Buttermilk Chicken Nuggets
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Why pay for packaged or fast-food chicken nuggets when you can enjoy restaurant-quality versions of the dish right at home? Buttermilk Chicken Nuggets are fast and easy.
What You'll Need
- 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup Italian-flavored bread crumbs
- 1 (1-ounce) package dry ranch dressing mix
- 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper, optional
- 1 egg
- Cooking spray
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- In a large bowl, combine chicken and buttermilk; mix well.
- In a resealable plastic storage bag, combine bread crumbs, dressing mix, and ground red pepper, if desired; seal bag and shake to mix well.
- In a shallow dish, beat egg well. Drain chicken and add to egg, turning to coat. Place chicken in storage bag; seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
- Place breaded chicken on a rimmed baking sheet and coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake 15 minutes, or until no pink remains and juices run clear.
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Calories 253
- Calories from Fat 55
- Total Fat 6.1g 9 %
- Saturated Fat 1.7g 9 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 29g 58 %
- Cholesterol 109mg 36 %
- Sodium 785mg 33 %
- Total Carbohydrates 18g 6 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3 %
- Sugars 3.4g 0 %