Homemade Chicken Nuggets

  • Author: Katie Kimball


  • 23 chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (Use the code kitchenstewardship for 15% off of your first purchase)
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper


  1. Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized chunks.
  2. Mix chunks in a bowl with one slightly beaten egg.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, salt, pepper and optional seasonings in a large plastic bag.
  4. Add chicken pieces and shake to coat all sides.
  5. Distribute in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 400 degrees for 12-20 minutes.
  6. Chicken is done when there is no pink or pink juice in the middle.┬áCut one to test if you’re not sure.


Optional seasonings:

3 Tbs. Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning OR
1/2 tsp. taco seasoning, cumin, or chili powder
cayenne for spicy
any other herbs you enjoy