Does your family love chicken nuggets and your budget does not? This great recipe for homemade Chicken Nuggets is sure to be a winner!
Homemade Chicken Nuggets Recipe
We love these chicken nuggets at our house! The recipe is easy to make and these also freeze well so you can make a double batch and freeze what you don’t eat. One batch makes around 25 chicken nuggets depending on how big you make them. You can also use this recipe to form large round breaded chicken patties for sandwiches.
Homemade Chicken Nuggets
What you need:
- 1 egg
- 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise (Can be Homemade Mayonnaise)
- Small Onion
- 2 cup cooked Chicken
- 1/4 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 1 cup Bread Crumbs
- Salt (to season)
If you don’t already have some bread crumbs, you can easily make them. Just stuck some old bread in the oven and bake it til it’s crispy, then I run it through a blender or food processor. I use my Magic Bullet blender to make it fine crumbs. Add a bit of garlic and onion salt to flavor. Set aside for now.
Start your chicken nuggets by putting the cooked chicken and the onion in the food processor until the chicken is shredded (but not paste!).
Then add the mayo and egg and cheese to the processor and blend until mixed together.
Form the mixture into small shapes and coat with the bread crumbs. Bake the homemade chicken nuggets at 400F for 18 or so minutes, turning halfway. Since you are using cooked chicken, you just need them to bake long enough to cook the egg and to stick together.
Have you ever tried to make your own homemade chicken nuggets?