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I've heard about chicken nuggets being made with mechanically recovered meat (MRM). I've tried making my own chicken nuggets. They are very easy to make with only few ingredients. You have a choice of adding your favourite herbs and spices. My oven baked chicken nuggets are healthier, cheaper and tastier than the store-bought chicken nuggets.

Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients:
  • 350g boneless chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3-4 tbsp flour for coating
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp mixed Italian herbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil spray
Preparation:
  • Mix chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Keep aside.
  • Mix Italian herbs with bread crumbs.
  • Prepare oven tray by spraying with olive oil.
  • First coat the chicken with flour. Then coat with egg. Finally coat well with bread crumbs.
  • Place the chicken on the oven tray. Spray some olive oil on top of the chicken.
  • Bake it in pre-heated oven at 200°C for about 20-25 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken.


15 comments:

    Only Fish Recipes said...
    came in through fb....wow..these oven fried chicken nuggets looks delicious....glad to follow ur space here :-)
  1. ... on December 17, 2011 at 9:30 PM  
  2. Dita said...
    that sounds easy to make homemade nugget. I like nugget don't know how they were made. eewww. I must start make them myself with your recipe, thank you for sharing!
  3. ... on December 17, 2011 at 9:39 PM  
  4. easyfoodsmith said...
    WOW! An easy and yummy recipe! Thanks for sharing
  5. ... on December 18, 2011 at 1:26 AM  
  6. Aarthi said...
    awesome
  7. ... on December 18, 2011 at 3:16 AM  
  8. Veronica's Kitchen said...
    I do worry with those frozen nuggets wondering what chemical the manufacturer puts in unless it labelled as real meat. Homemade nuggets may take a bit of time but it certainly taste a lot better!
  9. ... on December 18, 2011 at 11:22 AM  
  10. Torviewtoronto said...
    looks fabulous and healthy baked chicken
  11. ... on December 18, 2011 at 11:37 AM  
  12. Loveforfood said...
    That close up shots are making me to grab food from the screen....so drool worthy
  13. ... on December 18, 2011 at 2:24 PM  
  14. Ann said...
    Oh, I agree! In fact, I never buy chicken nuggets...the homemade are so much better that you can't even compare them! these look delicious!
  15. ... on December 18, 2011 at 3:45 PM  
  16. Angie's Recipes said...
    I love chicken nuggets. Those look very crisp.
  17. ... on December 18, 2011 at 4:46 PM  
  18. Magic of Spice said...
    My nieces and nephews would love these, and I love that they are baked :)
  19. ... on December 20, 2011 at 4:17 AM  
  20. Balakrishna Saraswathy said...
    These home made bakes nugget looks perfect and would vanish in seconds
  21. ... on December 20, 2011 at 11:10 AM  
  22. cookingvarieties said...
    hi spoon and choopsticks, very sorry for coming late, got internet connection problems..
    much healthier to eat baked nuggets than fried..
    over here we buy ready frozen nuggets from the supermarket and then fry them. have a nice day
  23. ... on December 20, 2011 at 5:31 PM  
  24. Jay said...
    innovative flavors...looks especially tasty..:P
    Tasty Appetite
  25. ... on December 22, 2011 at 11:32 AM  
  26. Priya's Feast said...
    Luv to munch these ,anytime...Glad to follow ur space..Happy new year to you..
  27. ... on December 28, 2011 at 2:57 PM  
  28. Peggy said...
    Yeah, ever since I saw the picture of Mechanically Separated Chicken - I've stayed away from all fast food/processed chicken/chicken nuggets. Give me the real deal, any day! These look great =)
  29. ... on January 2, 2012 at 6:26 AM  

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