Budget Friendly Bits: Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets

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Total Cost: $6.10
Cost Per Serving: $1.02

Serves 6

3 chicken breasts (about 1.5 pounds), cut into 1/2 in. strips – $2.99
2/3 c. Bisquick mix – $.53
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese – $2.30
1/2 tsp. garlic salt – $.03
1/2 tsp. paprika – $.07
1 egg – FREE (since we have backyard chicken)
3 Tbsp. butter, melted – $.18

Prep Day: In a 1-gal. plastic bag, mix Bisquick (or flour), cheese, salt, and paprika. Dip the chicken strips into the egg; place in bag and shake to coat (do half at a time). Place on cookie sheet and freeze. Once frozen place in freezer bag and put back in freezer.

Serve Day: Do not thaw. Cook from frozen. Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Drizzle butter over chicken. Bake 25 min. turning halfway. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

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