Chicken Bites

Chicken Bites

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Preparation Time

12 minutes for Chicken bites




Blend cooked chicken with breast or formula milk until it’s of smooth consistency.

Finger Food

Make the chicken bites without the paprika.


  • 2 tbsp plain flour

  • 1 medium free-range egg, beaten

  • 100g cornflakes (ideally sugar-free)

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

  • 500g boneless, skinless free-range chicken breasts, cut into 2 x 4cm pieces

These are healthy chicken bites with added bite. The cornflakes make a great, crunchy coating and toddlers will love to help crush them up. Pre-school kids can help dip the chicken pieces into the egg mixture and then the coatings. However, ensure they wash their hands well afterwards after touching raw meat.

1. Preheat oven to 200°C/gas mark 6. Line a baking tray with parchment.

2. Tip the flour onto a large plate and break the egg into a shallow bowl.

3. Place the cornflakes in a separate bowl and crush lightly with the back of a spoon. Don’t smash them too much or they won’t have any texture. Stir the paprika and grated Parmesan through the cornflakes.

4. Dip each of the chicken bites into the flour first, then the egg and then the cornflake mixture. Place the chicken bites onto the lined baking tray.

5. Bake for 10–12 minutes.

Pregnant? Chicken bites contain Omega-3 fatty acids which are important for your growing baby’s brain development.

Chicken bites r_ecipe adapted from Little Dish Family Cookbook, by Hillary Graves (£14.99, Little Brown)_

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