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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!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: copycat CFA nuggets, copycat Chick-Fil-A nugget recipe, copycat Chick-Fil-A nuggets
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 532kcal
Author: Jill


  • 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
  • serve with Homemade Chick Fil A Sauce


  • 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 Homemade Chick Fil A Sauce


Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 707mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.4mg