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Gluten-Free Crunchy Chicken Nuggets

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Gluten-Free Crunchy Chicken Nuggets
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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Serve nuggets with your favorite dipping sauce--BBQ, ketchup or honey.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400° F. Spray with cooking spray or lightly grease 13 x 9-inch pan.
  • 2
    Finely crush cereal. Stir together cereal, salt and pepper; set aside. In medium bowl, stir together milk, honey and mustard until blended. Dip chicken into milk mixture; coat with cereal mixture. Place chicken in pan; drizzle with melted butter.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until crust is golden and chicken is no longer pink in center.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Assemble and refrigerate chicken nuggets up to 24 hours before baking. You may need to add 5 minutes to the bake time.
  • tip 2
    Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
10g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Serve nuggets with your favorite dipping sauce--BBQ, ketchup or honey.
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