiches. -Annette Ellyson, Carolina, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked chicken equals 212 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch


  1. In a large resealable bag, combine the first six ingredients. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness, then cut into 1-1/2-in. pieces. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, to bag and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil in batches for 6-8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Nuggets in Taste of Home February/March 1996, p33

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"These were fantastic! Just the right amount of flaver and they were very juicy. My kids absolutely loved them. They were so much better than store bought! I will definitely make these again and again!"

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