How to make your own McDonalds chicken nuggets from home

FAT-FOOD fans know McDonald’s signature chicken nuggets are the best in the business.

Here’s how to fast-food chain’s infamous chicken nuggets at home



McDonald’s chicken nuggets are a fast food favouriteCredit: Alamy

How to make it

For chicken nuggets, you need:

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 128 g of water
  • 128 g of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tblspn of onion powder
  • 2 tblspn of salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp of black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp of MSG


  1. Pound out the chicken fillets to tenderise them
  2. Cut into smaller chicken nugget sized pieces
  3. Beat the egg and mix in the water
  4. Get a zip lock bag and add the flour, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and MSG
  5. Add each chicken piece one by one to the flour bag and give it a shake.
  6. Then take the chicken and pop in the egg mixture and coat well.
  7. Then return them to the flour bag for another shake.
  8. Once they’ve all been covered twice pop them in a fridge for another hour.
  9. Pre-heat oil in a deep fat fryer to roughly 185C
  10. Place the nuggets in the fryer for approx 10 minutes, turning once. Make sure not to overcrowd the fryer.
  11. Enjoy!

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