Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Chicken Nuggets with Sweet & Sour sauce

cut up chicken breast pieces to desired size and make sure all are similar in size and make sure they're no thicker than 1/2 in thick.
another option is: cube chicken and place in food processor and blend into a paste. form into balls and flatten into nugget pieces.

season chicken pieces with: season salt, salt, parsley, onion powder, and pepper

mix 2 eggs to about 1/2 c milk..set aside

mix about 1c flour, 1/4c finely grated parmesan cheese, 1tsp paprika, oregano, and dry mustard, salt and pepper..set aside

heat hoil to at least 350 degrees

place chicken nugget pieces in flour mixture, coat evenly, then egg/milk mixture, and flour mixture again. Place on wax paper

when oil is nice and hot, place about 3-4 pieces in oil and fry for a few minutes until golden brown, turning the pieces occasionally.

drain on newspaper or paper towel.

(you can freeze leftovers and bake them at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or so)

Sweet and Sour sauce:
1 c apricot preserves
3 tbsp heinz 57 sauce
3 tbsp italian dressing
3 tbsp soy sauce

combine and serve!

I served with Spinach Salad