Better-Than McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 20, 2020 Modified: May 10, 2021
Better-Than McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Make the world’s best chicken nuggets at home with this quick recipe! Change up the seasoning to add some heat. A perfect after school snack.

How To Make Better-Than McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large frying pan.
  2. In a large ziplock bag, add in the garlic, salt, pepper, and flour.
  3. Place the chicken in the bag and lightly shake to ensure that it is evenly coated. After that, place the breadcrumbs in a shallow baking dish.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg together with water.
  5. Coat the chicken in the egg mixture then roll them in the breadcrumbs.
  6. Place the chicken in the heated pan and fry them until they turn golden brown.
  7. Transfer the chicken pieces onto a paper towel to drain the grease. Afterward, serve them hot with a dipping sauce of your choice. Enjoy!

How To Make Better-Than McDonald's Chicken Nuggets

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large frying pan.

  2. In a large ziplock bag, add in the garlic, salt, pepper, and flour.

  3. Place the chicken in the bag and lightly shake to ensure that it is evenly coated. After that, place the breadcrumbs in a shallow baking dish.

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg together with water.

  5. Coat the chicken in the egg mixture then roll them in the breadcrumbs.

  6. Place the chicken in the heated pan and fry them until they turn golden brown.

  7. Transfer the chicken pieces onto a paper towel to drain the grease. Afterward, serve them hot with a dipping sauce of your choice. Enjoy!

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