Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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Edel Riise Modified: March 25, 2022
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Recipe

How To Make Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Sink your teeth into these spicy buffalo chicken nuggets, coated with Italian breadcrumbs, for a crunchy snack! Whip up a tasty batch in under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tsppaprika
  • ½tspchili powder,*
  • tspblack pepper
  • 6tbspItalian seasoned breadcrumbs,whole wheat
  • ¼cuppanko
  • olive oil spray,used Misto
  • 2tbspFrank’s Hot Sauce,or Tabasco
  • 2tspolive oil
  • 1lbchicken breast,skinless, cut into 40 small bite sized pieces
  • 4celery stalks,trimmed to 4-inch strips
  • ½cupblue cheese dressing,optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil spray.

  2. Combine the garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, black pepper, bread crumbs, and Panko in a medium bowl, then toss well.

  3. Place the hot sauce in another medium bowl with the oil.

  4. Dip the chicken into the hot sauce mix, then into the crumbs, and place on the baking sheet.

  5. Spray the top generously with olive oil spray, then bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Turn over, then cook for another 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through.

  6. Serve with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • * Use ground cayenne to make it hotter.


  • Calories: 466.51kcal
  • Fat: 33.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.35g
  • Fiber: 1.63g
  • Sugar: 2.50g
  • Protein: 26.24g
  • Cholesterol: 82.07mg
  • Sodium: 576.12mg
  • Calcium: 68.61mg
  • Potassium: 429.45mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 52.98µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.74mg
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