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Easy Honey-Lemon Veggie Nuggets

Easy Honey-Lemon Veggie Nuggets

Sneha Paul
Crispy baked nuggets coated with a hot, zingy, sweet and sticky glaze.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Bake Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Servings 2 people


  • 325 g veggie nuggets frozen
  • cup honey
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp red chilli flakes


To bake the frozen veggie nuggets:

  • Preheat the oven to 220-degree Celsius. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Place the frozen veggie nuggets in a single layer on the lined baking tray. Place the tray in the oven and bake for 12-15 min or until they become slightly golden in colour.
  • After that take the tray out of the oven and place it over the kitchen counter to cool down slightly.

To make the honey-lemon sauce:

  • In a small bowl, add water and cornflour. Mix well and keep it aside.
  • Heat a saucepan over medium-high flame. Pour honey, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt to taste.
  • Give them a good mix. Bring to a simmer and cook for a minute.
  • Then pour cornflour slurry and stir vigorously for about half a minute or until the sauce thickens.
  • Add red chilli flakes and give it a good stir. Turn the flame off. Honey-lemon sauce is ready!

To make the honey lemon veggie nuggets:

  • Add the baked veggie nuggets into the saucepan. Toss well until all the nuggets a coated with the sauce.
  • Transfer them immediately to the serving bowl. Sprinkle red chilli flakes over them and serve hot!
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