You are here: Home » Recipes » Joan’s Chicken Nuggets Joan’s Chicken Nuggets Yield 6 servings These tender morsels of chicken are made from chicken breasts that have been dipped in melted butter and dredged in breadcrumbs with Parmigiano Reggiano. PrintEmail Ingredients 3 cups dry breadcrumbs or panko2/3 cup finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese1/4 teaspoon each dried thyme and basil2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces1/2 cup (1 stick) melted butter Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese and herbs. Dip chicken breasts in melted butter. Dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Place on foil lined baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is browned and done.