What’s in a chicken nugget? Now we know
(KTVI) – Just what are the ingredients in a chicken nugget? It could have you losing your appetite.
Mississippi researchers tested chicken nuggets from two national fast food chains and found the nuggets consisted of 50% or less chicken meat.
The rest is a mix of fat, blood vessels and nerves. Cartilage and pieces of bone were thrown into the mix as well.
Researchers say nuggets are okay to eat only occasionally.
The National Chicken Council says nuggets are an excellent source of protein.