Cheesy Chicken Nuggets. Crispy fried chicken nuggets with a wonderful cheesy flavor.
Recipe type: Cocktail Snacks / Chicken / Poultry
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These cheesy chicken nuggets make a great cocktail snack, and they are quick and easy to make. The cheese melts into the chicken resulting in a wonderfully tender cheesy flavored chicken nugget.
  • 2 x Large skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 50g Mature cheddar cheese
  • ½ Cup Tapioca flour
  • ½ Cup finely crushed corn flakes mixed with ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Eggs Lightly beaten
  • Skewers
  • Dipping sauce of your choice
  1. Cut the chicken into 25mm cubes (1 inch)
  2. Cut the cheese into pieces 6mm x 6mm (1/4 inch) x 15mm (just over ½ inch)
  3. Using your olive pitter, punch a hole through the center of each chicken piece.
  4. Pull a chopstick through each hole to open the holes up.
  5. Press the cheese pieces into the holes, the press a skewer through each piece of cheese.
  6. Dredge the nuggets in the tapioca flour to get a good coating.
  7. Dunk them in the egg, making sure that all of the tapioca flour is wet.
  8. Dredge them in the cornflake mixture to get a good solid coating.
  9. Transfer the nuggets to a platter and allow the coating to set for 20 minutes.
  10. Half-fill your pan with oil and heat this to 180c / 350f
  11. Carefully drop the nuggets into the oil and fry them for 3 minutes per side.
  12. Remove and drain on kitchen paper.
  13. Serve immediately on platters with the dipping sauce of your choice.
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