• Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets


    - 1 egg
    - 2 tablespoons of milk
    - 3 1/2 cups of cornflakes, crushed
    - 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into nugget sized pieces
    - 1/4 cup of barbeque sauce, ketchup, or mustard for dipping sauce
    - non-stick cooking spray


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
    2. Whisk the egg and milk together in a small mixing bowl with a fork.
    3. Place cornflakes in a plastic bag; crush.
    4. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then shake with cornflakes to coat.
    5. Put coated chicken on a baking sheet coated with non-stick cooking spray
    6. Carefully place pan in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
    7. Carefully remove the baking pan from oven.
    8. Serve nuggets with barbeque, ketchup, or mustard dipping sauce.

    Nutritional Information

    250 calories                  
    Total Carbohydrate  24g
    Total Fat                  3g
    Saturated Fat           1g
    Protein                  30g
    Dietary Fiber         <1g
    Sodium               480mg

    Makes 4 servings
    Serving size: 6 nuggets

    Recipe provided by Steps to Health program: NC Cooperative Extension