Thursday, October 1, 2015

Chicken Nuggets!

baked, not fried

This recipe is kid tested and approved.  If you strive to remove processed foods from your daily diet while maintaining convenience then this is a dish for you.  They go together quick, contain real chicken and bake in just 15 minutes.

now for the details....

Just 7 ingredients...chicken, water, corn flakes, Parmesan cheese, potato flakes, garlic salt and pepper

Form into little nuggets and place on a pan...

Bake for 15 minutes, turning half way through

here comes the recipe...

what you need:

  • 1 pound of chicken breasts (boneless/skinless)
  • 1 Tablespoon potato flakes
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

what you need to do with it:

  • In food processor combine Chicken, potato flakes, water, garlic salt, pepper and chop it up until its pretty fine
  • put the chicken mixture into another bowl and clean food processor bowl
  • place corn flakes (about 2 3/4 cups) into food processor and process until finely ground
  • in a bowl, plate or pie pan combine the corn flakes and Parmesan cheese
  • scoop a small amount of chicken, 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons and form into a nugget, rolling in the corn flakes until well coated
  • place coated nuggets on a parchment lined sheet pan
  • bake for 15 minutes @ 375F, flipping half way through
if you want to freeze them for later use just stop prior to the baking step.  put the sheet pan in the freezer for a couple hours and then transfer the nuggets to a ziplock bag and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.  when ready to bake just toss on a sheet pan and bake as directed above


  1. Super simple for something that tasted fantastic. A definite must make.

  2. I'm learning that I really need a food processor.