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These Crispy Baked Chicken Wings are a healthier alternative to the classic fried boneless wings. Easy to make, and drizzled with a homemade Buffalo sauce for a punch of flavor!
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5 from 2 votes

Baked Chicken Nuggets

These Baked Chicken Nuggets are a healthier alternative to the classic fried version! Kids will love this homemade version breaded in crushed tortilla chips and rice krispies cereal!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 nuggets
Calories: 81kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

Buffalo Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray and set aside. 
  • Add the tortillas chips and the rice cereal to a food processor and process into crumbs. Pour into a medium bowl and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs and set aside.
  • Add the flour, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, ground pepper, and salt to a gallon Ziploc bag, shake to mix and set aside.
  • Prepare the chicken by cutting into approximately 24 small chunks that are roughly the same size.
  • Add the chicken to the bag with the seasonings and shake to coat. 
  • Work in an assembly line to take the floured pieces one by one and dip them in the beaten egg, then coat them in the crumb mixture. Shake off any excess during each step, then place on the baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  • Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
  • While the wings are cooking, whisk together the sauce ingredients. When the wings come out of the oven, drizzle the sauce over them. 
  • Serve with ranch or blue cheese dressing, if desired.

Notes

  1. Sauce can be omitted and you can leave nuggets plain and dip them in a different sauce or ketchup.
  2. Nutritional information is an estimate that does not include the sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 92IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg