Prepare Sweet Potato Crusted Chicken Nuggets in 12 Minutes!

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Sweet potato is a fabulous source of nutrients and vitamins. A Combination of sweet potato and chicken nuggets sounds tasty. Crispy sweet potato chicken nuggets are easy to make. Everyone can enjoy this snack at any time of the day.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Time to cook: 20 mins
  • Total time Time: 30 minutes
  • Serving: 4 people
  • Best model for this recipe: Bella deep fryer

Sweet Potato Chicken Nuggets + Chipotle Aioli

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Dietary Information (Per Serving)

Calories: 308 calories
Fiber 1 g
Protein: 28 g
Cholesterol: 56 mg
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 17 g
Sugars: 1 g
Sodium: 690 mg

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Ingredients: 4 Servings

Two sweet potatoes
One egg
Two chicken breasts that are boneless
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
One tablespoon of cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking powder
Salt (to taste)
One cup panko bread crumbs
Two teaspoons Parmesan cheese
Pepper (optional)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup of flour



Set up an electric deep fryer or electric pan to 400° F temp.
Set up a baking sheet and spray some cooking oil.
Slice chicken breasts into small pieces.
Make a mixture of sugary potatoes, flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder.
Mix cheese and egg into the sweet potato mixture.
The slices should be coated with the egg mixture as well as the bread crumbs.
Place them on the baking sheet for about 15 minutes.
Once one side has cooked, flip to the other side. Cook them until they have a brown texture.
If you want more crunchiness, you can cook for extra 2-3 minutes.
Make sure to serve them hot.


Expert Tips

It is possible to make larger nuggets using a number of ingredients. For storage that lasts for long periods initially, place them in the freezer for about 20 minutes. Later, store them in a plastic bag. This way, you can store them for at least 3 months.

Dos and Don’ts:


  • Serve the sweet potato-crusted pieces of chicken with sweet, spicy sauce.
  • If you wish to keep the oil in storage after it cools, put it in the refrigerator.
  • The overlap can hinder the cooking uniformly. Thus, you should place the nuggets in small portions in the fryer basket.

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The sweet potato, as well as the richness of chicken meat, create a delicious combination. It is possible to make delicious and crispy chicken nuggets to serve for your lunchbox or office lunch. The nuggets can add an extra flavor to your regular diet, without a doubt.

And sweet potatoes fulfill the requirement for vegetable intake in our bodies. Therefore, you should buy one or more sweet potatoes and combine the chicken with them to make delicious nuggets. Here, you can find the most delicious Sweet Potato-Crusted Chicken Nuggets recipe.

Mathew Smith

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