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Grown Up Chicken Nuggets

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons basil
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1/2 cup butter


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Trim chicken breast of any fat. Cut into 1-inch, nugget sized pieces.
  • In a small bowl mix together the bread crumbs, wheat germ, flax seed, parmesan, salt, basil and oregano. If you don't want to use wheat germ or flax seed simply replace it with the same amount of bread crumbs.
  • In another small bowl melt the stick of butter in the microwave.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the butter and then roll them around in the breadcrumb mixture. Make sure they are good and coated.
  • Places the coated chicken nuggets onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for about 25 minutes.