Sep 20, 2012

Baked Chicken Nuggets Recipe


Chicken Nuggets are my favorite. I have a fried version here, which I don't make often because I kind off stayed away from fried foods.. I wanted to make a baked version of these so I can enjoy it often. The one thing which turned off me these many days is I always thought that the chicken will turn dry when it is baked. But when I came across this recipe, I wanted to try it ASAP. I was quite surprised with the result. These nuggets turned so juicy and moist at the same time it was crispy. Hope you will try it someday. 


Ingredients:

Boneless Chicken - 1/2 kg ( I used thigh meat)
Olive Oil -  3 tblspn
Salt to taste
Black pepper - to taste
Oregano - 1 tsp
Bread Crumbs - as needed
Red Chilli Flakes - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Spray Cooking Oil to coat the pan

Method:


Preheat the oven to 200 Degree C / 400 Degree F. Line a baking tray with foil and spray it lightly with oil.

Take oil, salt, pepper, oregano in a bowl and mix well.

Add the chicken pieces in this and mix well. Let this marinate for 30 mins.

Take breadcrumbs, salt and chilli flakes in a plate and mix well.

Take the chicken and coat it with the breadcrumbs and arrange it in the tray.

Place this tray in the oven and let it bake for 30-35 mins.

Remove from the oven and serve with ketchup.


Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients
Drizzle some oil in a bowl
add salt, pepper and oregano
mix well
throw in the chicken
and mix well..Let it marinate for 15 mins
Take breadcrumbs, chilli flakes and salt in a plate
mix well
Dip the chicken in this
and coat on all sides
Take a tray and line it with foil
spray oil over it
and arrange the chicken over this
all ready to bake
baked
Serve with ketchup or chilli sauce
dunk them in
and enjoy..

13 comments:

Inside a British Mum's Kitchen said...

Such a great idea to bake them - these would be a hit with my kids!
mary x

tamilsasikitchen said...

wow...yummy looking chicken...will sure try dear...

Princy Vinoth said...

looks really crunchy.why fry then!

Zareena said...

Looks yummy n perfectly baked nuggets....

ANU said...

love the baked versions
SYF&HWS - Cook with Spices

South Indian Cooking (SIC) Series

sindhu said...

where can I get oregano and spray oil???

Aarthi said...

@sindhu you can get it in any big supermarkets

Ishwarya Dyanes said...

Hi aarthi. Is there any special specification in case we use a MW oven for your baking recipes. Will be really useful if you can mention a note for MW oven users.

Aarthi said...

@Ishwarya Dyanesu can make this only in microwave convection oven. If you have normal microwave you cannot make it

Anonymous said...

Hi aarthi
I hav microwave grill oven
can I use tat

namita shankar said...

Hi Aarthi - had a basic question.. Is oregano spicy? Have never tried oregano before and would want to tryout your recipe for my kid who cannot tolerate even a little amount of spice.. Your recipe looks yummy n delicious and am very much tempted to try it ..

Aarthi said...

@namita shankarno it is not spicy, it is flavourful and gives the aroma which a pizza or pasta needs

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousno it has to baked in convection mode

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