Chicken Nuggets: Quick and Super Crunchy

Chicken Nuggets: Quick and Super Crunchy


For the Chicken Nuggets:

  1. Chicken breast or thighs (1 pound, boneless and skinless)
  2. Salt (1/2 teaspoon)
  3. Black pepper (1/4 teaspoon)
  4. Garlic powder (1/2 teaspoon)
  5. Paprika (1/2 teaspoon)
  6. Egg (1, beaten)
  7. Milk (2 tablespoons)
  8. All-purpose flour (1 cup)
  9. Breadcrumbs (1 cup)
  10. Cooking oil (if frying)

Preparation Steps:

  1. Preheat Oven or Oil for Frying:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) if baking or heat cooking oil in a frying pan for deep frying.
  2. Prepare Chicken:
    • Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces, ensuring they are of similar size for even cooking.
  3. Season Chicken:
    • In a bowl, season the chicken pieces with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Mix well to coat the chicken evenly.
  4. Prepare Breading Station:
    • Set up a breading station with three bowls: one with flour, one with beaten egg mixed with milk, and one with breadcrumbs.
  5. Coat Chicken in Flour:
    • Take each piece of seasoned chicken and coat it in the flour, shaking off any excess.
  6. Dip in Egg Mixture:
    • Dip the floured chicken into the egg and milk mixture, ensuring it is well coated.
  7. Coat in Breadcrumbs:
    • Roll the chicken in breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere the breadcrumbs to the surface.
  8. Bake or Fry:
    • For baking: Place the breaded chicken nuggets on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
    • For frying: Heat oil in a pan and fry the breaded chicken nuggets until golden brown on all sides. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Serve:
    • Serve the homemade chicken nuggets with your favorite dipping sauces, such as ketchup, honey mustard, or barbecue sauce.
  10. Enjoy:
    • Enjoy the crispy and flavorful homemade chicken nuggets as a snack, appetizer, or part of a delicious meal.

These homemade chicken nuggets are a crowd-pleaser, and you can customize the seasoning to suit your taste. Whether baked or fried, they're sure to be a hit!

*Recipe on video and text may differ from each other!

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