Oven-Fried Chicken Nuggets

Dinner ready in 50 minutes! Enjoy these oven-fried chicken nuggets served with barbecue sauce and sweet-and-sour sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3/4
cup corn flakes cereal
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup buttermilk
Cooking spray
1/2
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 400º. Line jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with aluminum foil. Remove fat from chicken. Cut chicken into 2-inch pieces.
  • 2 Place cereal, flour, salt, paprika and pepper in blender. Cover and blend on medium speed until cereal is reduced to crumbs; pour into bowl.
  • 3 Place chicken and buttermilk in heavy-duty resealable plastic food-storage bag. Seal bag and let stand 5 minutes, turning once. Dip chicken into cereal mixture to coat. Place in pan. Spray chicken with cooking spray.
  • 4 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until crisp and chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve with barbecue sauce and sweet-and-sour sauce.

Expert Tips

Fast food without the fat! You won't believe these tasty chicken bites are baked, not fried, in a cornflake crust. In addition to the two dipping sauces we suggest below, try honey or low-fat ranch dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.