The Best Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets Recipe

2021-03-26
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 8m
  • Ready In: 18m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    215.6
  • Carbohydrates

    9.9 g
  • Cholesterol

    96.4 mg
  • Fat

    13.4 g
  • Fiber

    0.4 g
  • Protein

    13.0 g
  • Saturated Fat

    1.4 g
  • Serving Size

    1
  • Sodium

    615.6 mg
  • Sugar

    0.2 g
  • Trans Fat

    3.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    3.7 g
  • Potassium

    45.7 mg
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The best air fryer chicken nuggets recipe. Learn how to cook super delicious chicken bites in an air fryer. An excellent appetizer! Use it with your favorite sauce. I recommend Homemade Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

What are the benefits of using an air fryer?

In the last few years, there has been a significant increase in the number of people who use air fryers. This is due to the fact that they are healthier than other cooking methods and they don’t take up much space.

Air fryers work by passing hot air around the food at high speeds. This allows them to cook without oil and with less fat than other cooking methods. They also cook food more quickly than other methods, which saves time and energy as well as money on electricity bills.

Which is a healthier way to prepare chicken nuggets: frying or air frying?

Frying chicken nuggets is unhealthy for you because it adds lots of fat and calories to your diet. Air frying them is healthier because they are baked in the oven and not fried in oil.

The main reason that air frying is healthier than frying is that it does not add any extra fats or calories to your diet.

What are some other foods that can be made in an air fryer?

The air fryer is a new household appliance that has recently become popular. It uses less oil than an oven or stovetop, and it cooks food by circulating hot air around the food. Air fryers are not only limited to french fries and fried chicken, they can also be used to make other foods like pizzas, fish, desserts, and more.

Some of the most popular foods that can be cooked in an air fryer are French fries, fried chicken, pizza, fish sticks, bacon-wrapped asparagus spears (bacon-wrapped), shrimp tempura (tempura), grilled cheese sandwiches (grilled cheese), grilled sandwiches (grilled sandwich), sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping (sweet potatoes).

The Best Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 boneless and skinless chicken brest, fat rimmed, sliced into nuggets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

Method

Step 1

Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Season both sides of the chicken with salt and black pepper. Dip each seasoned piece in melted butter, then in breadcrumbs. Place in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

Step 3

Fry in preheated air fryer at 390 F (180 C) for 8 minutes. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

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