Project Description

Baked Chicken NuggetsBaked 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 a single layer and lightly mist with olive oil. Turn and mist the other side. Roll tenders in bread crumbs to coat. Arrange in a 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