Favourite Chicken Nuggets Recipe (Gluten Free)

adapted from http://www.lifemadedelicious.ca/recipes/favourite-chicken-nuggets/a77d91b1-a80c-47d0-a36b-094da64fa1bd 

Preparation Time 15 min
Total Time 32 min
Yields 25 Nuggets

3 cups (750 mL) Rice Chex* cereal
1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp (2 mL) seasoned salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) paprika
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) garlic powder
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter or margarine, melted
1 tbsp (15 mL) milk
1 lb (500 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1x1-inch (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) pieces


  • 1Heat oven to 400ºF. Line baking sheet with foil.
  • 2Crush cereal. To easily crush cereal, place in plastic bag or between sheets of wax paper, and crush with rolling pin.
  • 3In medium bowl, stir together crushed cereal, cheese, seasoned salt, paprika and garlic powder.
  • 4In small bowl, stir together melted butter and milk. Dip chicken into butter mixture, then roll in cereal mixture to coat evenly. Place on baking sheet.
  • 5Bake 9 minutes; turn nuggets over. Bake about 8 minutes longer or until coating is light golden brown and chicken is no longer pink in centre.
 Serve with: Serve these nuggets with barbecue sauce, honey mustard or sweet-and-sour dipping sauce for a real treat.
 Make dipping easy: Use one hand for butter dipping and dropping chicken into cereal mixture, then the other hand for cereal dipping and turning.

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