Baked Homemade Chicken Nuggets

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"Trying to feed a family cheaply, you have to make meals from scratch. this is a quick and easy way to make a kid's favorite meal which we serve with ketchup and mustard so they can dip the nuggets."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (122 g)
  • Calories 247.3
  • Total Fat - 5.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 137.2 mg
  • Sodium - 409.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 3.9 g
  • Protein - 29 g
  • Calcium - 79.3 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Cut chicken breasts into nugget-sized pieces and set aside.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 3

Lightly spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 4

Put corn flakes in large plastic bag and crush to fine texture. Pour into medium-sized bowl. Add Parmesan cheese, salt, onion powder, garlic powder and black pepper to corn flakes.

Step 5

Place eggs in separate small bowl.

Step 6

Place flour in separate small bowl.

Step 7

To bread chicken, coat chicken piece in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in the egg then coat in corn flake mixture.

Step 8

Arrange chicken on prepared baking sheet and bake 12-15 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Very good! I added some poultry seasoning into the mix and it tasted so good with that addition. Another winner for us!

review by:
(6 Jan 2021)


Great lunch with these delicious nuggets. French fries rounded out the meal. So good dipped in ketchup and Ranch dressing

review by:
(21 Dec 2020)


We had these with crispy potato wedges. Made a delicious lunch!

review by:
(23 Dec 2019)


This is a treasure of a recipe. The flavor from these simple ingredients is wonderful! My grandchildren begged me to make chicken nuggets so this came to mind. A winner winner chicken dinner with fries!

review by:
(20 Oct 2018)