Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

oven baked chicken nuggets

Makes 4 servings

Serving Size: 6 nuggets


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • 2 3/4 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into nugget size pieces
  • 1/4 cup fat-free dressing such as ranch or honey mustard, barbecue sauce, or ketchup for dipping sauce
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Whisk the egg and milk together in a small mixing bowl with a fork.
  3. Place cornflakes in a plastic bag; crush finely. Add Italian seasoning to crushed cornflakes and mix well.
  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 the oven.
  8. Serve nuggets with dipping sauce of your choice.

Nutrition information Per Serving
265 calories
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Protein 38 g
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sodium 240 mg
Good Source of Iron
Recipe analyzed without dipping sauce.

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