Herbed Chicken Nuggets

Number of Servings: 4 (186g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Chicken nuggets are a childhood favorite. They’re fun to eat with your fingers and to dip in your favorite sauce. We recommend a yogurt-based dip like our Herbed Blue Cheese Dip for a well-balanced condiment that goes perfectly with chicken nuggets and a plate of fresh veggies.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed
  • ½ cup quick oats
  • ½ cup wheat germ
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.  Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the water. Add the chicken.
  3. Pulse oats and wheat germ together in a food processor until there are no whole pieces of oats left.
  4. In a separate bowl, stir together oat mixture, seasonings, and oil, being sure to evenly distribute oil.
  5. Toss chicken with herb mixture and place on the prepared baking sheet and bake, turning once, until one of the larger pieces is white in the center when cut open (15-20 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 186g

Amount per serving
Calories 335
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 179mg 60%
Sodium 380mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 36g
Vitamin D 0.5mcg 6%
Calcium 45.6mg 4%
Iron 3.1mg 15%
Potassium 655mg 15%
Vitamin A 53.1mcg 6%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 2%
Vitamin E 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin K 17.6mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 20.3mg 130%
Vitamin B6 1.2mg 70%
Folate 75.2mcg 19%
Vitamin B12 0.5mcg 20%
Biotin 12.5mcg 45%
Chloride 76.1mg 4%
Pantothenate 2.8mg 60%
Phosphorus 525.8mg 40%
Iodine 14.5mcg 10%
Magnesium 107.7mg 25%
Zinc 3.7mg 35%
Selenium 46mcg 80%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 3mg 130%
Chromium 2.9mcg 8%
Molybdenum 18.7mcg 40%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Eggs, Whole Grain Oats, Wheat Germ, Water, Soybean Oil, Salt, Black Pepper, Parsley, Basil, Thyme, Red Pepper Flakes.

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