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Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Serve these chicken nuggets with some baked beans and frozen corn for a quick and simple dinner. This is definitely a kid-friendly meal! Take the leftover nuggets, slicing them up, and eating them the next day over a green salad. It is about as close to a healthy "fried chicken" as you can get! groundedandsurrounded.com
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: All American, Gluten Free
Servings: 4 people


Egg Mixture

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp raw honey

Breadcrumb Mixture

  • 1 cup breadcrumbs gluten-free if necessary
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1 Tbsp Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seed optional


  • 2 lbs chicken, cut into 2"x2" chunks
  • salt and pepper


  • Mix egg mixture ingredients in shallow dish. Mix bread mixture ingredients in a separate shallow dish. Cut chicken into 2 inch by 2 inch cubes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Dredge chicken in egg mixture then in breadcrumb mixture.
  • Place coated chicken pieces on cooling rack on top of baking sheet. The cooling rack will allow the chicken to be crispy on each side. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray. The spray will help the breading to become brown and crispy.
  • Bake at 375F for 15-20 minutes or until browned on the outside and cooked through on the inside.