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Crispy Chicken Nuggets

"With a crisp golden coating, these moist and tender bite-size pieces of chicken are greeted with enthusiasm whenever I serve them as a hearty snack or party appetizer," says Cathryn White of Newark, Delaware.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. Place butter in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in butter, then roll in bread crumb mixture.
  • Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 383 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 747mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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