Baked Chicken Nuggets


  • 1½ lb chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup ready-to-eat cereal, cornflakes, crumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder


1. Remove skin and bone; cut thighs into bite-size pieces.
2. Place cornflakes into 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 12-14 minutes.

Makes 4 servings

Cook's Notes:

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

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