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Honey-glazed chicken nuggets recipe

Honey-glazed chicken nuggets recipe

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Chinese five spice-flavoured honey gives these chicken nuggets a sweet kick that kids especially will love. Serve with egg-fried veg-packed rice for your new favourite fakeaway dish. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 606 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 20 Hearty Food Co. frozen breaded chicken nuggets
  • 3 tbsp clear honey 
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 2 x 250g packs microwave basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 medium free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 head broccoli, separated into bite-sized florets
  • 100g frozen sweetcorn
  • 2 tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced​
Basmati rice can always be swapped for long-grain

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    24g 35%
  • Saturates

    4g 20%
  • Sugars

    17g 19%
  • Salt

    1.5g 25%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 68.5g Protein 24.5g Fibre 7.5g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C.
  2. Cook the chicken nuggets according to packet instructions. Mix together the honey and ½ tsp five spice and toss through the cooked chicken nuggets.
  3. Cook the rice according to the pack instructions.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the eggs and fry for 2-3 mins, stirring gently until fully cooked. Set aside.
  5. Wipe the pan clean and heat the remaining 1 tbsp oil in the pan. Add the broccoli and sweetcorn. Fry for 5-8 mins until piping hot and the broccoli has softened, then add the soy sauce, remaining ½ tsp five spice, rice, eggs and spring onions. Toss together and serve on a plate topped with the chicken nuggets.

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