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Spicy Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy Chicken Nuggets recipe? Learn how to make Spicy Chicken Nuggets using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by warmspice

Makes 4 servings



Breaded chicken strips/nuggets with parmesan and pepper. You can change the spices to suit your taste. Modified from recipe found on recipezaar.com. Serve with barbecue sauce or other dipping sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy Chicken Nuggets

1 lb chicken breast, boneless and cut into strips
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
3/4 cup bread crumbs, seasoned
1/2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
1/8 tsp red pepper

Recipe Directions for Spicy Chicken Nuggets

  1. In a medium bowl, combine olive oil with black pepper and garlic powder. Add chicken pieces and swish around until all pieces are covered . Let sit for 30 minutes to marinate.

  2. In another bowl, mix bread crumbs with red pepper and grated parmesan. How to make bread crumbs: make your own by baking 6 pieces of stale bread at 250 F for 1 hour, turning over after 30 minutes, then put in plastic bag and crush with rolling pin. Also available at grocery stores.

  3. Coat chicken pieces in bread crumb mixture.

  4. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick spray or use a little oil. Place chicken pieces on cookie sheet and bake at 475 F for 15 minutes, turning pieces over after 8 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Appetizers, Main Dish, Side Dish, American, Bake, Marinade

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 141.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
331
Calories from Fat
108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.0g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
97mg
32%
Sodium
242mg
10%
Potassium
336mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
14.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
38.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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