Ah Chicken Nuggets. The ultimate kid food. Growing up, if my mom really wanted to make sure that dinner went off without a hitch, she would turn to chicken nuggets. My sister and I would be so busy eating that we would finish our dinner without the obligatory fight over who got to watch their favorite TV show afterwards. To this day I still enjoy a plate of chicken nuggets every now and then but my version gets a kick from some sriracha, crunch from panko and forget the fryer, these babies are baked not fried.
I know there are probably some chicken nugget purists out there saying to themselves “but…but…chicken nuggets are supposed to be fried.” But you wanna know a little something, they are actually really good baked too. And with this recipe, you don’t have to worry about a lack of crunch, the panko in this recipe helps give a little crunch to each tender bite of chicken.
I have to confess that I dipped these in ranch, because well, I love chicken nuggets with ranch but an equally good dip would be sweet and sour sauce. Enjoy!
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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