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Baked Chicken Nuggets

Prep Time:

1 Hour

Cook Time:

45 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe

Want to feel like a kid again? One way is to enjoy the meals you did when you were young like chicken nuggets. This lightened up version is lower in carb that your kids favorite meal, and when you add a dipping sauce like a honey mustard vinaigrette you elevate your dish to new levels.


  • 1 1⁄2 cups (90g) panko breadcrumbs

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1 tsp. black pepper

  • 1 tsp. onion powder

  • 1 tsp. paprika

  • 1⁄2 tsp. garlic powder

  • 1⁄4 tsp. cayenne pepper

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tbsp. almond milk

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into cubes


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

  • Place the panko breadcrumbs into a medium bowl, add the dried spices, and mix through. 

  • In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and almond milk.

  • Dip the chicken first into the egg mixture and then toss in the breadcrumbs until completely coated.

  • Place each cube of chicken onto the lined baking tray and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until golden and cooked through.

  • Serve with sauce your choice.

Calories 331

Fat 14 g

Carbohydrates 18 g

Protein 32 g

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