How to Make Delicious Salt and Pepper Chicken Nuggets at Home?

Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breast for this recipe?
A: Yes, chicken thighs can be used, but the cooking time may vary slightly due to the different texture and fat content.

Q: Is it necessary to double fry the chicken?
A: Double frying helps to achieve a crispier texture. However, if you prefer a lighter version, you can fry it once until fully cooked.

Q: What can I use if I don’t have parsley for garnishing?
A: You can use green onions, cilantro, or even sesame seeds as an alternative garnish.

Salt and Pepper Chicken Nuggets


  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • Black pepper powder, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 4 grams of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • Flour, as needed
  • Parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)
  1. Cut the chicken breast into chunks.
  2. Marinate the chicken chunks with 1 tablespoon of cooking wine, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, a tablespoon of cornstarch, and a pinch of black pepper powder. Let it marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch, one egg, and a pinch of salt and pepper to form a batter.
  4. Coat the marinated chicken pieces in flour.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken until both sides are slightly golden. Remove from oil.
  6. Refry the chicken until it turns golden brown.
  7. Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped parsley, if desired.
  • Calories: Varies depending on frying oil and chicken parts used.
  • Rich in protein from the chicken.
  • Contains gluten (flour) and potential allergens (egg, soy).
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