Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

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Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Salt, pepper and garlic powder

Vegetable or canola oil

1 cup cornstarch

4 eggs, beaten

1/2 teaspoon salt


Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.


Cut chicken into 1 1/2 inch pieces then season liberally with salt, pepper and garlic. Coat chicken with cornstarch; set aside. I added my cornstarch to a gallon-sized zip-top bag then added 8-10 pieces of chicken at a time, sealed the bag, shook vigorously and then removed the chicken pieces and it worked like a charm.


Beat eggs with 1/2 teaspoon salt then quickly dip cornstarch-coated chicken pieces in egg, shake off excess, then fry in hot oil on both sides until golden brown. Cook in batches to ensure you don’t overcrowd the pan. Serve immediately.