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KFC Chicken Nuggets

KFC Chicken Nuggets Recipe

The KFC chicken nuggets are small bite-sized chicken snacks. They are dredged in a spicy flour coating and then deep-fried until golden. They are very easy to make and are great for your munchies.
4.72 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 321 kcal


  • 2 Small Bowls
  • Deep Fryer
  • Paper Towels
  • Whisk
  • Perforated Ladle


  • 8 ounces Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless, cut into bite-size pieces)
  • ½ cup Self-Rising Flour
  • 1 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 large Egg
  • 2 tablespoons Hot Sauce
  • ¼ cup Whole Milk
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • Vegetable Oil (for frying)


  • In a deep fryer, add oil and heat it to a temperature of 350℉.
  • Take a small bowl and mix egg, milk, and hot sauce. Now, take the chicken pieces and dip them in the egg mixture.
    KFC Chicken Nuggets Step 1
  • Take another bowl, mix self-rising flour, all-purpose flour, and baking powder. To the flour mixture, add salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and paprika.
    KFC Chicken Nuggets Step 2
  • Dredge the marinated chicken in the seasoned flour. After that, once again dip them in the egg mixture and dredge them in the flour mixture.
    KFC Chicken Nuggets Step 4
  • Gently place the nuggets in the fryer and fry them for about 5 minutes until they are golden in color.
    KFC Chicken Nuggets Step 5
  • Then, take them out and drain them using paper towels. Your delicious KFC chicken nuggets are ready!
    KFC Chicken Nuggets are ready


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Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 1319mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g
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