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Tender Chicken Nuggets for 4 Recipe

Tender Chicken Nuggets for 4 Recipe

Four ingredients are all it takes to create these moist golden bites that are healthier than fast food. "I serve them with ranch dressing and barbecue sauce for dipping," reports Lynne Hahn of Winchester, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs and cheese. In a shallow bowl, beat the egg white. Dip chicken pieces in egg white, then place in bag and shake to coat.
  • 2. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounce-weight: 194 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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gailmarie50 User ID: 5762262 86797
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2013

"Add some Bell's to the mix"

Mbanales User ID: 3920197 124640
Reviewed May. 20, 2013

"best chicken nuggets, I liked that their diabetic friendly"

BeccaM68 User ID: 1609115 43872
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2012

"I haven't tried this recipe but I make one that is similar I found in a Taste of Home Cookbook. You use Ranch Dressing instead of the egg whites as a dip before the bread crumbs and my son loves them. I gave the recipe to friends at work and their kids also loved them."

doodle4980 User ID: 6823673 116313
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

"i havent tried it, HOPE IT IS GOOD"

MDTNC238 User ID: 1691406 124638
Reviewed May. 3, 2012

"Very good and very easy = very important when you're a busy mom! The only difference I made with this was I made chicken tenders instead of chicken nuggets so I had to cook it longer."

sloscudo User ID: 6636656 61117
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"This recipe is amazing! I added hot sauce to the egg whites to make them like Buffalo chicken nuggets!"

donna34 User ID: 6012457 124636
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2011

"my kids always ask for this recipe"

nataliepooh User ID: 1727 54265
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Delicious, way better than the restaurant nuggets, and very easy! I floured the chicken cubes before dipping in the egg white. It makes the breading stick better, but you may have to use an extra white, since the flour seems to soak up more."

tuscalooso User ID: 2401195 83847
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2011

"Excellent, easy and the whole family voted it as a keeper!"

joedebfry User ID: 265172 116276
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"I also tried a gluten-free version by crushing a mixture of rice chex and corn chex, plus dried parsley and Mrs. Dash seasoning for chicken. Very good!"

raileigh13 User ID: 996248 137191
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"easy to make and my picky chicken loving child loves them! I double all of the ingredients except I only use one egg white and it turns out great."

eortiz921 User ID: 5282115 43871
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2010

"These are so quick to make, and yummy! Me and my husband love these!!! =)"

JessicaJason User ID: 5004512 83801
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2010

"My Family really liked these! We used a ranch bread crumbs instead but it only increased the calories by about 1 calorie. YUMMY"

texastransplant User ID: 3135645 124632
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"i can't wait to try this. Real chicken nuggets!"

maceyj0 User ID: 1748978 45629
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"I make these all the time, and my 2 year old LOVES them!"

dohagan User ID: 1258186 54264
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2009

"I must say these were awesome - we served them with other finger foods at New Years and they were a hit!"

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