Chicken Nugget Recipe

Chicken Nugget Recipe, Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets? Can it be done? Yes! Well maybe. These chicken nuggets are deep fried so I guess this depends on your idea of healthy. Oven baked would be healthier… but even deep fried, these have got to be healthier than the smashed up leftover chicken, that makes up most of the prepackaged chicken nuggets you can buy.

2 boneless skinless chicken breast.
1 cup flour (I use whole wheat)
1 1/2 tsp paprika
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
2/3 cup milk

Slice your chicken breasts into strips or nuggets. Set aside.

Lightly beat one egg. Mix in all other ingredients. You should have a somewhat thick batter.

Dip your chicken pieces in this batter. The trick is to get the batter to stick to your chicken… It’s not easy. Dip it thick and it seems to work ok.

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Fry your chicken pieces in a deep fryer about 4 minutes in or until golden brown.  Check a nice thick piece to be sure they are done through.

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This also works in about 1 inch oil in a cast iron skillet.   Chicken Nuggets

Fry 2 or 3   minutes in or until golden brown.  Turn and brown the other side.    Total time will depend on the thickness of your chicken.

Serve these with Ranch dressing, barbecue sauce, or whatever sauces you like. I liked mine just as they are.

Chicken Nugget Recipe Maybe not the prettiest things in the cooking world but YUM!

Who is that crazy woman who enjoys canning, a full pantry, and simplicity? Hi, I am Sharon, a simple woman in love with her hardworking husband, and home school mom of 4 sons.

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