Chicken nuggets

KFC Style Chicken Nuggets – Easy homemade KFC style chicken nuggets

Chicken nuggets

kfc chicken

Isn’t it tempting to have a bite at what you see above? From my own experience, I know that kids love these delicious snacks to bits; the healthy, home-made chicken nuggets undoubtedly will beg you of making more.  The best news is that it is so easy to make and you, probably, already have all the necessary ingredients at home!

I am taking it easy with the ingredients and not mentioning the  exact quantities because nothing could go wrong with this super-easy recipe.

So let’s make it;

You will need only four main ingredients:

  • Chicken breast
  • Eggs
  • Corn flakes
  • Plain flour

for seasoning :

  • salt
  • pepper powder
  • garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Red chilli powder or paprika

Let’s make :

  • Cut the chicken breast into bite size pieces.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper and keep aside.
  • Place corn flakes in a plastic bag and crush into crumbs using a rolling pin.  Keep aside.
  • Beat the egg in a bowl, mix a pinch of salt and keep aside.
  • Mix  plain flour, garlic powder, a few pinches of salt, onion powder, red chilli powder and pepper powder and place in a flat plate.
  • Now take a piece of chicken, dust in plain flour, dip in the beaten egg and finally roll in the cornflakes crumbs.

  • Deep fry until golden.
  • Taste the first fried piece and adjust salt and pepper accordingly.
  • Continue the same process with other pieces and serve immediately with ketchup or sweet and sour chilli sauce.
  • Yummy !

chicken nuggets

prawn balls

Prawn Balls – Prawn balls wrapped with golden bread crumbs

prawn-balls-300x248Kids will love these crusty and savoury prawn balls as a snack with a dollop of ketchup on the side. Packed in their school lunch box, these prawn balls  will have their crustiness intact and taste even better. They are easy to make and even easier for busy mums if stored in the freezer and deep-fried, whenever needed.

Gather the following ingredients:

Cooked prawns  1 cup
 A slice of bread
Onion  1
 Green chilli  1
 Salt and pepper to taste
Egg white 1 beaten
Golden bread crumbs 1/2 cup

Let’ s make :

  • Crush prawns with your fingers.
  • Grate the bread slice.  You can use the crusty bits left after making sandwiches.
  • Mix onion, green chili, salt and pepper with grated bread and prawns.
  • Sprinkle little warm water if the mixture is too dry.
  • Make small balls.
  • Dip in the egg white, then wrap with golden breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry until golden.
  • Serve with ketchup.
  • Delicious, crusty and memorable in taste