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Parmesan Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Not your average chicken nugget... try them and you'll be hooked!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs beaten


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces
  • Spread panko in a thin layer on rimmed baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Transfer the panko to a shallow dish and mix in the Parmesan and coarse salt. Drizzle the oil and mix well. Set out the flour and eggs in separate dishes.
  • Increase the oven temperature to 450°F. Place a wire rack on the baking sheet, spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Working in small batches, coat the chicken in flour, shaking off any excess, dip in egg, and then coat well with panko. Transfer to the rack. Bake the chicken 12-15 minutes, turning over halfway through.