healthy Chicken & Vegetable Nuggets

Healthy Chicken & Vegetable Nuggets (oven baked)

These deliciously healthy Chicken & Vegetable Nuggets are sure to be a hit with the whole family! Oven-baked to perfection... and totally freezer-friendly.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 30
Author: Bake Play Smile


  • 1 medium zucchini 200g, finely grated
  • 1 medium carrot 120g, peeled , finely grated
  • 420 g can corn kernels drained, rinsed
  • 500 g chicken breast mince
  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs 45g
  • 1 tsp chicken stock powder
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup panko crumbs or dried breadcrumbs, for coating
  • olive oil cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Line 2 baking trays with baking paper and set aside.
  • Place the grated zucchini and carrot into a sieve and strain out any excess liquid. Place the strained vegetables into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the strained corn kernels, chicken breast mince, dried breadcrumbs, chicken stock powder and the egg and mix well to combine.
  • Take tablespoon-sized portions of the mixture and form into a nugget shape.
  • Coat with the panko crumbs and place onto the baking trays.
  • Spray the chicken and vegetable nuggets with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through.


These chicken and vegetable nuggets can be frozen after cooking.