Zucchini-Crusted Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

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Zucchini-Crusted Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4

Zucchini makes a unique, and more nutritious, coating for these buffalo chicken nuggets. MORE+ LESS-

Tieghan Gerard
Updated September 9, 2016
Make with


lb boneless skinless chicken, cut into 1/2-inch strips or chunks
cup buttermilk
cup finely grated zucchini, squeezed dry with paper towel
cups Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoon seasoned salt
teaspoon pepper
Cooking spray or olive oil
to 2 cups Frank's™ RedHot™ Buffalo Wings Sauce
tablespoons butter, melted
Blue cheese or ranch dressing


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  • 1
    Heat oven 475°F. Line rimmed pan with foil, and spray or brush foil with olive oil.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix chicken and buttermilk; set aside.
  • 3
    In another large bowl, mix grated zucchini, bread crumbs, Bisquick mix, Parmesan cheese, seasoned salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Remove each piece of chicken from buttermilk, and dredge through the crumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere. Place on pan, making sure not to crowd the pan; if necessary, use 2 pans. Spray each chicken strip with cooking spray or a mist of olive oil.
  • 5
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes, then gently turn using kitchen tongs, and spray the other sides. Bake 10 to 12 minutes longer or until no longer pink in center.
  • 6
    In small bowl, mix Buffalo sauce and melted butter. Dip chicken pieces into mixture, then place back on pan and bake 5 minutes longer. Serve with dressing.

Expert Tips

  • Use white meat, dark meat or both.
  • You might also like to pass the shaker of Parmesan cheese around with these.

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