Baked Chicken
Nuggets


Ingredients

Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless 1-1/2 pounds
Ready-to-eat cereal, cornflakes, crumbs 1 cup
Paprika 1 teaspoon
Italian herb seasoning 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon
Onion powder 1/4 teaspoon

PREPARATION TIME:
15 MINUTES

CONVENTIONAL COOKING TIME:
12 TO 14 MINUTES

MICROWAVE COOKING TIME:
6 TO 8 MINUTES

1. Remove skin and bone; cut thighs into bite-sized
    pieces.

2. Place cornflakes in plastic bag and crush by using
    a rolling pin.

3. Add remaining ingredients to crushed cornflakes.
    Close bag tightly and shake until blended.

4. Add a few chicken pieces at a time to crumb mixture.
    Shake to coat evenly.


CONVENTIONAL METHOD:

1. Preheat oven to 400˚ F. Lightly grease a cooking sheet.

2. Place chicken pieces on cooking sheet so they are
    not touching.

3. Bake until golden brown, about 12 to 14 minutes.


MICROWAVE METHOD:

1. Lightly grease an 8- by 12-inch baking dish.

2. Place chicken pieces on baking dish so they are
    not touching. Cover with waxed paper and cook on high.

3.  Rotate chicken every 2 to 3 minutes. Cook until tender,
     about 6 to 8 minutes.


Note: To remove bone from chicken thighs:
1.  Place chicken on cutting board. Remove skin from thighs.
2.  Turn chicken thighs over.
3.  Cut around bone and remove it.



PER SERVING:
Calories 175
Total fat 8 grams
Saturated Fat 2 gram
Cholesterol 67 milligrams
Sodium 127 milligrams


Serves 4
about 3 ounces each




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