Chicken Nuggets with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Chicken Nuggets with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Elevate your snacking with our Chicken Nuggets and Sweet & Sour Sauce recipe. Crispy, succulent bites with a homemade sauce that beats McDonald's! Perfectly balanced, these nuggets are a crowd-pleaser for game night or a family treat. Get ready to savor each flavorful bite that outshines fast-food favorites!




  • 1 cup apricot jam

  • 1/4 cup vinegar

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp mustard

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1 tsp salt

How to

The Nugget

  1. In a blender, combine 500 grams (1 lb.) of chicken thighs, 1 red onion, 1 potato, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 3 tablespoons PitmasterX Chicken rub, 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, and 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley.
  2. Blend until you achieve a smooth paste, then shape the mixture into bite-sized nuggets.
  3. Heat 125 ml (1/2 cup) of sunflower oil in a pan and fry the chicken nuggets until they turn a delicious golden brown.

The Sauce

  1. In a saucepan over low heat, combine 1 cup apricot jam, 1/4 cup vinegar, 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon mustard, 1/4 cup maple syrup, and 1 teaspoon salt.
  2. Bring the ingredients to a gentle simmer, stirring consistently.
  3. Allow the sauce to cool to room temperature, creating the perfect complement to your crispy chicken nuggets.


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