Bare Chicken Nuggets Recipes


Chicken nuggets are a classic and beloved dish that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. These bare chicken nuggets are a healthier alternative to the traditional breaded version, as they are not coated in breadcrumbs or flour. With a simple and flavorful seasoning, these nuggets are sure to be a hit at your next meal.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces, about 1-inch cubes.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using).
  4. Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over the chicken and toss again to ensure all pieces are well coated.
  6. Arrange the seasoned chicken nuggets on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and let the chicken nuggets cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Enjoy your delicious and healthier bare chicken nuggets!