Vegetable Nuggets

Vegetable Nuggets

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"Deep-fried nuggets made mostly of corn. Submitted in regards to a request from a mother concerning a school product served to her child. The product you are referring to is a commercially prepared product. Here is my version of this product."
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24 m servings 61 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 61 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or heavy saucepan to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the corn, flour and pepper. Drop balls of the mixture into cornmeal to coat.
  3. Fry the nuggets for about 4 minutes, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and serve hot.


  • Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.


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I totally messed up at first and used a 14.75 oz can of creamed corn. Because of that, I had to add a cup of flour before the mix was even remotely "ballable". That works out to about four tim...

I thought these were pretty good. I've never had these before, commercial or homemade, so I really don't know what they are supposed to taste like. I had to add more flour than it called for (...

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