Chicken Nuggets:

  • Crispy and flavorful chicken nuggets
  • Perfect for a quick and tasty meal or snack
  • Kid-friendly recipe
  • Easy to customize with different seasonings


Homemade Crispy Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Learn how to make delicious and crispy chicken nuggets at home with this easy recipe that your whole family will love.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Serving
Calories 250 kcal


  • Mixing bowls
  • Baking sheet
  • Wire rack
  • Frying pan
  • Tongs


  • 500 grams boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Oil for frying


  • In a small bowl, mix together the flour, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs.
  • Dip each chicken piece into the flour mixture, then into the beaten eggs, and finally coat with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the breaded chicken pieces until golden brown and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • Remove the chicken nuggets and place them on a wire rack to drain excess oil.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.


Nutrition Information:

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g


Homemade chicken nuggets are a healthier alternative to store-bought versions and can be customized to suit your taste preferences.

Serving Tips:

Serve with ketchup, barbecue sauce, or honey mustard for dipping.

Tips and Tricks:

For extra crispy nuggets, try double breading the chicken pieces before frying.


Add different seasonings like Italian herbs or chili powder for a unique flavor twist.
Keyword Chicken Nuggets



Can I bake these chicken nuggets instead of frying them?

Yes, you can bake the chicken nuggets in a preheated oven at 400°F for about 15-20 minutes until crispy.


Can I use chicken thigh meat instead of chicken breast?

Yes, you can use chicken thigh meat for a juicier nugget.


Can I freeze these chicken nuggets?

Yes, you can freeze the uncooked breaded chicken nuggets on a baking sheet before transferring to a freezer bag for up to 3 months.


Can I use gluten-free breadcrumbs for this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute gluten-free breadcrumbs for a gluten-free version of this recipe.


How can I make these nuggets spicy?

Add cayenne pepper or hot sauce to the flour mixture for a spicy kick.



Enjoy making these homemade crispy chicken nuggets for a delicious and satisfying meal that everyone will love.