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Easy Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets

Being a mother to the world’s pickiest eater, each day is a struggle making sure my son is receiving proper nutrition. For this very reason, I try my best to create well-balanced and appetizing meals; after all, I want my son to enjoy his food while staying healthy.

One of my son’s favorite meals includes chicken nuggets. Because I don’t want to fill his belly with processed foods, I’ve found a great alternative – Easy Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets. Made with just 3 ingredients, you’ll love these tasty nuggets just as much as your kids.

Easy Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets

chicken nuggets

3-Ingredient Chicken Nuggets Ingredients Neede:

– 1 pound of chicken

– 2 eggs

– 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs (my favorite is garlic and herb seasoned bread crumbs)

Instructions for how to make Homemade Chicken Nuggets:

1. Cube raw chicken.

2. Place beaten eggs and bread crumbs in two separate bowls.

3. Dip individual pieces of chicken first in the egg mixture and then bread crumbs.

chicken nuggets
chicken nuggets

4. Arrange nuggets on a baking sheet.

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5. Bake nuggets at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes (or until meat is no longer pink). Be sure to flip nuggets half way through baking process. Feeds 4-6 people.

6. Baked nuggets can be stored in the freezer and reheated at a later time.

7. Pair these Easy Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets with fries or homemade macaroni and cheese

crinkle fries

As you can see, even the pickiest of eaters (my son) loves his homemade chicken nuggets. As a mother, I don’t have to feel guilty feeding him processed food – I know exactly what this healthy lunch is made from! 

Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Yield: Serves 4-6

Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Baked Chicken Nuggets

These easy 3-ingredient chicken nuggets couldn't be simpler to make! Just a few minutes prep, bake, and enjoy for healthy and non-processed homemade chicken nuggets your family will love!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of chicken
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs (my favorite is garlic and herb seasoned bread crumbs)

Instructions

  1. Cube raw chicken.
  2. Place beaten eggs and bread crumbs in two separate bowls.
  3. Dip individual pieces of chicken first in the egg mixture and then bread crumbs.
  4. Arrange nuggets on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake nuggets at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes (or until meat is no longer pink). Be sure to flip nuggets half way through baking process.

Notes

Baked nuggets can be stored in the freezer and reheated at a later time.

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