Baked Chicken Nuggets


These are so quick to whip up and really give a more flavorful spin on regular chicken when you’re in a lunch or dinner rut. Any spices that sound good can be added to the breading mix!

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Addie Roberts | May 28th, 2019

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total time: 20-22 minutes

Servings: 4 servings


  • 3 chicken breast
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs (or crushed crackers)
  • ~ 1/4 tsp salt
  • ~ 1/4 tsp pepper
  • ~ 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Crack the two eggs into a bowl and whisk well
  3. Place the bread crumbs and seasonings in a separate bowl and set aside
  4. Dice chicken into ~1 inch cubes
  5. Toss the chicken cubes in the eggs then toss them in the bread crumb mixture and place them on a baking sheet
  6. Repeat with all chicken pieces
  7. Bake the chicken nuggets for 10-12 minutes, or until they have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees F