Baked chicken nuggets

07 January 2017

A healthier version of this kiddies' favourite!

Serves 4 Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 15 min

  • 250 ml (1 c) breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper
  • 15 ml (1 T) oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 125 ml (½ c) flour
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • mashed potatoes and a sauce of your choice

1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

2. Spread the breadcrumbs on a baking sheet and toast for 5 minutes or until golden. Cool and transfer to a large plate. Stir in salt, pepper and the oil and mix well.

3. Put a wire rack over a baking sheet and grease with oil.

4. Cube the chicken or cut into bite-size pieces.

5. Put the flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls. Working in batches, coat the chicken in the flour, shake off the excess, dip in the egg, then coat with the breadcrumbs.

6. Transfer to the wire rack and bake for 10 minutes, turning after five minutes, or until chicken is done.

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