Chicken Nuggets
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Chicken Nuggets

Say goodbye to mystery meat and hello to nuggets made with chicken breast…and only that. Simply processed with a sprinkling of seasoning, you’re just a deep-fry away to golden crispness. No visits to the freezer aisle required.
the Paradice™ 9
the Paradice™ 9 Product Details

the Paradice™ 9

+3 more appliances


30 mins total time

30 mins active time


Makes about 14



  • boneless and skinless chicken breast icon
    1 lb boneless and skinless chicken breasts

    cut into 1-inch pieces

  • kosher salt icon
    1½ tsp kosher salt


  • onion powder icon
    ¼ tsp onion powder
  • garlic powder icon
    ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • all-purpose flour icon
    ⅔ cup (3½ oz) all-purpose flour
  • cornstarch icon
    2 tbsp cornstarch
  • freshly ground black pepper icon
    Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

  • vegetable oil icon
    ½ cup (4 fl oz) vegetable oil


  • 1Carefully assemble the processor with the grey spindle and green S-blade™ in the bowl. Add the chicken, ½ teaspoon salt, onion powder and garlic powder and process until a paste has formed.
  • 2Place the flour, cornstarch, pepper and remaining 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  • 3Using a tablespoon measure, shape 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture into a ball, flatten and shape into a nugget. Toss in the flour mixture to coat. Shake off the excess flour and place on a tray. Continue with the remaining chicken mixture.
  • 4Place a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil, when hot, add the nuggets and cook until golden brown. Flip the nuggets over and continue cooking until a meat thermometer registers minimum 165°F when inserted in the center. Remove and drain on paper towel.
  • 5Serve the nuggets with your favorite sauce.
Main course
Hors d'oeuvr/Appetizers
Dairy Free

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