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Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Categories: Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

Here's a low-fat version of chicken nuggets.

Serves: 6 servings


  • 3 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 2/3 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 egg white, slightly beaten
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Cut up chicken pieces and set aside.
  3. Combine wheat germ, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Place mixture in large plastic bag.
  4. Combine water and egg white in a bowl. Dip chicken into egg mixture, then drop into plastic bag. Shake until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  5. Place chicken pieces in baking dish sprayed with vegetable oil cooking spray. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until tender and golden brown.
  • Serve these with dipping sauces such as barbecue, honey mustard, applesauce or ranch-style salad dressing.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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