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Herbed Chicken Nuggets

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Herbed Chicken Nuggets

Delicious, easy to prepare, chicken nuggets are baked for a more healthy choice of this favorite!
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Servings: 4
Calories: 309kcal


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Trim any fat from chicken and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs with the water and add the chicken.
  • Combine the parsley, thyme, red pepper, bread crumbs, wheat germ, basil and pepper. Stir in the oil with a fork and mix well to distribute evenly. Pour seasoning mixture into a resealable plastic bag and toss the chicken pieces to coat.
  • Place coated chicken pieces on the prepared baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes, turn the pieces, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.7g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 9.7g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 378mg | Potassium: 524mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 4mg