Turkey Nuggets (or Chicken) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Turkey Nuggets (or Chicken) Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Turkey Nuggets (or Chicken)

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"My mother found this recipe about 20 years ago. A great find! This is a great recipe for leftover turkey or chicken. You can even use tuna or salmon. My kids LOVE it, especially paired with leftover mashed potato cakes."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Stir water and baking powder together in a bowl (mixture should foam). Mix turkey, flour, egg, salt, and black pepper into water and baking powder. Form mixture into bite-size nuggets.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the nuggets in the hot vegetable oil until golden brown, 5 to 8 minutes per side.
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Jun 28, 2014

I tried this as written, did some baked and some with the outside dipped in panko. The panko added a much needed crunch to these.. The ones without the panko, even fried ones never got crunchy. Make sure you add lots of salt and pepper

 
Oct 01, 2013

This recipe has potential, but it needs a lot of doctoring. It is very bland as written, much like eating plain shredded turkey. I think next time I'll try adding some onion and seasoning salt to the mixture. Maybe some cheese. It's a good base recipe, and I think anyone could have some fun experimenting with different ingredients.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 347 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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