Best Chicken Nuggets Recipe

4.30 from 4 votes

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Chicken Nuggets gained much popularly across America ever since Mcdonalds launched its chicken mcnuggets. Either deep-fried in vegetable oil or baked to make healthy chicken nuggets, they are kids favorite and equally loved by adults. Mostly sold as Chicken McNuggets, calories in chicken nuggets are as high as 296 per 100 gram but the juicy taste makes it one of the favorite American food products. Here is the homemade chicken nuggets recipe to try which you can enjoy making for any get-together party.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
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Ingredients
  

  • Chicken breast 250 gram
  • For chicken Nugget Seasoning/Marination -
  • Freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoon
  • Vinegar 2 tablespoon
  • Minced garlic 1 tablespoon
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • For Nuggets Coating -
  • All purpose flour 1/2 cup
  • Bread crumbs 1 cup
  • Egg 1
  • Freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoon
  • Salt
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Instructions
 

  • Marinate Chicken breast: Chop chicken breast into small cubes and marinate/season the cubes with the ingredients listed under ¢â‚¬Å“Chicken nuggets seasoning¢â‚¬Â list ie salt, vinegar, freshly crushed black pepper, minced garlic. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
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  • Chicken Breast Coating: Place all-purpose flour and bread crumbs in two separate bowls. Season both of them with salt and pepper.
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  • Whisk the egg in a bowl and combine 1 tablespoon of water and keep it aside.
  • After an hour take out the marinated chicken and toss it in all-purpose flour. This ensures that the marination remains intact with the chicken. Then dip into the egg wash and coat it completely. Give the final coat with tossing it into bread crumbs.
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  • Continue this coating and tossing process with all the cubes/nugget.
  • To get the best results, place these coated nuggets into the refrigerator for another half an hour, This ensures the perfect coating for the nuggets so that it doesn¢â‚¬â„¢t come out while frying. You can completely void this step in case of a hurry.
  • how long to fry chicken nuggets: This step needs attention as perfect frying means the best chicken nuggets. Take a heavy bottom wok, heat oil to medium heat.
  • To check if the oil is ready drop a pinch of breadcrumb powder. If the oil sizzles that means its ready to fry.
  • Fry the nuggets in batches of 4-5 until they turn crisp and golden at one side, turn then to the other side.
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  • Caution - If the flame is too high, it will burn the nuggets from outside while the inside would still remain uncooked. Total time would be around 5 minutes to fry it completely.
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  • With help of the slotted spatula, drain out the excess oil. Transfer the chicken nuggets on a kitchen paper towel. Sprinkle salt, pepper and serve hot with either ketchup or homemade mayonnaise.
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Notes

About the Author: Priyanjali is a complete foodie and loves to cook and bake. She also loves to try out new recipes and recreate them with her own twist. Experimenting with healthy versions of the traditional recipes is her forte and this is what you can find on her blog – Oh so delish. Follow Priyanjali on PlattershareInstagramPinterest and Google plus or you can like her facebook page PJOhsodelish

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