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Cheesy Chicken Nuggets

Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these cheesy chicken nuggets are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a fun party snack.

89% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cheesy Chicken Nuggets

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 lb ground chicken (455 g)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • ½ lb mozzarella cheese (225 g), cubed
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs (50 g)
  • dried oregano, to taste
  • ½ cup flour (60 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • oil, for frying

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 639
  • Fat 33g
  • Carbs 37g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Protein 48g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. First, season the ground chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Grab a handful of ground chicken and roll into a rough ball shape, place a cube of cheese in the center and wrap the ground chicken around it. Form it into a chicken nugget shape. Set aside.
  3. Season the panko with oregano.
  4. Take the chicken nuggets and coat with flour, dip in egg and cover with the panko/oregano mix.
  5. Deep fry in the oil until browned and crispy.
  6. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Chicken Nuggets