The Best Chicken Nuggets

The Best Chicken Nuggets

shared by Jennifer in Hors d'oeuvres, Chicken

The Best Chicken Nuggets

shared by Jennifer


  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Novice
  • Serves: 4 people


  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup+ avocado oil for frying


  1. Cut the chicken breast into 1 inch cubes.
  2. In one bowl, whisk the egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the Parmesan, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, and sea salt.
  4. Use one hand to coat the chicken cubes in egg and then drop them into the Parm bowl.
  5. Use the other hand to coat it in the Parm mixture and set aside on a plate once they’re coated.
  6. Place the avocado oil in a pan over high heat.
  7. Once hot, turn the heat down to medium-high and place the chicken nuggest into the oil, about 1 inch apart.
  8. After 3 minutes, check the underside.
  9. When they’re golden brown turn them over and cook the other side for another 2 – 3 minutes.
  10. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel and continue this until all the chicken is cooked.
  11. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce!

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