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Baked Chicken Nuggets

Sabrina Yasmin
40 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Baked Chicken Nuggets RECIPE

Chicken Nuggets are probably one of the most favourite snacks of kids. Most often they demand for some nuggets as afternoon snacks. Generally we fry the readymade frozen nuggets and serve them. But these frozen readymade nuggets are not so good for our kids. So why not make their favourite snack at home and in a very healthy way. This recipe of chichen nuggets is so easy and super delicious. They are even better in taste and most important ..they are baked and not fried.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Appetizers
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 2 or 250 grams Chicken breasts
  2. 1 egg
  3. 1/2 cup cornflakes
  4. 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  5. 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  6. 1 teaspoon soya sauce
  7. 1/2+1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  8. 1/4th teaspoon Chilli powder
  9. 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  10. 1/4+1/4th teaspoon Garlic powder
  11. 1/4th teaspoon Onion powder
  12. 1/4+1/4th teaspoon Salt
  13. 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  14. 1/4th teaspoon Thyme
  15. 1 teaspoon olive oil


  1. Clean and cut chicken in small pieces.
  2. Marinade chicken pieces with 1/4th teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon soya sauce,1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper, 1/4th teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4th teaspoon chilli powder.
  3. Mix well and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
  4. Take 1/2 cup of cornflakes and grind it coarsely.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and add 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs to it.
  6. Add 1/4th teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1/4th teaspoon thyme, 1/4th teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4th teaspoon of onion powder.
  7. Mix well and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  8. With your finger tips mix well to incorporate oil nicely to the crumbs.
  9. In another bowl add together one egg, remaining crushed black pepper and 1 teaspoon of water.
  10. Mix together.
  11. Both the coatings are now ready to use.
  12. Take baking tray and above it place the wired rack.
  13. Preheat oven at 200 degree C for 10 minutes.
  14. Take one piece of marinated chicken piece, dip it in egg mixture.
  15. Take out from egg mixture and dab it to crumb mixture. Coat nicely and uniformly.
  16. Place it to the wired rack.
  17. In the same way coat all the chicken pieces and place in the rack.
  18. Place the tray in the middle of the oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  19. After 20 minutes take out the tray and turn all the pieces.
  20. Bake for another 10 minutes.
  21. Remove from oven and let them cool for 10 minutes.
  22. Serve these delicious nuggets warm with kid's favourite sauce.They are crisp from outside and juicy inside with full of flavours.

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