Sweet n' Crunchy Chicken Nuggets with Spicy Mustard Dip

By Renee's Kitchen Adventures

Adapted from Food.com

Sweet n' Crunchy Chicken Nuggets with Spicy Mustard Dip

Sweet and crunchy these baked chicken nuggets are a crowd pleaser. The Spicy Mustard Dip compliments them perfectly!


  • For the chicken nuggets:
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken nuggets, cut into 1-2
  • 1 1/2 cups Quaker® Life cereal
  • 1/4 plain Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute OR 1 large egg, beaten and mixed with 1 TBS water
  • Cooking spray
  • For the sauce:
  • 3/4 cup Olive Oil Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. horseradish sauce
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 green onion, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line large baking sheet with foil or parchment (for easy clean up). Place oven safe rack onto prepared baking sheet. Spray well with cooking spray.
  2. In food processor, grind up Quaker® Life cereal until fine crumbs. Set aside.
  3. In large shallow bowl or pie plate, combine the cereal crumbs, Panko, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper and smoked paprika. Mix with fork to combine.
  4. Add flour to a small shallow bowl. Add egg substitute to another small shallow bowl. Set up a breading station with flour, egg substitute, and "breading" mixture.
  5. Dredge chicken pieces in flour, then egg substitute OR egg, and then in "breading". Place on prepared rack. Spray nuggets well with cooking spray.
  6. Bake in oven for 10 -15 minutes or until chicken is done. (Internal temperature of 165 degrees F)
  7. While chicken is baking, whisk together all ingredients for Spicy Mustard Sauce in small bowl.  If desired, reserve some green onion for garnish.

Yield: About 4 servings

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 15 mins.

Cook time: 00 hrs. 15 mins.

Total time: 30 mins.

Tags: chicken, cereal, Quaker, Life, nuggets, sweet, spicy, appetizer