Homemade Dino Nuggets Recipe

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2 servings 20 minutes 12 minutes 32 minutes

These homemade dino nuggets recipe makes a tasty and fun meal. You’ll be done in a few minutes with a few ingredients and no fancy equipment. Just follow these simple instructions.

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 2 ground garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of ground bread
  • 1 egg
  • non-stick cooking spray or olive oil

Equipment

Instructions

1. Rinse the chicken breast thoroughly. After that, cut it into thick fillets.

2. Create molds with parchment paper by drawing dinosaur bodies and cutting their borders.

3. Then, press the paper molds onto the breast fillets. With the knife, carefully cut the dinosaur shapes using the paper templates.

4. As soon as you have the dinosaur figures of chicken, prepare the seasoning mixture. Combine vinegar, garlic, black pepper and salt.

5. Rub the seasoning mixture over the dino chicken nuggets.

6. Then, coat the dino nuggets with flour.

7. Next, whisk eggs and cover them.

8. Afterward, coat them with ground bread.

9. Transfer them to the air fryer and add cooking spray.

10. Cook at 400ºF (204ºC) for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking. In order for nuggets to become crispy, check when they become golden brown and if necessary add 1-2 extra minutes.

11. Serve your homemade dino nuggets and enjoy!

How to make homemade dino nuggets?

This is one of my favorite appetizers that I have ever made. No doubt, these homemade dinosaur nuggets are appealing to all ages, that no one will want to eat because they are so cute, but at the end, everyone will enjoy them.

But there are two things you must consider here, aesthetics and taste, in order to prepare them perfectly. It is crucial to obtain the right chicken breast cut so that the dino forms don’t collapse. This means that the fillet needs to be thick to make a great cutting.

Another point is its flavor, once you put them in your mouth you’ll be savoring a juicy and tasteful chicken. However, to get this, you must follow the homemade recipe.

Are you wondering how to make homemade dino nuggets that taste better? The strength of the flavor depends on the seasoning you use before cooking them. With vinegar, salt, garlic and black pepper, you can create a good taste, and once you have it, apply it to the chicken nuggets.

On the other hand, people prefer crispy homemade dinosaur nuggets, to get this texture spray a little oil and then check when they have turned golden brown. See the recipe for more information.

What to serve with homemade dino chicken nuggets?

To enjoy this dish fully, serve it with a salad. It may include lettuce, onion slices, tomato slices, dressing and cucumber slices. You can also pair it with french fries or rice.

Lastly, dip them in mayonnaise or a sauce to try different ways to eat them.


Homemade Dino Nuggets Recipe

These homemade dino nuggets recipe makes a tasty and fun meal. You'll be done in a few minutes with a few ingredients and no fancy equipment. Just follow these simple instructions.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, chicken nuggets
Servings: 2
Calories: 270kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced black pepper
  • 2 ground garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup finely ground bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • non-stick cooking spray or olive oil

Instructions

  • Rinse the chicken breast thoroughly. After that, cut it into thick fillets.
  • Create molds with parchment paper by drawing dinosaur bodies and cutting their borders.
  • Then, press the paper molds onto the breast fillets. With the knife, carefully cut the dinosaur shapes using the paper templates.
  • As soon as you have the dinosaur figures of chicken, prepare the seasoning mixture. Combine vinegar, garlic, black pepper and salt.
  • Rub the seasoning mixture over the dino chicken nuggets.
  • Then, coat the dino nuggets with flour.
  • Next, whisk eggs and cover them.
  • Afterward, coat them with ground bread.
  • Transfer them to the air fryer and add cooking spray.
  • Cook at 400ºF ( 204ºC) for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking. In order for nuggets to become crispy, check when they become golden brown and if necessary add 1-2 extra minutes.
  • Serve your homemade dino nuggets and enjoy!

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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