Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe
Just plain healthy recipe...
Baked chicken nuggets made from tender chicken thighs are healthier and easier on the digestion when they are baked in the oven.
1-1/2 pound chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
1 cup ready-to-eat cornflake cereal crumbs
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Remove skin and bone; cut thighs into bite-sized pieces.
Place cornflakes in plastic bag and crush by using a rolling pin.
Add remaining ingredients to crushed cornflakes. Close bag tightly and shake until blended. Add a few chicken pieces at a time to crumb mixture. Shake to coat evenly.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a cooking sheet. Place chicken pieces on cooking sheet so they are not touching. Bake until golden brown, about 12 to 14 minutes.
Lightly grease an 8 by 12 inch baking dish. Place chicken pieces on baking dish so they are not touching. Cover with waxed paper and cook on high.
Rotate chicken every 2 to 3 minutes. Cook until tender, about 6 to 8 minutes.
Recipe makes 4 servings Baked Chicken Nuggets, about 3 ounces of chicken nuggets each.
Note: To remove bone from chicken thighs, place chicken on cutting board. Remove skin from thighs. Turn chicken thighs over. Cut around bone and remove it.
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