Looking for a homemade option for the forever favorite Chicken Nugget? Try this recipe for Homestyle Chicken Nuggets, a simple, healthier version that you can feel good about serving to even the youngest at the table. Delicious served as a stand-alone entrée, or atop a bed of greens as an entrée salad.
Homestyle Chicken Nuggets
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or chicken tenderloins, if desired)
2 cups dry, seasoned bread crumbs
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. granulated garlic
½ – 1 cup milk
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, combine milk and egg; whisk until combined. Cut chicken into 1 inch cubes. In a large mixing bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese and garlic, set aside. Dip cubed chicken in milk/egg mixture then roll in bread crumb mixture and place onto prepared baking sheet in a single layer, leaving ½ inch between each nugget. Bake 15-20 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and fork-tender.