Cashew-Coated Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Try making these chicken nuggets with the kids!

Homemade chicken nuggets are easy! There is no need to buy processed bags at the grocery. This chicken nugget recipe is kid-friendly, too. They’ll have a blast breading the meat chunks and mixing the dip ingredients.

Cashew-Coated Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Mico Anonas
Try making these chicken nuggets with the kids!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4


Cashew-Coated Chicken Nuggets Ingredients

  • 400 Grams Chicken (use fillets), skinless
  • Salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Cup cashew nuts finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Japanese breadcrumbs (Panko)
  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 medium Egg beaten lightly
  • vegetable oil to deep-fry
  • 1 Cup mayonnaise
  • 3 cloves Garlic grated
  • 1 lemon juice only
  • Salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  • Cut chicken fillets into 2-inch pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Combine cashews and breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. Season with salt and pepper; mix well. Place flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls.
  • Dredge chicken in flour then shake off excess. Dip in beaten egg then coat in nut-crumb mixture.
  • Heat oil in a deep, heavy-bottomed pan over medium-high heat. Deep-fry chicken in batches for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • Make the lemon-garlic dip: Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve chicken nuggets with lemon-garlic dip on the side.
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