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Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets

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!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword copycat CFA nuggets, copycat Chick-Fil-A nugget recipe, copycat Chick-Fil-A nuggets
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 532 kcal


  • 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


  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*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 707mg31%
Potassium 365mg10%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.