Healthy Chicken Nugget Recipe
Chicken Nugget Recipe
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Servings Prep Time
25-30 pieces 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
25-30 pieces 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Chicken Nugget Recipe
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
25-30 pieces 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
25-30 pieces 20 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: pieces
Instructions
Preparing the chicken
  1. 1. Cut chicken breast, celery stick and carrot into 1.5cm cubes and put in a food processor.
  2. 2. Add the garlic salt, Parmesan cheese, salt & pepper to taste and pulse until all ingredients are mixed well.
Preparing the breading stations
  1. 3. Whisk the egg in a small bowl.
  2. 4. Mix the flour with a little salt and pepper, and spread out on a plate.
  3. 5. Spread out the breadcrumbs on another plate.
Assemble the nuggets
  1. 6. Moisten hands to prevent sticking and form 1 tablespoon of chicken mixture into a ball. Press into a cookie cutter for shaped nuggets or flatten with fingers for a basic nugget shape.
  2. 7. Press nuggets into flour, dip it in egg wash, then in the breadcrumbs.
Choose what to do next
  1. 8. Fry it! Put the oil in a large non-stick pan over a medium heat. Fry the nuggets for 2–3 minutes each side, until golden and crisp. Drain on kitchen paper and cool slightly before serving. OR
  2. 9. Bake it! Pre-heat oven to 200⁰C. Arrange nuggets on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Lightly spray nuggets themselves with cooking spray or olive oil for a crispier coating (optional). Bake 15-20 minutes, turning once, and checking - don't overcook! OR
  3. 10. Freeze it! - To freeze put uncooked, coated chicken nuggets on baking sheet lined. Cover with cling film and freeze until solid then transfer to a re-sealable box or freezer bag. Cook direct from frozen, adding 1 minute extra cooking time for frying and 3-4 minutes extra for baking.
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