Chicken Nuggets Recipe Video

Try these low-fat chicken nuggets instead of getting loaded up with 12g of fat per serving at a fast food restaurant. No processed meat or deep frying here—these tasty chicken nuggets are baked. …

Special Diets: Heart Healthy Recipe and Diabetes Recipe

Category: Entrees, Heart Healthy, and Diabetes Friendly

Ingredients

4 servings

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup low fat buttermilk or skim milk
  • 1 cup finely crushed cornflakes

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.Cut chicken into 1-1/2 -inch pieces. In a bowl combine flour, paprika, pepper and salt. Roll chicken pieces in the flour mixture to cover on all sides, shaking off excess flour. Set aside.In a small bowl lightly beat egg whites and buttermilk. In another bowl, place the cornflakes. Dip each chicken piece into egg mixture then coat with cornflakes, covering completely.Place a wire rack on top of a baking sheet. Arrange chicken pieces in a single layer on rack. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, turning halfway through cooking, until golden. Serve with ketchup or honey mustard, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size about 4 pieces

Amount Per Serving

Calories
166
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    2g
    3%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    40mg
    13%
  • Sodium
    641mg
    27%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    4%
  • Dietary Fiber
    1g
    4%
  • Protein
    27g
    54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.