Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets

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"These are really easy and taste great! Kids love them!"

Ingredients

30 m servings 320 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 320 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 17.7 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 29.7 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 118 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 953 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Cut into 1x1x1/2 inch pieces.
  2. Fill a deep fryer with corn oil, no more than 1/3 full. Heat to medium heat.
  3. Place egg and water in a small bowl and mix well. Add the flour, sesame seeds and salt, stirring until a smooth batter is formed.
  4. Dip chicken pieces in batter and drain off any excess. Add battered chicken, a few pieces at a time, to the hot oil. Fry about 4 minutes or until golden brown and done (remove chicken from oil to test). Drain on paper towels.

Footnotes

  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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A family favorite! I use milk in place of water; eliminated sesame seeds, and added garlic powder and pepper. I fried these up in a skillet on medium high heat. They cook very quickly. This di...

This is the first time I'm rating something with one star, ever. I'm very sorry to say that these were the worst chicken nuggets I've ever eaten. They couldn't crisp up (I use a fry thermometer ...

WOW- much better than I anticipated- although next time I will reduce the salt. The batter looked too thin to me, but actually came out great. Almost reminded me of fish & chips batter. I think ...

Great recipe! Tastes like something you'd eat in a restaurant. I will definitely make this again. Thanks a bunch for the yummy recipe!!

As a beginner cook this is my 3rd recipe for chicken and it turned out very tasty...although i didnt have sesame seeds and used a deep fryer at 375, the chicken was moist and still had a crispy ...

Awesome.

These are amazing. I have never had any luck with frying meats before, the always come out greasy and mushy, or not cooked thoroughly. I was really surprised with these nuggets. The batter is...

My kids absolutely loved this recipe. They're always wanting seconds and thirds. Thanks!!

i'm sorry i didn't rate this sooner. it became an instant classic. i love it like one of my own :)