Monday, January 12, 2015

Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets

A simple to prepare and no denying , a healthily delicious chicken nuggets ! ...any takers ? The first taker was Piggy Josh and followed by WB the hungry boar.  I made these healthy nuggets when Piggy Josh came back last Christmas. 

I added parmesan cheese to the potato starch and rice flour coating for extra oomph . The parmesan cheese truly adds a nice flavor to the bland flour and making the nuggets taste extra good !   The chicken breast cut into nugget pieces , must first be seasoned with a pinch of sea salt, dried mixed herbs and a dash of freshly ground black pepper and let the nuggets rest for at least 2 hours before coating them with the parmesan cheese flavored flour.  Allow the coated nuggets to dry and make sure the coated flour  is absorbed and stick on the surface of the nugget before baking them in the oven at 200C.   I was impatient and did not actually wait for this important step ( have to make sure the nugget is aired through and the flour coating is absorbed into the nugget ) or after baking you can still see the white flour on the surface.  Place the nuggets on raised rack with bottom tray lined with aluminium for easy cleaning.  Once the oven is hot and hitting 200C temp. put the tray of nuggets in and bake for 30 mins or until both sides are brown and crispy.  Serve with Nando's chilli sauce or Sriracha sauce...Yumm!   Needless to say, the plate vamoosh in seconds LOL!   I helped myself to a few pieces too.. reason being this is healthy cooking !

seasoned nuggets with olive oil, dried mixed herbs, grounded black pepper, a pinch of sea salt
leave to marinade for at least 2 hours before coating with the cheese flavor flour

leave to air until the flour is absorbed into the surface of the nuggets
this is the most important part or the nuggets will have 
the white flour sticking to it.

place on wire rack with a bottom tray lined with aluminium foil
so that any oil dripping can be collected and also
for easy cleaning :)

serve this with Sriracha sauce or Nando's hot chilli sauce
Yumm yumm yummy!

Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets - WB's  Kitchen

2 large chicken breasts- remove skin and debone, cut into nugget sizes

seasoning- rub on the chicken nugget pieces and leave to marinade for 2 hours or overnight
sea salt to taste3
1 tbsp of dried mixed herbs
1 tsp of freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp of olive oil

1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1 cup of rice flour
1/4 cup of potato starch


Marinade the cut nugget pieces with seasoning above and leave to marinade for at least 2 hours or overnight for a  much flavored meat.

Mixed together parmesan cheese , rice flour and potato starch till well blended together.  Coat each piece of nugget till all surfaces are coated.  Arrange all coated nugget pieces on a wire rack with a bottom tray lined with aluminium foil to collect drippings from the nuggets and also for easy cleaning.

Air dry the nuggets till the coating is no longer dry but moist and stick to the nugget pieces.  Heat the oven to 200C . Put the whole tray of nuggets into the oven and bake for 30 mins or till the nuggets are crispy and golden brown and cooked through.  Serve with  Sriracha sauce or Nando's hot chilli sauce.

Enjoy !


  1. The next round you make this, pls remember to invite us to your house..hahah.

  2. are welcome :) healthy finger food for your Joshua :)

  3. ohh noo sedapnya!!!! your recipes are all easy to follow..lucky to have found this site and thank you for the good recipes ^^


    1. Hi Afiqah...thank you for dropping by and your comment has motivated me to test out more delicious food for my readers :) Will be sharing more in the coming days :) Stay tuned !

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