When was Chicken Nugget invented?

In the 1950s, a food science professor of Cornell University, Robert C. Baker invented the chicken nugget. In 1979, Tyson Foods created McDonald’s recipe on commission for Chicken McNuggets and in the beginning of 1980 the product was sold.


A chicken nugget is a product of molded piece of chicken that is minced, breaded and battered. After that it is baked or fried.

Chicken- Neget-Inventor-Robert C.Baker

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