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Healthy Chicken Nugget Recipe

This weeks healthy recipe is one for the kids! My friend Jenny from Chocolate and Lace sent over her Healthy Chicken Nugget Recipe and I couldn’t wait to share it with you!!  I feel like the only thing harder than coming up with simple, heathy recipes for myself, is coming up with options that are kiddo approved!  This recipe will be sure to please the whole family!!

Jenny’s blog is full of amazing recipes, motherhood, travel, fashion and more!  She has two beautiful daughters, and is about the most beautiful mom you will ever see!! So make sure you check out her blog to learn a little more about her and get more great recipes!

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Healthy Chicken Nugget Recipe


Author: Chocolate and Lace
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 lb chicken tenders, sliced in half
  • 1½ cups bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, grated or finely minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • EVOO
  • For the sauces choose your favorite BBQ sauce.
  • For the Honey Mustard use 2 TBSP of honey mixed with ½ cup of dijon or brown mustard.
  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 TBSP of EVOO over medium high heat
  2. In a shallow dish mix together bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic, parsley flakes and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a second shallow dish place the one cup flour.
  4. In a third shallow dish beat one egg with a fork.
  5. Please the dishes in a row. Flour dish, egg dish and bread crumbs dish.
  6. Dip each piece of tender in flour on both sides, then the egg on both sides and then cover in bread crumbs.
  7. Place into the hot skillet.
  8. Cook on each side until golden brown.
  9. Serve with sauces + ketchup for the kiddos!Healthy Chicken Nugget Recipe -www.arinsolangeathome.com


Be sure you check out Jenny’s blog to get more recipes like this one, and I would love to hear what you and your family think of this recipe!!

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  • Reply
    January 23, 2018 at 9:25 am

    Wow these look fantastic! I’ll definitely be trying them out!

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    Marjie Mare
    January 23, 2018 at 9:27 am

    This is healthy, delicious, and also pretty. I would use that as appetizers when my friends come over

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    January 23, 2018 at 9:32 am

    I’ll have to try these for sure! Yum!

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    January 23, 2018 at 9:34 am

    Oh wow! These look tasty!! ???? saving this recipe for later!!

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    January 23, 2018 at 10:26 am

    These sound great and I think the girls would love them!!! Going to try these for sure!

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    January 23, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Oh these look delicious! Forget the kids, I’m gonna make these for me 😉

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    January 23, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    This looks fantastic! Yum!

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    January 23, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    These looks amazing! Totally adding them to my recipe list next week!

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    January 23, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    Looks delicious and healthy! Thanks for sharing! Beautiful photos, too.

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    January 23, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    Yum! These look fast, easy and tasty. I think I like chicken nuggets more than my kid does

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    January 23, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    I LOVE chicken nuggets but try not to eat them for obvious reasons. Can’t wait to try this healthy recipe!!

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    Christie | Simply My Bella Vida
    January 23, 2018 at 10:45 pm

    These look delicious and simple enough to make. This will be the perfect meal for my toddler! Thanks for sharing!

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    Sharon Chen
    January 24, 2018 at 8:15 am

    These are awesome! Chicken is love. Will try these soon 😀

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    January 24, 2018 at 11:17 am

    These look like a great option!

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    Joanna Clute
    January 24, 2018 at 2:13 pm

    I LOVE this recipe idea. We are all about healthy in this house but nuggets take the cake sometimes ha!

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    Tamara Goyette
    January 24, 2018 at 6:29 pm

    These sound amazing and I know from the ingredients alone that my girls would love these!

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    Jennifer Corter
    January 25, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Yummy! These look delicious! We tried our hand the other night for the first time at making healthy chicken nuggets with tapioca flour, it was interesting!

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    January 25, 2018 at 12:37 pm

    I need to make these! They look so good! I’d say I’d make them for the boys – but I want them haha

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    January 25, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    These look so good! And easy too that’s extra points in my book PLUS the kids won’t whine about dinner!

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    January 26, 2018 at 12:37 pm

    Yum! I always feel like a mean mom cuz I won’t buy my kids the frozen ones from the store. I can’t wait to try these ones!

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