How to Make Chicken Nuggets

Chicken nuggets come in many different varieties and can be seasoned in a number of different ways. This recipe is one simple but delicious variety. Get started at step number one below.

Ingredients

  • Boneless Chicken thighs, cut into two pieces each
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3-5 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup maida, seasoned with little salt (regular flour can be substituted, if desired)
  • Egg, beaten with a teaspoon of water
  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Steps

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    Place the chicken pieces in a bowl.
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    Add the juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Leave the chicken to marinate for six to eight hours. Put it in the refrigerator or another cool place where it will not be contaminated.
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    Beat the egg in a bowl with a little water.
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    Coat each chicken piece well with maida. Press well in maida. Ordinary white flour can also be used.
    • Dip each piece of chicken in the egg and then press each into the breadcrumbs. Put the coated chicken pieces into the refrigerator until frying time.
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    Put the oil in a pan and set the heat to medium. Turn down the heat then deep fry the nuggets for 3 - 4 minutes, two to three pieces at a time, until golden brown and the chicken is cooked.
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    Drain off the oil with absorbent paper.
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    Garnish with lemon wedges and coriander or parsley sprig. Serve hot with a sauce.

Things You'll Need

  • Bowls
  • Pan suitable for deep frying

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