Homemade Chicken Nuggets
Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 2 cups breadcrumbs
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- Vegetable oil, for frying
Instructions for Homemade Chicken Nuggets recipe:
- In a shallow dish, combine the flour, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
- In a second shallow dish, beat the eggs.
- In a third shallow dish, add the breadcrumbs.
- Dip the chicken chunks in the flour mixture, then the beaten eggs, and finally the breadcrumbs.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Once the oil is hot, add the chicken nuggets and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
- Use a slotted spoon to remove the nuggets from the skillet and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.
To dress it up, you can serve the nuggets with dipping sauces such as honey mustard, barbecue sauce, or ranch dressing.
Nutrition per serving (based on 4 servings): Calories: 540 Fat: 21g Carbohydrates: 40g Protein: 40g
Note: Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific brands and ingredients used.