Lisa's Light Chicken Nuggets

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by The Late Night Gour

Chicken nuggets don't need to be unhealthy. Try these for a tasty alternative to fast food. NOTE: A coworker suggested a similar recipe, which I changed slightly to create this one.

Top Review by Not-so-slim Shady

Wow...this is really great! I was surprised at how good it tasted, considering how low in calories it is. Next time, I'm skipping the McDonald's drive-thru!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425. Coat large baking sheets with cooking spray.
  2. Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces.
  3. Combine flour, chili powder and salt in a plastic bag. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, shaking to coat.
  4. Combine egg and milk in a shallow dish.
  5. Place bread crumbs in another dish.
  6. Using tongs, dip chicken into egg mixture, then bread crumbs, turning to coat.
  7. Place nuggets in a single layer on baking sheets, ensuring at least 1 inch of space between them.
  8. Bake 6 minutes. Turn nuggets over. Bake 6 more minutes. Nuggets are done when their internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

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