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Homemade Chicken Nuggets



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (20m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

factory farmed chicken nuggets

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. 2.In a shallow dish, mix together the flour, salt, black pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  3. 3.In another shallow dish, whisk together the egg and milk.
  4. 4.In a third shallow dish, place the panko breadcrumbs.
  5. 5.Dip each piece of chicken into the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, and finally the breadcrumbs, pressing the breadcrumbs onto the chicken to ensure they stick.
  6. 6.Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken nuggets and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  7. 7.Transfer the chicken nuggets to a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, until cooked through.
  8. 8.Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, try adding some grated Parmesan cheese or dried herbs to the breadcrumb mixture.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have panko breadcrumbs, you can use regular breadcrumbs instead, but the texture won't be quite as crispy.