Corn nuggets! They're a nice, quick and crispy tender snack for all, which are cooked in different way to deep-fried or baked corn. Care to do an experiment? Add a bit of jam and honey to the nuggets and see what the outcome is. Since this delicious treat is so simple, it really is easy as pie to learn!
Simple steps, simple things, simple food! Making this recipe won’t do you any harm. The texture of this meal can be rough but it doesn’t taste rough at all! So grab your apron and frying pan, and get ready to learn “How to Make Crispy Corn Nuggets”!
What Are Corn Nuggets?
Well, they are a simple yet delightful little snack for everyone! They were originally made in the South part of the United States, where they are a traditional snack. The nuggets are made of flour, egg, milk, and butter. You can also add cheese and pepper if you want to make cheese corn nuggets.
As I said, they can be cooked in different ways:
Although there are three different ways to cook them, there will always be the same outcome. The only difference is the appliances and tools you’ll need.
Deep-frying is the most commonly used way of making this recipe, but you are encouraged to choose the method that suits your best and you're comfortable with. They are great for snacks for kids, appetizers for parties or even finger food when watching movies.
What Do I Need To Get To Make Corn Nuggets?
These things are easy to find, so thankfully it won’t be too much hassle. There is a range of many different types of corn, like dent corn and flint corn, that are widely used for making nuggets is the sweet corn.
The above recipe is good for deep-frying. Here is how to do it by using the two other methods.
Want to be creative? Here is a video about how to serve cheese corn nuggets at parties!
Let me show you a video of another interesting way to make cheese corn nuggets more delightful. The chicken nuggets on this recipe are served with greens and achaari mayonnaise.
Here are additional tips that will help you to make it easier to cook your corn nuggets:
- You can eat the corn nuggets plain or dip them in your favorite sauce, like tomato sauce, mayonnaise or salad dips.
- To help the nuggets keep their ball shape, you can freeze them before you coat and fry the nuggets (You can also use any container in the freezer to keep them intact).
- Do not put too many nuggets into the deep-fat fryer, as it will be harder for you to take them out without the nuggets sticking to each other.
- Freeze the tray/container before putting the ball-shaped nuggets in. This will make them freeze faster and so cut out the agony of waiting.
For those who love corn nuggets, but do not have time to make them from scratch, there is good news for you! Corn nuggets are available in your favorite supermarkets, and are easy to buy, fry and eat! It is recommended that you make them at home when you have time, since it is healthier to eat fresh ingredients.
Here are a few brands you can find in the grocery stores, and they have different flavors too!
Are Corn Nuggets Healthy To Eat?
Yes, they really are! They are good for the body, your mood, and also your taste buds! Corn nuggets consist of good protein, fats, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and also help you with your iron.
Here are their health benefits:
- Since they have a high level of fiber, the aid good digestion and ease constipation. Usually, getting kids to eat food rich in fiber is hard, but it is so easy with corn since they love it!
- Their high vitamin B12 and folic acid content means it is highly recommended for pregnant women.
- Needless to say, carbohydrates give you energy, so give them to your kids as snacks before they start an energetic activity.
- Corn has beta-carotene so it produces vitamin A, which is good for maintaining sharp vision.
- It's also rich in antioxidants, so it can help you to avoid cancer.
What do you call your corn nuggets, and where are you from? Cheese corn nuggets, corn nuggets, corn balls or corn fritters – they are actually all the same. Human beings are so creative when it comes to food, a simple recipe can be made differently in small little ways that all depend on people’s own personal taste and style.
Now that you know all about corn nuggets, I bet you are about to make some on your own. Would you care to share?