Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets
Chicken nuggets are a favorite snack food and/or dinner for kids. Parents love them because they are great for little hands, can fit in lunchboxes….and kids actually eat them! These Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets are easy to make and taste delicious! I bet that they will become a family favorite when you need to get dinner on the table quick!!!
Serves 3-4 people
Prep Time- 20 minutes
Passive Time- 1 hour
Cook Time- 3-5 minutes
2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2 inch cubes
1 cup pickle juice
1 cup milk
1 cup peanut oil
1 cup flour
1 Tbsp. powdered sugar
Dash of salt and pepper to sprinkle on top of cooked nuggets
Cut the skinless, boneless chicken breasts into 2 inch pieces.
Place the cubed chicken breast pieces into a large bowl.
Add in the pickle juice, toss to combine.
Place the bowl in the refrigerator to let the chicken marinate for 1 hour.
Take it out of the refrigerator and drain well.
Place the peanut oil in a large skillet.
Turn on the heat to heat up the peanut oil.
Sprinkle a pinch of flour into the oil to see if it is hot enough. It will sizzle if it is ready.
Whisk the egg and milk together in a large bowl.
Add in the chicken pieces and mix gently.
Add the flour and powdered sugar to a bowl.
Dip the dipped chicken pieces into the flour and powdered sugar mixture.
Place a few pieces of floured chicken into the hot oil and fry for 3-5 minutes.
Once the chicken pieces have cooked long enough, place the cooked chicken onto a paper towel lined plate to drain off any excess oil.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper once the chicken nuggets are fresh out of the hot oil.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or condiments.
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