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Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

These homemade chicken nuggets are easy and delicious! Great for kids AND adults!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup jarred roasted red bell peppers
  • 1 small red onion (or 1/2 large onion)
  • 1 small cooked russet potato
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt (to taste)
  • 3/4 tsp ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh Italian flat leaf parsley
  • 1 cup Japanese bread crumbs
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place 2 large chicken breasts in a food processor. Next, add the cooked potato, red onion and roasted red pepper to the food processor. Sprinkle on salt, pepper, paprika, oregano and starch, and place the parsley on top. 
  • Pulse the ingredients in the food processor until they are thoroughly combined. 
  • Remove the chicken mixture from the food processor, and form into little nuggets. Each nugget will be about a heaping tablespoon.
  • Pour the panko bread crumbs onto a plate.
  • Roll the raw chicken nuggets in the panko bread crumbs and place on a baking sheet.
  • Pop the chicken nuggets in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and chicken is cooked through!
  • Serve with ketchup or your favorite condiments!
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