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The Easy Homemade Chicken Nugget Recipe for Kids

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Nugget
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alisha Grogan MOT, OTR/L


  • 2 lbs Chicken breasts or tenderloins
  • 2 cups Breadcrumbs, flour, almond flour, or cornmeal
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder (Optional)
  • 4 tbsp Butter


  1. In one bowl, beat together eggs.

  2. In second bowl, mix together breadcrumbs (or flour), salt and optional garlic powder

  3. Cut chicken into small pieces

  4. Cover chicken with plastic wrap and pound chicken until thin

  5. Heat skillet on medium heat and let butter melt

  6. Dip chicken into egg and then into breadcrumbs or flour mixture

  7. Place breaded chicken into pan and cook until lightly browned on both sides