Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

These spicy little nuggets look and taste like the kind you get at a fast-food place. They’re crispy, juicy, and tender, and they have a fabulous kick from the Buffalo sauce. These are so good on their own, but you can easily dip them in your favorite sauce.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 4 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 oz. each), cut into 1½" pieces
  • ⅔ cup Buffalo-style hot sauce (such as Frank’s Red Hot)
  • 1 cup gluten-free panko bread crumbs
  • 1½ Tbsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place chicken in a large bowl. Toss with hot sauce, cover, and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 500°F. Grease a baking sheet with gluten-free cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Mix bread crumbs, crushed red pepper, salt, and black pepper in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip each nugget into the bread crumbs and cover liberally. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat until all chicken is covered. Bake for 10–12 minutes or until chicken is crispy.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5 oz. each), cut into 1½" pieces
  • ⅔ cup Buffalo-style hot sauce (such as Frank’s Red Hot)
  • 1 cup gluten-free panko bread crumbs
  • 1½ Tbsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place chicken in a large bowl. Toss with hot sauce, cover, and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 500°F. Grease a baking sheet with gluten-free cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Mix bread crumbs, crushed red pepper, salt, and black pepper in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip each nugget into the bread crumbs and cover liberally. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat until all chicken is covered. Bake for 10–12 minutes or until chicken is crispy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat2.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium2050mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein16g