Chicken nuggets in the oven: how to cook a low-calorie dish

Tetiana KoziukFood
Recipe for chicken nuggets in the oven

Chicken nuggets are one of the most popular fast foods in the world. Replicating the dish at home is not difficult. Most often, nuggets are cooked in a large amount of oil in a frying pan, which is not healthy or low-calorie. However, this can be fixed by using the oven.

Food blogger Viktoriia Didus shared a recipe for chicken nuggets in the oven on her Instagram page.

Recipe for chicken nuggets in the oven


  • chicken fillet – 500-600 g
  • honey – 1 tsp
  • eggs – 3 pcs
  • breadcrumbs
Chicken fillet nuggets
  • oil
  • flour
  • salt, pepper
  • dry garlic
  • cumin

Method of preparation:

1. Cut the chicken into pieces about 2 centimeters thick.

How to cook low-calorie nuggets

2. Mix the chicken with honey, salt and spices. Stir, cover with foil, and leave for 30 minutes.

Breading for nuggets

3. Then dip each piece of chicken first into the flour, then into egg and breadcrumbs.

4. Put on a baking sheet and lightly drizzle with oil.

Chicken nuggets in the oven

5. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

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