cheerios crunchy chicken nuggets


    Cheerios® Crunch Chicken Nuggets

    Coat your chicken with a sprinkle of Cheerios® and serve with your favourite dip for a yummy, crunchy lunch.

    Preparation Time
    15 min
    Cooking Time
    25 min
    Cooling Time
    Skill Level
    Serving Size


    • 2 cups of Cheerios® cereal
    • 0.5 tsp salt
    • 0.25 tsp pepper
    • 0.25 cup of milk
    • 2 tbsp honey
    • 1 tbsp mustard
    • 450 g boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 2.5cm pieces
    • 2 tbsp butter or margarine, melted


    • Heat oven to 200°C.
    • Spray with cooking spray or lightly grease 33x22 cm pan.
    • Finely crush cereal.
    • Stir the cereal, salt and pepper together; set aside.
    • In a medium sized bowl, stir milk, honey and mustard together until blended.
    • Dip chicken into milk mixture; coat with crumb mixture.
    • Place chicken in a pan; drizzle with melted butter.
    • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until crust is golden and chicken is no longer pink in the middle.


    What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?

    As well as being a healthy choice for people who want to reduce the amount of gluten in their diet, or have coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance, Gluten Free Corn Flakes are fortified with B-vitamins, folic acid and iron

    I’ve heard a low GI diet can help me lose weight. Is this true?

    It’s too early to say. The science in this area is still emerging. There is evidence that low GI foods take longer to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer, but none that you’ll eat fewer calories at the next meal.

    Is Nestlé planning to launch gluten-free versions of its other cereals or cereal bars?

    Not yet, but we will keep listening and responding to people’s needs.

    Why do some breakfast cereals have different serving sizes labeled on pack?

    The serving sizes mentioned on breakfast cereals can slightly differ, mainly due to differences in product density. Beyond its nutrients density, it’s also important for the portion size to suit the average cereal bowl. Some types of breakfast cereals, such as mueslis or granolas, are denser than traditional flakes; so a 30 g serving could look tiny and unrealistic in a bowl – that's why we use 45 g as a reference. These different serving sizes have been defined by the European cereals trade association and consistently applied by all industry members in Europe.

    Does the high GI of breakfast cereals negate the whole grain benefits?

    No. Even though some foods made with whole grain have a high GI, you can still benefit by including them in a healthy, balanced diet. Eating lots of whole grain can be good for the heart, even if the GI of the food is high. The whole population can benefit from eating more whole grain; the effect of low GI foods is still not clear.