Recipes and Cooking Low-Cal Crispy Chicken Nuggets with Cilantro Ranch Dressing Be the first to rate & review! Dunk this healthy alternative to classic chicken nuggets into our creamy dipping sauce. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on September 15, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karla Conrad Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 12 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 ¼ pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs or breast halves ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoon low-fat milk 1 ½ cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs 1 recipe Cilantro Ranch Dressing Cilantro Ranch Dressing ⅓ cup light sour cream ¼ cup buttermilk 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro (optional) 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon chili powder ⅛ teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside. Cut chicken into 1 1/2-inch pieces. In a plastic bag combine flour, chili powder, and salt. Add chicken pieces, a few at a time, shaking to coat. In a shallow dish combine eggs and milk. Place panko in another shallow dish. Dip chicken pieces into egg mixture, then into panko, turning to coat and pressing crumbs to adhere. Place in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake about 12 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (180°F for thigh meat, 170°F for breast meat). Serve chicken nuggets with Cilantro Ranch Dressing. Cilantro Ranch Dressing In a small bowl combine sour cream, buttermilk, cilantro (if desired), lime juice, chili powder, and salt. To Make Ahead: Cut up chicken and prepare the egg mixture and dressing; cover and chill separately for up to 12 hours. Prepare the flour mixture and measure the panko; cover and set aside. Assemble and bake before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 401 Calories 11g Fat 36g Carbs 38g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 401 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 234mg 78% Sodium 437mg 19% Total Carbohydrate 36g 13% Total Sugars 2g Protein 38g Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 85mg 7% Iron 2.4mg 14% Potassium 428mg 9% Folate, total 47.8mcg Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.6mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.