Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

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Check out these tasty little bites that are not only a breeze to make but also incredibly delicious! What’s our secret? We throw in a cooked potato to keep them extra tender.

Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pound of skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup of jarred roasted red bell peppers
  • 1 small red onion or half of a large one
  • 1 small cooked russet potato
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt adjust to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper adjust to taste
  • 1/2 cup of fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley loosely packed
  • 1 cup of Japanese bread crumbs panko


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a food processor, toss in 2 large chicken breasts, the cooked potato, red onion, and roasted red pepper. Sprinkle in salt, pepper, paprika, oregano, and cornstarch. Top it off with parsley.
  • Pulse everything in the food processor until it’s all mixed up.
  • Take the chicken mixture out and shape it into bite-sized nuggets, using about a heaping tablespoon for each.
  • Spread the panko bread crumbs on a plate.
  • Roll the raw chicken nuggets in the panko bread crumbs and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Pop these little wonders into the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until they’re golden brown and the chicken is cooked through!
  • Serve them up with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauces. Enjoy!

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