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Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

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If your family loves heading to Chick-Fil-A as much as mine, you are probably looking for the best Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets recipe and now you have found it!

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

 Chick-Fil-A is a staple here in the South. Here is an easy way to make their delicious nuggets for a fraction of the in-store price.

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients

2 chicken breast, boneless cut into 2 inch cubes
1 C pickle juice
1 C whole milk
1 C peanut oil
1 egg
1 C flour
1 tbsp powder sugar
salt and pepper to sprinkle on



Directions

Using a large bowl, combine the pickle juice and chicken and let marinate for 1 hour and then drain well

Using a large skillet, heat peanut oil up

To test to see if the oil is ready, toss in a pinch of flour and if it sizzles, its ready

In a large bowl, whisk milk and egg

Add in chicken and gentle toss

Add chicken to flour and powdered sugar. Toss in the flour mixture until coated

Add a few pieces at a time of chicken into the oil

fry chicken in oil for 2-3 minutes

Place cooked chicken onto a plate of paper towels and let the oil drip off

Serve with your favorite condiments

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Servings: 6 servings

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

Prep Time:
1 hr
Cook Time:
10 mins
 
If your family loves heading to Chick-Fil-A as much as mine, you are probably looking for the best Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets recipe and now you have found it!

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast boneless cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 C pickle juice
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1 C peanut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 tbsp powder sugar
  • salt and pepper to sprinkle on

Instructions

  1. Using a large bowl, combine the pickle juice and chicken and let marinate for 1 hour and then drain well
  2. Using a large skillet, heat peanut oil up
  3. To test to see if the oil is ready, toss in a pinch of flour and if it sizzles, its ready
  4. In a large bowl, whisk milk and egg
  5. Add in chicken and gentle toss
  6. Add chicken to flour and powdered sugar. Toss in the flour mixture until coated
  7. Add a few pieces at a time of chicken into the oil
  8. fry chicken in oil for 2-3 minutes
  9. Place cooked chicken onto a plate of paper towels and let the oil drip off
  10. Serve with your favorite condiments
Nutrition Facts
Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 532 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40g 62%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 707mg 29%
Potassium 365mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 2.6%
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 5.7%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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2 comments

  1. Sweet pickle juice or Dill pickle juice?

  2. What kind of pickle juice do you use for the chicken