Here's supper... Homemade Sautéed Chicken Nuggets w/Smoky Bourbon BBQ Sauce
This will bring your family to the dinner table quickly,
Sautéed Chicken Nuggets!
You can call them fingers, you can call them strips, you can call them tenders or nuggets…
It makes no difference ~ these little handheld chicken gems are way up there in my list of deliciousness!
There’s nothing humdrum about them, particularly if you serve them with a favorite sauce.
They’re easy peasy, simple and good, nuf’ said!
I have a feeling you’ll be cooking this a lot, because…
they’re a culinary wonder ~ simply delicious!
Homemade Sautéed Chicken Nuggets
1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup flour
½ teaspoon cayenne
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon seasoned pepper
1-2 tablespoons cooking oil, or butter
Smoky Bourbon BBQ sauce, for dipping (recipe below)
Cut chicken into 1½” chunks and set aside.
Beat egg in a shallow bowl.
Place flour and seasonings in another shallow bowl or resealable plastic bag, combining well.
Dip the chicken nuggets into beaten egg.
Dredge chicken in flour.
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
Add chicken, cook about 10 minutes until cooked through and no longer pink.
Smokey Bourbon BBQ sauce
½ cup water
¼ cup brown sugar
1½ cups ketchup
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 tablespoons molasses
⅛ cup Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon liquid smoke
Dash hot sauce
In a large saucepan, bring bourbon to a boil, simmer for 7 minutes, most of it will evaporate.
Add remaining ingredients, heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes until it is of a smooth and thick consistency.
Makes 2 cups
This is great for grilled chicken and ribs too!