Nuggets from chicken breast: how to make quickly and tasty
Nuggets from chicken breast with sauce (tomato,creamy, honey-mustard) have firmly entered the menu of many fast food restaurants. Until now, this dish is positioned as a light (though not dietary) and loved by children. Image nuggets are invented by marketers, and numerous commercials, developed according to all the rules of PR art, support him constantly, awakening genuine interest.
How and when did this "miracle of cook's thought" come about?
In the late fifties of the last century the futureProfessor of Cornell University Robert Baker published an unpatented way to prepare nuggets from chicken breast fillet (nuggets - "golden nugget"). Pieces of chicken according to this recipe were paned and did not lose juiciness during frying. In subsequent years, Baker improved the recipe so that the nuggets from the chicken breast could be frozen and thawed without compromising the basic organoleptic characteristics. He also invented a device for coating chicken products with breadcrumbs.
Renee Arend (restaurant chef"McDonald's") in 1979 became the creator of "Chicken McNuggets". This dish immediately became popular throughout the restaurant chain. But only by 1983 a clear system of supplying the necessary ingredients for the preparation of the dish and the necessary supplements was worked out. Only then did they have the opportunity to sell macnaggetz around the world.
From what and how to prepare a "golden nugget"?
The main ingredient manufacturers alwaysthe chicken breast is declared. Nuggets, whose recipes are published as original, are dipped in flour, then into lemon juice and seasoned with a mixture of spices (paprika, salt, pepper, burning, brown sugar, rosemary, thyme, lemon peel). Twice the billets are dipped alternately in breadcrumbs and lemon juice and fried in vegetable oil on both sides.
How to cook nuggets from chicken breast: fry in oil in a frying pan or bake in the oven?
A classic method is roasting. Lumped in flour, then in a salted egg, then in breadcrumbs, the fillet pieces are put in hot vegetable oil, fried on both sides. Baking requires smooth pieces of fillet, so the chicken is often chopped in a blender with the necessary spices, then the balls are formed, rolled in flour, then in the egg and finally in the breadcrumbs. If you do not splash the formed product with oil, then the baked nuggets from the chicken breast will be dry, and the crust will not become as golden as required.
How to make nuggets from chicken breast to eat children?
- 300 grams of chicken fillet.
- Two eggs.
- Half a teaspoon of salt.
- Butter is a quarter of a pack (fifty grams).
- Breadcrumbs are half cups.
- Boil the fillet in boiling water (10-15 minutes). Remove, drain the broth, cut into a few small pieces, add a little oil.
- Mix two eggs with salt, combine with a cooled chicken, mix and chop everything in a blender.
- From the resulting mixture to mold smooth balls, roll in a breaded, sprinkle with melted butter, put on a baking sheet, oiled.
- Bake in the oven for ten minutes.
- Serve hot (chilled) with ketchup, cream sauce (very like children), barbecue sauce or French mustard.
Nuggets are exquisite (for gourmets)
It is believed that this dish is ordinary, festiveit can not be called. But if you show a little imagination, season it with inspiration, you can get a culinary masterpiece. On nuggets from chicken breast, the recipe of which is given below, you can not only invite guests, they are not ashamed to treat even a gourmet.
- A pound of chicken fillet.
- Grated ginger (twenty grams).
- Garlic - two cloves (grate).
- Balsamic vinegar - 1 tablespoon.
- Soy sauce - 1 tablespoon.
- Curry - 1 tablespoon.
- Hot chili pepper is a quarter teaspoon.
- French mustard - 1 tablespoon.
- Egg - 1 piece.
- Breadcrumbs - one cup.
- The oil for frying is a glass.
Technology of preparation:
- Cut chicken into pieces 2-2.5 cm.
- Make a mixture of seasonings - mustard, ginger, garlic, vinegar, soy sauce, chili peppers.
- Place chopped chicken pieces in a mixture of seasonings, mix well, leave to marinate for an hour.
- Prepare butter for roasting.
- Smash the egg, mix with a fork.
- Dip the chicken pieces first in the egg, then in the breadcrumbs, immediately spread into the oil.
Nuggets from chicken breast are extremely delicate, slightly spicy, absolutely not sharp, so they require sauce. Suitable soft ketchup, lecho sauce, sweet French mustard.
A quick way to prepare nuggets (without frills)
- Chicken fillet - a half kilogram.
- Egg - one piece.
- Salt is half a teaspoon.
- Black pepper is half a teaspoon.
- Flour - one tablespoon.
- Celery - two stems.
- Onions are one medium bulb.
- Garlic - one small denticle.
- Breadcrumbs - a glass.
- Butter for roasting - a glass.
- Chop the fillets into pieces, put them in a deep plate.
- Cut finely onion, chop in garlicclove of garlic, chop celery. All combine with chicken, add black pepper and mix in a blender. To grind to a microscopic state is not necessary, let the tangible pieces remain.
- Stir in the flour and salt.
- From the received mass to roll balls, at first to soak in a flour, then in an egg (preliminary mixed) and at last in bread crumbs.
- Immediately spread in preheated oil. Fry from two sides.
Nuggets from chicken breast are prepared for this recipe only half an hour.