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Taco-Seasoned Chicken Nuggets

Taco-Seasoned Chicken Nuggets

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


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10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
6
servings

Ingredients

Chicken

4 cups corn flakes,  finely crushed

2 tablespoons taco seasoning

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces

Dip

1/2 cup sour cream

1/4 cup thick and chunky salsa

 

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

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

  5. STEP 5

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

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

- 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 (1 serving)

440 Calories
16 Fat (g)
80 Cholesterol (mg)
790 Sodium (mg)
55 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
21 Protein (g)
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