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Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Homemade chicken nuggets are easy to make and packed with flavor! Much tastier than the frozen or fast-food options, these nuggets are healthy and delicious.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 nuggets
Calories 72 kcal


  • 2 chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup bread crumbs Plain
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp water


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces (about 1.5 inch).

  3. Mix together bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, salt and spices in a shallow bowl. Add flour to a second bowl. In a third bowl beat together the eggs and water.

  4. Dip chicken into flour, then egg mixture and finally the crumb mixture. Place onto a wire rack on top of a foil-lined baking sheet. Spray with olive oil.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes, flip spray with oil and bake 8 more minutes. Broil on HIGH for 1-2 minutes. Flip pieces and broil an additional 1-2 minutes on the other side. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 190mg8%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.