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Zingy Baked Chicken Nuggets

These crispy chicken nuggets have just the right amount of spice. Yogurt makes them extra tender. —Lee Evans, Queen Creek, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups whole wheat or regular panko bread crumbs
  • Honey mustard, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Mix first 6 ingredients; stir in chicken to coat.
  • Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; add chicken, 1 piece at a time, and toss to coat. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake until lightly browned and chicken is no longer pink, 18-20 minutes. If desired, serve with honey mustard.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked chicken: 222 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 481mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.
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