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chick fil a chicken nuggets

Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Copycat

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Copycat are crispy, perfectly seasoned, and with that trademark hit of savory sweetness you know and love. So easy and everything is made from scratch!

Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Copycat
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 566 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 2 chicken breasts skinless and boneless - cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peanut oil or canola oil for frying
Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
  1. In a small bowl whisk together all the sauce ingredients and set aside in the fridge.
  1. In a large bowl, combine milk with the beaten egg and add the chicken in to soak. You can even let it marinate in the mixture overnight.
  2. In a large shallow bowl combine flour with breadcrumbs, powdered sugar, paprika, white pepper, chili powder, and salt.
  3. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil.
  4. Once the oil is shimmering, dip the chicken pieces into the flour mixture and fry in batches.Do not overcrowd the pan. Fry the chicken until evenly golden and crispy, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately with honey mustard sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Chick-Fil-A Chicken Nuggets Copycat
Amount Per Serving
Calories 566 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 128mg43%
Sodium 1057mg46%
Potassium 542mg15%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 444IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.