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Homemade Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets. This is how to make chicken nuggets from scratch in the air fryer. Made with panko breadcrumbs these air fryer nuggets are crispy, moist, and perfect for quick family dinners.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 384kcal


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Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets Ingredients:


  • Place chicken breasts on a clean chopping board. Chop into strips first and then into cubes. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
    Can You Air Fry Chicken Nuggets?
  • Crack eggs into a bowl and mix with a fork and then season with salt and pepper. Place flour in a second bowl and season well with chicken seasoning, salt, and pepper and garlic powder. Place breadcrumbs into a third bowl and mix with salt, pepper, parsley, and oregano.
    Can You Air Fry Chicken Nuggets?
  • Load chicken into the flour mixture, then into the egg, and then into the breadcrumbs bowl. Make sure each piece of chicken is well coated from each bowl.
    Can You Air Fry Chicken Nuggets?
  • Place the chicken nuggets into the air fryer basket on a single layer.
    Can You Air Fry Chicken Nuggets?
  • Cook for 8 minutes at 180c/360f. Then turn and cook for a further 4 minutes at the same temperature. Then serve with your favourite mayonnaise.
    Can You Air Fry Chicken Nuggets?


Thanks for reading our air fryer chicken nuggets recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more breaded chicken, I recommend you check out our air fryer KFC chicken which is better than a bucket from KFC.


Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 180mg | Sodium: 595mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 5mg
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