Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

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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!!!

 

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Serves 3-4 people

Prep Time- 20 minutes

Passive Time- 1 hour

Cook Time- 3-5 minutes

Ingredients

 

2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2 inch cubes

1 cup  pickle juice

1 cup milk

1 cup peanut oil

1 egg

1 cup flour

1 Tbsp. powdered sugar

Dash of salt and pepper to sprinkle on top of cooked nuggets

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Directions

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.

Dipping Sauce Suggestions

Honey

Ketchup

Horseradish Sauce

Mayonnaise/Chopped Jalapeno

Ranch Dressing

Melted Cheese

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets 1
Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets
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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!!!
Servings Prep Time
3-4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3-4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 1 hour
Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets 1
Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets
Print Recipe
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!!!
Servings Prep Time
3-4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3-4 people 20 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 minutes 1 hour
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. 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 2-4 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. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or condiments.
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