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Healthy Chicken Nuggets

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Healthy Chicken Nuggets

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, dairy free, Healthy Chicken Nuggets, kid friendly
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 396kcal


  • 1/2 pound chicken breast
  • 2 large egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, plain

Serve With

  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard dressing
  • 4 cup green beans
  • 4 medium carrot
  • 2 medium orange
  • 1/2 cup cranberries, dried, sweetened


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Boil chicken for 20 minutes.   Once cooled, add chicken, eggs and salt to blender or food processor.  Pulse to mix and break chicken apart.
  • Shape chicken into nuggets, dip into bread crumbs and place onto a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, flipping halfway through to brown on both sides.  (Take a look here for some great photos of this recipe).
  • Serve with honey mustard for dipping, along with green beans, carrot sticks, and a medley of orange pieces with cranberries.
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Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 402mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 23g

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