Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets


1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
1 cup ready-to-eat cereal, cornflakes, crumb
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Remove skin and bone; cut thighs into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Place cornflakes in plastic bag and crush by using a rolling pin.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to crushed cornflakes. Close bag tightly and shake until blended.
  4. Add a few chicken pieces at a time to crumb mixture. Shake to coat evenly.

Conventional Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400˚ F. Lightly grease a cooking sheet.
  2. Place chicken pieces on cooking sheet so they are not touching.
  3. Bake until golden brown, about 12 to 14 minutes.

Microwave Method

  1. Lightly grease an 8- by 12-inch baking dish.
  2. Place chicken pieces on baking dish so they are not touching. Cover with waxed paper and cook on high.
  3. Rotate chicken every 2 to 3 minutes. Cook until tender, about 6 to 8 minutes.


To remove bone from chicken thigh:

  1. Place chicken on cutting board. Remove skin from thighs.
  2. Turn chicken thighs over.
  3. Cut around bone and remove it.

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