turkey nuggets

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Joyce Lowery
from Sterlington, LA

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

serves 8
cook time 30 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For turkey nuggets

  • 2 lb
    turkey nuggets
  • 1/2 tsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    tony chachere's creole seasoning
  • 2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp
    paprika
  • 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
    accent
  • 2 Tbsp
    peppercorns, crushed
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How To Make turkey nuggets

  • 1
    Cut turkey strips into one inch pieces.
  • 2
    Combine 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.
  • 3
    Sift dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, together in a shallow bowl.
  • 4
    Drain 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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