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homemade chicken nuggets server on white tray with creamy spicy sauce on the side
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Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade chicken nuggets are far better than what you get in Mc Donald's and KFC outlets. Making KFC style chicken nuggets at home is no big deal. The perfect nuggets which are super crispy on the outside and soft inside are really easy to make. Homemade chicken nuggets always scores better than the one you pick it from any joints, agree?
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snacks, Starters
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 201kcal


For marinating chicken

  • 300 grams boneless chicken breast cleaned, washed and cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 5 tablespoon buttermilk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ teaspoon pepper powder

For coating

  • 4 tablespoon all purpose flour maida
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup cornflakes powdered
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • Oil for deep frying


  • In a bowl add chicken buttermilk salt and pepper powder, mix well. Cover and marinate it in fridge for 3 to 4 hours. Then remove from fridge and drain off excess buttermilk.
  • Place all purpose flour on a wide flat plate. Beat eggs and place it in a bowl. In a wide bowl mix panko bread crumbs, corn flakes powder, oregano, salt, paprika, pepper powder, garlic powder, onion powder and mix well.
  • In a wide pan heat oil for deep frying.
  • Remove a piece of chicken and first coat it with flour, then dip it in egg and then coat with panko bread crumb mix. Repeat this all the chicken pieces.
  • Once oil is hot, reduce flame to medium and drop the coated chicken pieces in oil, few pieces at a time making sure you don’t over crowd the oil. Deep fry until golden brown on all side. Once cooked, remove from oil and drain it on paper towel.
  • Serve hot with any sauce or dip of your choice.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 845IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2.2mg