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Cheez-It Chicken Nuggets

Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people

These Cheez-It Chicken Nuggets are made with moist white meat and Cheez-It Cheddar Grooves and served with a Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce.


  • 2 Chicken Breasts well trimmed
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Box Cheez-It Grooves crushed
  • Oil for frying


  • Prep ingredients by placing flour in a large bowl, crushed Cheez-It Grooves in a large bowl and whisky up the eggs in a small bowl and setting aside.
  • Cut chicken into small 2 inch by 1/2 inch strips.
  • Roll the chicken in the flour and then dip chicken pieces in egg using a fork before tossing in the Cheez-It Grooves crumbs.
  • Mix with the crumbs and drop chicken nuggets into a large pan that's 1/4-1/2 inch full of hot fry oil.
  • Cook until they're golden brown on one side and flip to finish cooking, about 4-5 minutes total.
  • You'll make about 3-4 batches.


  • Crush Cheez-It Grooves in a large Ziploc bag with a rolling pin or by putting them in a food processor.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg

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