Make your beach party extra special by serving some Chip and Dip Chicken Starfish. These crispy and juicy appetizers are easy to make and fun to eat.
Starfish Shaped Chip and Dip Chicken Nuggets
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Crispy fried chip and dip chicken starfish.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken nuggets, chip and dip, starfish chicken nuggets
Servings: 22
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • 2 pounds ground chicken
  • 12 ounces sour cream and onion potato chips
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Kraft French Onion Dip
  • 8 cups oil for frying
  1. Line baking sheets with non-stick tin foil.
  2. Spray a star shaped cookie cutter with cooking spray. Set cookie cutter on baking sheet. Spoon chicken into cutter, press down into a 1/2 inch thick layer.
  3. Remove cutter and repeat making about 22 stars.
  4. Pinch the pointed ends of each star, reshaping them to look like starfish legs.
  5. Freeze for at least one hour.
  6. Crush potato chips into fine crumbs, either using a food processor or a rolling pin.
  7. Pour crumbs into a shallow bowl.
  8. Blend together eggs and French onion dip.
  9. Pour into a shallow bowl.
  10. Combine flour and salt and pour into a shallow bowl.
  11. Dip one frozen starfish chicken patty into the flour then pat off excess.
  12. Dip into egg mixture allowing excess liquid to drip off.
  13. Coat in potato chip crumbs.
  14. Repeat.
  15. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  16. Heat oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  17. Fry starfish until golden brown.
  18. Set starfish on a cooling rack set over a baking sheet.
  19. Bake for 8-10 minutes until cooked through and a thermometer inserted into the chicken registers 165 degrees Fahrenheit.