Baked Chicken Nuggets

By eliminating unnecessary cooking fats and ramping up the whole grains this baked variation of the classic chicken nugget is a healthier go to for your little one's lunch time.
4 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Baked Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients

  • 1 individual Egg
  • ¼ cups Water
  • 3 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs, Whole Wheat
  • 3 ½ cups chunk Chicken, Boneless Breasts

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Baking Sheets
  • Labels
  • Gallon Storage Bags

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Combine egg and water in a bowl.
  2. Place seasoning and bread crumbs in a gallon size bag.
  3. Place chicken in egg and water mixture. Then place in bag and toss to coat, making sure chicken is evenly coated with bread crumbs.
  4. Place chicken nuggets on baking sheet and bake in oven at 350F until done, approximately 15-30 minutes.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Combine egg and water in a bowl.
  2. Place seasoning and bread crumbs in a gallon size bag.
  3. Place chicken in egg and water mixture. Then place in bag and toss to coat, making sure chicken is evenly coated with bread crumbs.
  4. Place chicken nuggets on baking sheet and bake in oven at 350F until done, approximately 15-30 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool.
  6. Divide nuggets among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat in microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes.

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