Golden Chicken Nuggets

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 dozen

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
The ultimate bite-size treats, chicken nuggets get the star treatment when you make them at home. I usually serve these herb-breaded baked bites with a sweet-and-sour sauce for dipping. —Karen Owen, Rising Sun, Indiana
Golden Chicken Nuggets Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first four ingredients. In another shallow bowl, add butter, Dip chicken in butter; roll in crumb mixture.
  2. Place in a single layer on an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

2 chicken nuggets: 77 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.