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Home-style Chicken Nuggets

Published Sunday, 23 June, 2013 by Carla

Great for kids dinner!



  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • 1/2 cup (45g) cornflake crumbs
  • 1 (about 200g) chicken breast fillet, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 small (about 290g) orange sweet potato (kumara), peeled, cut into 1cm-thick slices
  • olive oil spray
  • sweet chilli sauce, to serve
  • mixed salad leaves, to serve


Step 1

preheat oven to 200c. Line 2 oven trays with baking paper.

step 2

place the egg and cornflake crumbs in separate bowls. Dip a piece of chicken into the egg then in the cornflake crumbs, tossing to coat. Place on 1 prepared tray.

step 3

use a 4cm-diameter star pastry cutter to cut stars from the sweet potato slices. Place on the remaining tray.

step 4

lightly spray the chicken and sweet potato with olive oil spray. Bake the sweet potato for 10 minutes. Add the chicken and bake for a further 10-15 minutes or until the nuggets are cooked through and the sweet potato is tender. Serve with sweet chilli sauce and salad leaves.

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