Gluten-Free Favorite Chicken Nuggets

Gluten-Free Favorite Chicken Nuggets

Create a drive-through in your kitchen and serve the best homemade nuggets! Cereal is the secret ingredient.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

32

Minutes

Makes

25

nuggets

3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon milk
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1x1-inch pieces
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Crush cereal. (To easily crush cereal, place in plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper, and crush with rolling pin.)
  2. In medium bowl, stir together crushed cereal, cheese, salt, seasoned salt, paprika and garlic powder. In small bowl, stir together melted butter and milk. Dip chicken into butter mixture, then roll in cereal mixture to coat evenly. Place on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 9 minutes; turn nuggets over. Bake about 8 minutes longer or until coating is light golden brown and chicken is no longer pink in center.
Makes 25 nuggets
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Serve With
Serve these nuggets with barbecue sauce, honey mustard or sweet-and-sour dipping sauce for a real treat.
How-To
Make dipping easy: Use one hand for butter dipping and dropping chicken into cereal mixture, then the other hand for cereal dipping and turning.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Nugget)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 2 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.