Oven-fried, cornflake chicken bites are easy and healthy appetizer

Oven-fried chicken bites are an easy appetizer recipe.

These “fried” chicken bites offer the best of both worlds. They’re actually baked in the oven, but crushed cornflakes give them that satisfying crunch of fried chicken — all while boasting a fraction of the calories, fat and artery-clogging saturated fat of traditional chicken nuggets.

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Instead, they provide more muscle-building protein.  They’re the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer on game days, and they’ll surely satisfy hungry kids on a busy weeknight.   

A traditional 6-piece chicken nugget meal with ranch dip contains 450 calories with 36 grams of fat, 6 grams of saturated fat and 13 grams of protein. Our recipe, however, provides only 258 calories, 5 grams of fat, 1.5 grams of saturated fat and 33 grams of protein.

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