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Homemade Chicken McNuggets

Skip the lines at Mickey D's by making your own crispy chicken nuggets at home!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • For the flour coating:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • For the batter:
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Oil to deep-fry

Steps

  1. On a lined baking tray, shape ground chicken into nugget shapes. Freeze until solid.
  2. In a re-sealable plastic bag, add all ingredients for flour coating. Shake to mix.
  3. For the batter, whisk together listed ingredients until combined. Set aside.
  4. Add frozen nuggets to bag with flour coating and shake to coat. Then dip each nugget in the batter, followed by another shake in the flour coating.
  5. Heat oil to 350°F, and fry for 5-6 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Serve with BBQ or sweet and sour sauce. Enjoy!