Chicken Nuggets with Pineapple-Orange Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into nugget-size pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp - milk
  • 3.5 cups - cornflakes, crushed
  • For Sauce:
  • 1 can (8-ounce) sliced or crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 tbsp - cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup - pineapple orange juice
  • 1/4 cup - barbecue sauce

How to Make Chicken Nuggets with Pineapple-Orange Sauce

  • Prepare dipping sauce:
  • Pour undrained pineapple into the blender.
  • Secure lid and process until it's a thick puree.
  • Pour pineapple into the saucepan and add cornstarch; blend.
  • Add pineapple orange juice and barbecue sauce; blend.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring until sauce thickens, about 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Prepare chicken nuggets:
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Whisk the egg and milk together in a small mixing bowl.
  • Place cornflakes in a plastic bag.
  • Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then shake with cornflakes to coat. Put coated chicken on a baking sheet.
  • Carefully place baking pan in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the baking pan from the oven.
  • Serve nuggets with warm pineapple-orange dipping sauce.