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homemade chicken nuggets recipe

📋 Homemade chicken nuggets recipe

Chicken nuggets flavourved bread crumbs with Parmesan and basil #yourguaridnchef #parmesan #friedfood #Italianfood
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fried, kids, nuggets
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 901kcal


Breadcrumbs (can be prepared in advance and stored in the freezer)



  • Prepare or defrost the breadcrumbs (see article above)
    bread garlic parmesan basil
  • Cut the chicken breast into long strips and season with salt.
    Cut the chicken breast in slices
  • Prepare 3 plates: one with the flour, one with the eggs mixed with salt and pepper, and one with the breadcrumbs
    prepare 3 plates
  • One by one dip the chicken nuggets in the following order: First in the flour, making sure they are completely coated. Shake off any excess flour.
    deep the chicken slides one by one
  • Then dip them in the eggs…. …And lastly in the breadcrumbs.
  • Once they are completely coated and ready, deep-fry them in oil until golden and crispy.
    prepare the chicken to fry
  • The remaining breadcrumbs should not be put away as they have touched raw chicken and cannot be re-stored. I usually mix them with the remaining eggs and fry them up to limit wastage.
  • Kids love them; in Italian they are called the “Vecchia”, meaning old lady. Probably because they were reserved for toothless old ladies who could not bite into chicken!
    homemade chicken nuggets recipe


Calories: 901kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 74g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 278mg | Sodium: 1291mg | Potassium: 1142mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 378mg | Iron: 8.3mg