Baked Sweets & Sour Chicken

These are the best crispy chicken nuggets you’ve ever made! This delicious and
healthy chicken nuggets recipe takes about 30 minutes from start to finish and uses
very simple ingredients like panko breadcrumbs, chicken breasts, and spices.
Serve with honey mustard, ketchup or your favorite barbecue sauce. They are
suitable for children (and adults) and approved for adults!
It looks a bit like croquettes, but it’s homemade and contains less fat, salt and
sugar Boil, avoid frying, wrapped in cornflakes, these chicken balls are crispy and
It all happened in 4 minutes while we were making this recipe at the office! It was
thus confirmed that it is also approved by adults.
You often ask me about simple everyday recipes with just a few ingredients. Well
that’s for you.
I found a very quick and easy way to build a furnace. In addition, not all fingers
become nuggets when breading the croquettes. It is magic!


+ For 8 people
°3 cups (240g) rusks
°105 g (1 cup) grated parmesan
°2 tbsp. Salt
°2 tsp. black pepper
°2 tsp. Onion powder
°2 tbsp. smoked paprika powder
°1 piece Garlic powder
° 1/2 tsp. Cayenne pepper
4 eggs
1/4 cup (60 ml) milk
2 lbs (1 kg) skinless and boneless chicken breasts, diced 1 inch (2.5 cm)


  1. Preparation:
    • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
    • Spread panko breadcrumbs on a large baking sheet and bake for about 2 minutes or until the breadcrumbs turn golden. Remove from the oven but keep the oven on.
  2. Prepare Breadcrumb Mixture:
    • Transfer the toasted breadcrumbs to a medium bowl. Add grated parmesan and stir in salt, black pepper, onion powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
  3. Prepare Egg Mixture:
    • In another medium bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Set aside.
  4. Coating the Chicken:
    • Place parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  1. Dip each chicken cube into the egg mixture, then coat them thoroughly with the breadcrumb mixture using tongs.
  2. Place the coated chicken pieces on the prepared baking sheet, ensuring they’re spaced about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart.
  3. Baking:
    • Bake the chicken pieces in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) using a meat thermometer. Ensure they’re fully cooked.
  1. Serving:
    • Serve the baked sweet and sour chicken nuggets with your choice of sauce such as BBQ sauce, honey mustard, ketchup, or any sauce you prefer.
  2. Freezing and Reheating:
    • Let the chicken pieces cool completely before transferring them to a cookie sheet.
    • Freeze them on the cookie sheet to prevent sticking together.
    • Once frozen, transfer the chicken pieces to a freezer-safe bag or container. They can be stored in the freezer for up to 2-3 months.
    • To reheat, it’s recommended to use the oven to regain crispiness.

Enjoy these delicious homemade chicken nuggets as a snack or meal, paired with your favorite dipping sauce!

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