Parmesan Chicken Nuggets Recipe
Parmesan Chicken Nuggets are lightly breaded and bake in the oven for a healthy version that's quick and easy too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 2 Pounds Chicken, boneless, skinless cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
- 2 Tablespoons butter melted
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1/3 cup bread crumbs, seasoned whole wheat
- 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese finely grated
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Pat chicken dry with a paper towel.
Combine melted butter and olive oil in a large bowl.
Add chicken pieces to bowl with butter/olive oil mixture. Turn chicken in bowl until all pieces are coated with the buttery mixture.
Add remaining ingredients to a separate large bowl with lid and stir to combine.
Lift chicken pieces coated in butter into bowl with breading, allowing excess butter drip off before adding each piece to the breading bowl.
Seal breading bowl tightly and gently turn until chicken is coated with breading.
Place chicken on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Press any breading left behind in the bowl over the top of the nuggets.
Bake for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 559mg | Vitamin A: 4.1% | Vitamin C: 3.7% | Calcium: 7.3% | Iron: 5.7%