Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken Nuggets

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 -4 servings
Super Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken Nuggets. Breaded in panko breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked until golden brown and crispy. Wonderful as an appetizer or for dinner!


  • 2 chicken breasts cubed (about 1 pound)
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • extra Parmesan cheese for garnish if desired
  • chopped parsley for garnish, if desired
  • dipping sauce for serving. These would go great with my <a href="" data-mce-href="">Bourbon Barbecue Sauce</a>


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Add flour to a shallow dish.
  4. Add egg to a shallow bowl and whisk, set aside.
  5. Add breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese to a shallow bowl and mix to combine.
  6. Starting with the flour and ending with breadcrumbs, dip the chicken into the flour, egg and Parmesan breadcrumbs.
  7. Line the chicken tenders on a baking sheet covered with a silicon baking mat.
  8. Place in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes until fully cooked. Flip halfway through cooking.
  9. Take out of the oven and top with extra Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley for garnish.
  10. Serve with a side of your favorite dipping sauce.

Recipe Notes

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