Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe
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Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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These crispy chicken nuggets have just the right amount of spice. Yogurt makes them extra tender. —Lee Evans, Queen Creek, Arizona
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups whole wheat or regular panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • Honey mustard, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. Mix first six ingredients; stir in chicken to coat.
Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; add chicken, one piece at a time, and toss to coat. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
Bake until lightly browned and chicken is no longer pink, 18-20 minutes. If desired, serve with honey mustard. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 222 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 481mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups whole wheat or regular panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • Honey mustard, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Mix first six ingredients; stir in chicken to coat.
  2. Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; add chicken, one piece at a time, and toss to coat. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake until lightly browned and chicken is no longer pink, 18-20 minutes. If desired, serve with honey mustard. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017

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jessicadidion User ID: 5048007 268168
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2017

"Great flavor. It seemed like there would not be enough yogurt mixture, but it worked out just right. My only gripe is that they did not brown up in the oven as they would of had they been fried (obviously)."

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C-Ro User ID: 6104789 266253
Reviewed May. 23, 2017

"Delicious! Agreed, just the right amount of spicy."

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jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 264877
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2017

"Great recipe!! Tender and crispy. Super easy to make. Whole family loved them."

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