Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe

If you have been to Chick-Fil-A then you have for sure had their tasty chicken nuggets and wondered how can I make this at home?

Well, luckily for you we have the secret Chick Fil Grilled Nuggets Recipe that you can whip up in the comfort of your own home.

These grilled nuggets not only taste amazing but also are a healthier version of the classic fried version, making them a great choice for those looking out for their health.

Why You’ll Love This Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe

This homemade Chick-fil-A grilled nuggets recipe is ideal for anyone who is in the mood for fast food and would like to be healthy at the same time.

These chicken nuggets taste great and can be paired with many different sides easily making it a very versatile dish.

Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner, preparing a meal prep for the week, or simply treating yourself to a guilt-free dish, these nuggets are the one.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup pickle juice
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Grill or grill pan
  • Tongs
  • Cooking spray or oil for grilling

How to make this Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe

Marinate the Chicken:

  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces.
  2. Mix the pickle juice and milk in a bowl.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and let them soak for at least 30 minutes.

Prepare the Seasoning:

  1. In another bowl, mix olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, basil, and parsley.

Season the Chicken:

  1. Take the chicken out of the marinade and dry it with paper towels.
  2. Mix the chicken with the seasoning until all pieces are coated.

Grill the Nuggets:

  1. Heat up some oil on a pan and grill the chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side, until fully cooked and golden.

What pairs well with this Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe

This Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe pairs well with many different sides such as fresh garden salad, sweet potato fries, or steamed vegetables.

I personally have had these tasty nuggets with Bang Bang Sauce which went very well together, the savory flavors blend nicely.

When it comes to drinks I recommend having an ice-cold beer or Refreshing Fruity Iced Tea with this recipe.

Tips

  • For extra flavor make sure you marinate the chicken overnight and store it in the fridge.
  • If you don’t have a grill you can bake the nuggets in the oven at 400°F for 15-20 minutes
  • Adjust the season so it matches how you want it, feel free to add cayenne pepper and fresh herbs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use chicken thighs instead?

Of course, feel free to use chicken thighs instead, you may need to cook it a bit longer.

Can I use frozen chicken?

Yes, you can but make sure you thaw the chicken before you marinate it.

How spicy is it?

The meal is not too spicy but make sure to adjust the amount of red pepper you use so it’s exactly how you want it.

Is this recipe gluten-free?

If you want this recipe to be gluten-free make sure to change the pasta for a gluten-free alternative.

Conclusion

Make sure you make this amazing Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe as soon as you can, it tastes amazing and is an easy meal to whip up.

Whether for a quick dinner or meal prep option, these nuggets deliver on taste. Thanks for reading and make sure to share this recipe with friends and family and subscribe for more tasty recipes.

Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe

Recipe by JuliaCourse: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

35

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

220

kcal
Total time

50

minutes

Craving Chick Fil A's nuggets? Try our simple Chick Fil A Grilled Nuggets Recipe to recreate these juicy, tender bites in your own kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts

  • 1/4 cup pickle juice

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

Directions

  • Marinate the Chicken
  • Cut the chicken into small pieces.
  • Mix the pickle juice and milk in a bowl.
  • Add the chicken pieces and let them soak for at least 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the Seasoning
  • In another bowl, mix olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, basil, and parsley.
  • Season the Chicken
  • Take the chicken out of the marinade and dry it with paper towels.
  • Mix the chicken with the seasoning until all pieces are coated.
  • Grill the Nuggets
  • Heat up some oil on a pan and grill the chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side, until fully cooked and golden.

Notes

  • For extra flavor make sure you marinate the chicken overnight and store it in the fridge.
  • If you don't have a grill you can bake the nuggets in the oven at 400°F for 15-20 minutes
  • Adjust the season so it matches how you want it, feel free to add cayenne pepper and fresh herbs.
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Julia
Julia

I create recipes almost every day, sometimes with a little help from my husband (who’s a great taste tester!). Oh, and did I mention I’m a mom of two awesome kids, Sofia and Noah? They love trying my new recipes and always push me to create more and experiment with new dishes.