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Homemade Chick-fil-A Nuggets

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 People


  • Skillet


  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Pounds Chicken Breast
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Dill Pickle Juice
  • 1 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbs Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup Canola or Peanut Oil Depends on the size of pan
  • 1/2 Tsp Paprika


  • Cut chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes
  • In a large bowl, combine chicken cubes Pickle juice and milk. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 60 minutes or overnight, the longer the better.
  • Remove from fridge and mix in 1 egg.
  • Mix the flour, powdered sugar, salt, pepper and paprika until well combined, I use a large zip lock bag.
  • Remove chicken from the milk/egg mixture and add the chicken pieces into the ziplock bag and shake well until fully coated.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • Working in batches, add chicken to the skillet and cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 3-5 minutes. 
  • Transfer to a cooling rack
  • Serve with ranch, honey mustard, chick Fil A sauce or just plain, they are that good!