Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

This easy homemade chicken nuggets recipe is low in calories, and simple to make. In this article, you will learn how to make chicken nuggets at home in a low-calorie, healthy way.

Our crispy chicken nugget recipe is just 359 calories, and has 52g of protein! This is the best recipe for chicken nuggets for people looking to cut calories, without sacrificing flavor or texture.

Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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This easy homemade chicken nuggets recipe is just 359 calories, and has 52g of protein!

Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Not only will you learn how to cook chicken nuggets in a low calorie way, you’ll also find a nutritional label, how to guide, and more below.

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  • Ingredients in Homemade Chicken Nuggets (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chicken Nuggets at Home
  • Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Chicken Nuggets

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Ingredients in Homemade Chicken Nuggets

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Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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Shopping List for Crispy Chicken Nuggets:

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How to Make Chicken Nuggets at Home

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How to Make Chicken Nuggets:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°, and cover a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the Dijon mustard and egg together.
  3. In a second bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add the cubed chicken breasts to the bowl with the eggs, and mix together.
  5. One at a time, remove the chicken pieces from the egg, allowing any access to drop off. Dredge in the breadcrumbs, and moved to the prepared sheet pan.
  6. Spray the homemade chicken nuggets with olive oil.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping once. Serve hot.

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Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

This easy homemade chicken nuggets recipe is just 359 calories and has 52.4g of protein per serving!

We used to low-calorie tricks to make this crispy chicken nuggets recipe low in calories:

  1. Use parchment paper- by using parchment paper, we don’t need to use a lot of oil. Your chicken nuggets won’t stick to the pan, and they will crisp up perfectly.
  2. Spray olive oil, don’t drizzle it- olive oil spray is great for crisping up this chicken nugget recipe, without adding extra calories or fat.
Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Easy Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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This easy homemade chicken nuggets recipe is low in calories, and easy to make.
You can find a cheesy version of these crispy chicken nuggets in my best selling cookbook, Lose Weight By Eating Detox Week. There, I share a crunchy cheddar chicken strips recipe that's delicious, and healthy.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 359 kcal

Equipment

  • Parchment paper

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°, and cover a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the Dijon mustard and egg together.
  • In a second bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the cubed chicken breasts to the bowl with the eggs, and mix together.
  • One at a time, remove the chicken pieces from the egg, allowing any access to drop off. Dredge in the breadcrumbs, and moved to the prepared sheet pan.
  • Spray the homemade chicken nuggets with olive oil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, flipping once. Serve hot.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 359kcalCarbohydrates: 15.6gProtein: 52.4gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 0.6gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 591mgPotassium: 919mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 1.5gCalcium: 58mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Main Course
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Nutrition and Calories in Chicken Nuggets

Not all chicken nuggets are made the same… This low calorie homemade chicken nuggets recipe is both low in calories, and high in protein. And best of all, it’s easy to make.

Be sure to try out the cheddar crusted chicken strips here, they are low in calories, and absolutely delicious!

Nutrition and Calories in Chicken Nuggets

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