Homemade Chicken Nuggets


Homemade Chicken Nuggets

1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts                      3 cups flake cereal, crushed

1 cup plain yogurt                                                       1 tsp. dried thyme

                                                                                    ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 375°F.  Lightly grease a cookie sheet with oil.  Cut chicken into 1 ½-inch pieces.  Place chicken pieces in a bowl and coat each with yogurt.  Mix the cereal, thyme, and pepper in a bowl.  Roll each chicken piece in the cereal, then place in one layer on the cookie sheet.  Bake for 25 minutes, or until meat thermometer inserted in the center of the nuggets reaches 180°F.

Makes 4 servings

Each serving provides 260 calories, 30 grams protein, 26 grams carbohydrate, 3.5 grams fat, 325 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber.