Healthy Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard Recipe

Healthy Chicken Nuggets are a kid favorite with fresh ingredients and zero guilt!

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Let’s make chicken nuggets with honey mustard dip!

Let’s make chicken nuggets with honey mustard recipe

Chicken nuggets are kids’ favorites. Make it healthy and it’s moms’ favorite! It has just the right crisp, savors, and sweet honey mustard dip that will surely delight your little ones (and even the older ones!).

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Ingredients for Healthy Chicken Nuggets with honey mustard

Ingredients for Healthy Chicken Nuggets

  • 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 egg (or two egg whites)
  • 4 tbs Panko
  • 4 tbs bread crumbs
  • 2 tbs Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbs Paprika
  • Dash of salt/Pepper

Honey Mustard Ingredients

  • 2 tbs light mayonnaise
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 1/2 tbs mustard

Directions to make Healthy Chicken Nuggets recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Step 2

Place a wire rack over a baking tray lined with foil.  Generously cover with cooking spray.

Step 3

Cut chicken breasts into pieces roughly 1 1/2-2 inches long.  I cut them to fit my hands, so feel free to experiment here!

Step 4

In two separate mixing bowls/containers, whip an egg in one and pour the panko, breadcrumbs, and paprika in the other. Dash with salt/pepper.

Step 5

In assembly-line fashion, generously coat each nugget in the egg mixture (whip up another egg if necessary) and then in the breadcrumb mixture. Use a spoon to ensure they are completely coated.

Optional: You can use a large gallon-sized bag for your breadcrumb mixture to coat the nuggets!

Step 6

Place nuggets on the rack and coat with cooking spray.

Step 7

Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown; enjoy thoroughly when cool.

Step 8

Honey Mustard Procedure:
Combine all ingredients until thoroughly mixed. For easier mixing, warm honey in the microwave prior to combining.

Yield: 20 nuggets

Healthy Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard

Healthy Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard

Make a healthy version of your kiddo's all-time favorite chicken nuggets! With honey mustard dip, this will instantly be taken in a kid's storm after cooking!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 egg (or two egg whites)
  • 4 tbsp Panko
  • 4 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • Dash of salt/Pepper

Honey Mustard Ingredients

  • 2 tbs light mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tbsp mustard

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place a wire rack over a baking tray lined with foil.  Generously cover with cooking spray.
  3. Cut chicken breasts into pieces roughly 1 1/2-2 inches long.
  4. In two separate mixing bowls/containers, whip an egg in one and pour the panko, breadcrumbs, and paprika in the other. Dash with salt/pepper.
  5. In assembly-line fashion, generously coat each nugget in the egg mixture (whip up another egg if necessary) and then in the breadcrumb mixture. Use a spoon to ensure they are completely coated.
  6. Place nuggets on the rack and coat with cooking spray.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown; enjoy thoroughly when cool.


Honey Mustard Procedure

  1. Combine all ingredients until thoroughly mixed.  For easier mixing, warm honey in the microwave prior to combining.

Have tried our healthy chicken nuggets with the honey mustard recipe? How did it turn out?

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