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Zesty chicken nuggets

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Deliciously crispy, golden chicken nuggets 

Syns: 1 per portion


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread from a 400g loaf (whizzed up into breadcrumbs)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • zest 1 lemon
  • pinch of dried thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp oil


  1. Cut the chicken into chunks
  2. Add the lemon zest, thyme and salt and pepper into the breadcrumbs
  3. Dip each chicken chunk into egg, and then coat in breadcrumbs
  4. Remove the paddle from your Actifry, and brush the teaspoon of oil over the cooking pan
  5. Place the nuggets around the pan, leaving a little space between each, and put on to cook for 7 minutes
  6. After 7 minutes, re-insert the paddle, and cook the nuggets for a further 7 minutes.


If you don’t have an Actifry and would like to oven bake these, place them on a baking tray, spray with oil, and bake for 15-17 minutes at 180c.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes