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Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Learn how to make chicken nuggets from scratch

chicken nuggets with lemon wedges parsley tomato ketchup and beverage

Chicken Nuggets

Learn how to make crispy chicken nuggets.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Servings 4


  • 400 gms chicken Boneless,cut into 1 and 1/2 " pieces
  • 1/2 +1/8 tsp oregano
  • black pepper powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup All purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/8 tsp Chili powder or according to your spice level
  • 1 large Egg beaten
  • 1 to 1 and 1/2 cups bread crumbs

For marination

  • 1/3 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • Salt to taste


  • In a bowl add all the ingredients listed under 'for marination' along with the chicken.Mix well and refrigerated for 2 to 3 hours or atleast 30 minutes.
    After marination,drain the chicken (squeeze well to remove excess liquid from the chicken),and 1/2 tsp oregano and more black pepper powder and salt to taste.
  • In a bowl,combine together all purpose flour,cornflour,1/8 tsp oregano,chili powder and a pinch of salt.Add the drained chicken and mix well until evenly coated.
  • Take the beaten egg and the bread crumbs in tow separate bowls.
  • Dip each chicken piece in the beaten egg and roll in the breadcrumbs to coat evenly.
  • Transfer onto a plate and repeat with the remaining pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan ,over medium flame .Deep fry the nuggets in small batches ,turning sides once or twice in between ,until golden brown on all the sides.
  • Drain on to a kitchen towel and serve with tomato ketchup,potato wedges/sweet potato fries,if desired.


  • 1 cup=250 ml
  • Adjust the quantity of black pepper powder according to your taste.

Serve the chicken nuggets with tomato ketchup, baked potato wedges or baked sweet potato fries, if desired.

chicken nuggets on a platter

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