Spinach Chicken nuggets

The Spinach Chicken nuggets are a tasty second course, unusual and perfect for many occasions. It is prepared in a short time and combines the taste of chicken and spinach in a perfect way.

The preparation is very simple, it does not take too much and will be really perfect for everybody. In fact, the nuggets can be prepared in advance and frozen to have them always available.

So let’s see together how to prepare excellent spinach chicken nuggets.


  • 400 g chicken breast
  • 200 g spinach
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan
  • breadcrumbs
  • salt, to taste

For breading

  • 00 flour
  • 1 egg
  • breadcrumbs

Spinach Chicken nuggets


Keep the chicken away from any residues of fat and reduce into chunks. Make them as small as possible to get a well-ground mixture.

Spinach Chicken nuggets
Chicken and all ingredients in the mixer

Add the chicken inside a mixer and chop.

Add also 1 egg, Parmesan, previously boiled spinach, salt and breadcrumbs as required. Mix all for about a minute to obtain a perfectly fine mixture.

Spinach Chicken nuggets

Take a handful of dough and make a ball. Flat it lightly and pass first in the flour, then in the egg beaten with a pinch of salt and finally in breadcrumbs.

Spinach Chicken nuggets
Spinach Chicken nuggets

Place them on a baking sheet lined with baking paper and sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil.

Spinach Chicken nuggets
Nuggets ready to be baked

Bake in a preheated oven at 356°F for about 20 minutes. Turn your spinach nuggets halfway through cooking to allow a homogeneous and above all golden cooking on both sides.

Once cooked, serve hot to your guests. Serve them, if you like, with sauces.


Store the chicken nuggets for a maximum of one day in the refrigerator inside an airtight container or covered with food wrap film. Hear them again in the oven before serving them to your guests.

Use fresh ingredients if you want to freeze them before cooking, to have them always available.

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