Slimming World Chicken Nuggets

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Homemade is best made, and these Slimming World Chicken Nuggets are just 1½ Syns per portion. Nuggets are a fast-food favourite, but when they’re deep-fried they’re not so healthy. These chicken nuggets are baked, not fried and are so easy to make. The whole family will love them!

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Slimming World Chicken Nuggets

Why buy chicken nuggets when you can easily make your own and know exactly what goes into them?

Yes, I know it’s easy to dump something out of a bag and bung it in the oven, but these Slimming World chicken nuggets are so easy to make and taste great too.

Plus compare the Syns per portion below with the 1 Syn per nugget if you were to buy them in. That’s a HUGE difference!

This recipe for breaded chicken nuggets serves 4 and has 1½ Syns per serving.

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Slimming World Breaded Chicken Nuggets

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Tracking what you eat at each meal, along with your Healthy Extras, and Syns means you can monitor when things go well – and when they don’t – so can figure out how to improve next time.

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Bake in the Oven Chicken Nuggets

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Breaded Chicken Nuggets

Breaded Chicken Nuggets

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These easy to make breaded chicken nuggets will be a hit with the whole family. Serve with your choice of sides.


  • 60g wholemeal bread roll
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into nugget size pieces
  • Low-calorie cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6 and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Tear the bread roll into pieces and place into a food processor. Whizz to form fine crumbs and transfer to a shallow bowl.
  3. Stir in the mustard powder and herbs and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Crack the eggs into a shallow bowl and beat lightly with a fork.
  5. Dip the chicken pieces in the egg, then roll in the seasoned breadcrumbs. Coat each piece evenly.
  6. Place onto the prepared baking tray and spray with cooking spray.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Serve with your choice of sides.


  • Slimming World Syns per serving: 1½ when Food Optimising.
  • Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 302Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 323mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 43g

    This site uses Nutritionix to provide estimated nutrition. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations. Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes.

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    Disclosure: I am not affiliated with Slimming World in any way other than being a member and following their Food Optimising plan. This recipe may have been adapted from a Slimming World magazine or book. If you are reading this blog post or printing this recipe the chances are you already follow SW and know all the ins and outs of how it works. Please check with your consultant, in your member pack, or online at Slimming World’s website for full and up-to-date details about the plan as it may be updated from time to time in line with the latest nutritional information. I am not a doctor or dietician, or providing medical advice and hold no responsibility for the complete accuracy of calorie counts and nutritional information. And where applicable, Syns in Slimming World friendly recipes. I advise you to check your own resources if you are using recipes to lose weight. All weight-loss programs should be followed on advice from a doctor.

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