Lemon Pepper Chicken Nuggets


These frozen lemon pepper chicken nuggets are quick, easy, and SO SO good. The lemon pepper sauce is buttery and flavorful and really takes these frozen chicken nuggets to the next level!


Frozen Chicken Nuggets Butter Garlic Lemon Lemon Pepper Seasoning Onion Powder Ground Cayenne

Step 1

Cook chicken according to package directions.

Step 2

While the chicken is cooking, combine butter, garlic, lemon juice, lemon pepper seasoning, onion powder, ground cayenne, and lemon zest in a saucepan.

Step 3

Cook over medium heat until the butter is melted and the sauce is hot, stirring constantly.

Step 4

Add the cooked chicken to the sauce and stir/toss until all the chicken is covered. Remove the chicken from the pan and place it into a serving dish. Enjoy!

Q: What frozen chicken nuggets do you recommend?

A: We recommend the Just Bare lightly breaded chicken breast chunks!

Q: Can I cook the chicken in my air fryer?

A: I heat my chicken nuggets in the air fryer at 350 degrees until they're crisp, about 10 minutes

Looking for another chicken recipe?

Try our Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings!