Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Level
Intermediate
Prep
21 minutes
Cook
12 minutes
Servings
Makes 8 servings

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons buffalo hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon, divided
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • Fresh cracked black pepper

Make It

Step 1

Microwave butter in a small bowl until melted. Add buffalo sauce and water; stir until fully combined. Set aside.

Step 2

Beat egg in a shallow bowl. Combine cornstarch, 2 teaspoons bouillon and cayenne pepper in a shallow dish. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper; spray with nonstick cooking spray. Dip chicken pieces in egg; shake off excess. Dip in cornstarch mixture, turning to coat both sides. Place on prepared baking sheet. Lightly spray chicken with cooking spray.

Step 3

Bake at 400° F for 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and bake for an additional 5 minutes. Brush with buffalo sauce mixture. Bake for an additional 2 minutes.

Step 4

Place in serving dish; pour any unused buffalo sauce over chicken.

Step 5

Combine mayonnaise, buttermilk, cheese and remaining ¼ teaspoon bouillon in a small bowl. Season with black pepper. Serve as dipping sauce for chicken.