Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets – An Easy Chick-Fil-A Copycat Recipe

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These Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets are an easy and perfect copycat recipe. They will  take your weekly menu planning by storm. Who knew that you could get that taste and flavor without having to hit up the local drive-thru. This is an easy Chick-Fil-A Copycat Recipe.copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets recipe

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably tired of trying to rack your brain of what to make for dinner. This is honestly what’s so great about this recipe. It has very few steps and so simple to make. Plus, who doesn’t love Chick-Fil-A Nuggets? Get ready to treat everyone in your family without even having to take them to a restaurant!


An Easy Chick-fil-a copycat recipe

Who doesn’t love Chick-Fil-A Nuggest?

And the kicker to this delicious recipe? They taste just like the “real thing”. 

Dinner has never been so simple or Tasty! So read on to see why you need to make these delicious treat!

Ingredients to make these copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into 2″ pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups dill pickle brine
  • add 1 cup flour
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered confectioners’ sugar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of peanut oil

How to make  Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

Place the dill pickle brine in a container with a lid.
Cut the chicken in nugget pieces and then place in the dill pickle brine.
chicken soaking in dill pickle juice
Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
In a shallow dish, combine the flour, powdered icing sugar, and seasoning. Set aside.
In a second dish, combine the milk and egg.
Place the 2 cups of peanut oil in a heavy pot (like a Dutch oven) over medium heat.
Dip each piece of chicken in the milk mixture, then dredge in the flour mixture.
dredging the chicken in flour mixture
When the oil is hot, add the nuggets 4-5 at a time and fry until golden, about 3-4 minutes.
Remove the nuggets from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
Repeat with all nuggets.
Serve fresh. Enjoy with delicious Chick Fil A sauce you can find the copycat version here
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  • Reply Wmom23

    How hot should the oil be? “Medium” just doesn’t do it for frying. It’s usually around 350 degrees.

    April 8, 2021 at 4:18 pm
  • Reply Cheap lunch ideas for kids (that you'll love, too) » Chicken Scratch Diaries

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    May 16, 2020 at 5:43 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Didn’t taste like Chick Filet… crusty doesn’t stick to chicken. Tastes good.

    February 20, 2020 at 4:29 pm
  • Reply Sara Tarver

    These look delicious!

    June 1, 2019 at 11:30 pm
  • Reply charmaine

    Great easy recipe. I think my family will love this.

    June 1, 2019 at 11:57 am
  • Reply kimrk56

    If it’s a close copycat, it’d be great!

    May 27, 2019 at 6:55 pm
  • Reply Darlene Carbajal

    That looks so good!

    May 27, 2019 at 3:13 pm
  • Reply gloria patterson

    love chick fil a their nuggets are so good……..

    pickle juice will surprised me but this is so interesting I am going to try it. Where do you get the pickle juice? My jars are alway just about empty when I remove the last pickle.

    May 27, 2019 at 11:04 am
  • Reply Marlene V.

    My kids would love this recipe. Going to definitely try it!

    May 26, 2019 at 9:58 am
  • Reply Deborah D

    looks and sounds yummy

    May 26, 2019 at 9:38 am
  • Reply Richard Brandt

    Ah I love me some good nuggets like these. Thanks for the recipe!

    May 25, 2019 at 11:06 pm
    • Reply LeAnn Harbert

      My granddaughters love Chic Fil A nuggets. I’ll have to try this out for them.

      June 7, 2019 at 9:21 pm
  • Reply Nancy

    Looks good to me. My boyfriend does all the chicken prep here but this place is one of our favorites.

    May 25, 2019 at 9:22 pm
  • Reply Calvin

    Never had Chick fil a before, this sounds great.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply l p

    you’re right – it looks easy to make. thanks

    May 25, 2019 at 1:16 pm
  • Reply Heather K

    My kids love this. They ask for it all the time.

    May 25, 2019 at 11:50 am
  • Reply Nancy Burgess

    Looks delicious my family will love this.

    May 24, 2019 at 11:17 pm
    • Reply Buddy Garrett

      I love this recipe. The chicken nuggets lol delicious.

      June 9, 2019 at 12:25 pm
  • Reply Nerlande

    This looks yummy ! Good recipe

    May 24, 2019 at 7:23 pm
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