Turkey Nuggets

Turkey Nuggets Recipe

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Joyce Lowery


A different way to serve your turkey on Thanksgiving Day. The recipe works just as well with chicken nuggets.

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24 Hr
30 Min
Deep Fry


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2 lb
turkey nuggets
1/2 tsp
poultry seasoning
1 tsp
tony chachere's creole seasoning
2 c
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
maple syrup
1 c
plain flour
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 c
peanut oil
1 Tbsp
sea salt
1/3 c
wesson canola oil
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
peppercorns, crushed

How to Make Turkey Nuggets


  • 1Cut turkey strips into one inch pieces.
  • 2Combine buttermilk, canola oil, peppercorns, garlic cloves, poultry seasoning, Tony's, accent, sea salt, maple syrup, and paprika into a freezer bag. Squish everything around. Place Turkey strips in freezer bag and marinate overnight.
  • 3Sift dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, together in a shallow bowl.
  • 4Drain excess marinade off the turkey in a colander. Dip in the flour mixture. Heat peanut oil to 350 degrees. Place floured turkey strips in the hot oil and fry 4 - 5 minutes until they are golden brown.

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About Turkey Nuggets

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southern

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