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Nourishing Homemade Chick-fil-A Strips and Nuggets

Ingredients

The Brine

The Dredging

Frying

Instructions

Brine

  1. Cut the chicken into thin strips, about 2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide.
  2. Whisk the milk, pickle juice and eggs in a medium sized glass container.
  3. Place the chicken in the brine.
  4. Cover and place in the fridge for 1 to -5 hours.

Dredging

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a shallow flat dish about inch thick.
  2. Dip each chicken strip or nugget into the flour mixture. Be sure to completely cover the chicken.

Frying

  1. Heat the fat in a medium size cast iron skillet (or another heavy pan) on medium.
  2. Place up to 8 strips (20 nuggets) in the oil at a time. Cook the strips for about 3 minutes on each side. For the nuggets cook for 1 or 2 minutes on each side.
  3. You want the chicken to be golden brown.
  4. Remove the heat and place on a plate/tray that is lined with an old flour sack towel or paper towels.
  5. Repeat the process until all the chicken is fried.

Recipe by Nourishing Simplicity at https://nourishingsimplicity.org/2014/10/nourishing-homemade-chick-fil-strips-nuggets.html