Kiwi speed-eater sets world record while wolfing down chicken nuggets

Kiwi competitive eater Nela Zisser appears to have set a new world record for eating the most chicken nuggets within 60 seconds.

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Nela Zisser ate 16 nuggets in 60 seconds, her first Guinness World Record. Source: Seven Sharp

Zisser, 28, took aim at the Guinness record last week and posted a video showing her eating the delectable morsels at a South Auckland takeaway shop.

The previous record was only 200 grams in 60 seconds - she ate 298 grams, or 16 nuggets.

She spoke to Seven Sharp about her feat, in the video above.