🥦 Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets Recipe
Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets
You will need:
- 1 lb boneless chicken breast
- 1 cup of finely chopped vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, and broccoli)
- 1 cup of whole wheat bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
- 2 large eggs
- 1/2 tsp of salt
- 1/4 tsp of black pepper
- Cooking spray
- Start by preheating your oven to 400°F (200°C) and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Cut the chicken breast into nugget-sized pieces.
- In a bowl, combine the finely chopped vegetables, bread crumbs, and Parmesan cheese.
- In another bowl, beat the eggs.
- In a third bowl, mix the flour, salt, and pepper.
- Dip each piece of chicken into the flour mixture, then into the beaten eggs, and finally into the vegetable and bread crumb mixture.
- Place the coated chicken pieces onto the prepared baking sheet.
- Spray the tops of the chicken nuggets lightly with cooking spray.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
These nuggets can be served with a side of your child's favorite dipping sauce. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Who said healthy can't be delicious? At Extreme Health USA, we believe in creating recipes that not only nourish your body but also delight your taste buds. Our Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets are the perfect example of this philosophy. They're a fun, flavorful, and nutritious twist on a beloved classic.
Why choose Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets?
Our recipe takes the humble chicken nugget and transforms it into a nutrient-dense meal that both kids and adults will love. By incorporating finely chopped vegetables into the breading, we've added an extra layer of nutrition to each bite. Carrots, bell peppers, and broccoli are rich in vitamins and fiber that support overall health. The whole wheat bread crumbs provide a wholesome crunch, while the Parmesan cheese adds a savory depth of flavor.
Preparing these nuggets is a breeze. The process involves coating bite-sized chicken pieces in a flavorful flour mixture, dipping them in beaten eggs, and then rolling them in a veggie-infused breadcrumb mix. After a quick bake in the oven, you're left with golden, crispy nuggets that are ready to be enjoyed.
Healthy Eating Made Easy
At Extreme Health USA, we understand that healthy eating can sometimes feel like a chore. That's why we're dedicated to providing recipes like these Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets that make nutritious meals exciting and accessible. They're perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, a packed lunch, or even a picnic treat.
Remember, eating healthy doesn't mean giving up on taste. It's all about finding the right balance and making smart food choices. So, why not give these Veggie-Packed Chicken Nuggets a try? They're sure to become a new family favorite!
Tip: For an even healthier twist, try serving these nuggets with a homemade dipping sauce made from Greek yogurt and fresh herbs. It's a delicious and protein-packed alternative to store-bought sauces.