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Favorite Golden Chicken Nuggets

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.


5 servings

“My grandchildren all love chicken nuggets," writes Donna Louderback from Arkansas City, Kansas, "and they think this recipe tops those from the fast-food restaurants.” For a fun dipping sauce, mix together 1/2 cup of mayonnaise with 1/2 cup of your favorite salsa.
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  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups crushed sesame snack crackers (about 38 crackers)
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Place crackers in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in mayonnaise mixture, then coat with cracker crumbs.
  2. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink.

Nutrition Facts

6 piece: 466 calories, 27g fat (3g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein.

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