Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Taco-Seasoned Chicken Nuggets

These seasoned chicken nuggets are quick-to-make and so much better when they are homemade!

10 min. prep time
6 servings
000 Ratings



4 cups corn flakes, finely crushed
2 tablespoons (from 1.5-ounce packet) mild taco seasoning
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces


1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup thick and chunky salsa


Heat oven to 400°F. Spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.

Combine crushed corn flakes and taco seasoning in resealable plastic food bag. Seal tightly; shake bag until well mixed.

Place melted butter into bowl. Dip 1/4 chicken into melted butter. Place into corn flake mixture; shake bag to coat chicken. Place chicken onto prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown and chicken is no longer pink inside.

Combine sour cream and salsa in bowl. Serve hot chicken with dip.

*Substitute 1 1/2 cups purchased corn flake crumbs.

Recipe Tip

- To crush corn flakes, place corn flakes into large resealable plastic food bag. Seal bag tightly. Use rolling pin to finely crush flakes.

- To make ahead, prepare and bake as directed. Cool slightly. Place onto baking sheet; freeze. Transfer to plastic freezer bag; return to freezer for up to 1 month. To reheat, spray baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Place nuggets onto baking sheet. Bake at 350°F, 10-12 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 440

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 80mg

Sodium: 790mg

Carbohydrates: 55g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 21g

Recipe #15573©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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