Recipe Description

crispy_chickenBaked Chicken Nuggets

  • 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs, prepared
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • salt and pepper
  • Olive oil or cooking spray

Season bread crumbs

  • 2/3 cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 3 T. cornstarch
  • 3 T. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 t. dried basil
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • 1/4 t. garlic powder
  • 1/2 t. ground thyme
  • 1/2 t. onion powder

Honey-Mustard Sauce

  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3 T. honey


  • Prepare bread crumbs and set aside.
  • Rinse chicken breast tenders under cool water. Remove any tendons. Pat dry with paper towels. Cut into 1-inch pieces.
  • Toss tenders with garlic, lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Marinate for about 10 minutes.
  • Spread tenders in single layer and lightly mist with olive oil. Turn and mist other side. Roll tenders in bread crumbs to coat. Arrange in single layer on baking pan lightly misted with olive oil or cooking spray.
  • Bake at 500 degrees for 5 minutes. Turn and bake for 2 more minutes until juice runs clear when chicken is pricked with a fork.
  • Serve with your favorite barbecue or honey mustard sauce.

Servings: 8

Nutrition Info:

  • Calories: 201
  • Fat: 4gm
  • CHO: 10gm
  • Fiber: 0.6gm
  • Protein: 29gm