• Prep Time
    10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time
    15-20 minutes
  • Serving

Looking for a healthier way to enjoy homemade chicken nuggets? This easy Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets recipe is seasoned to perfection and cooked in the air fryer until perfectly golden and crispy. Serve with dipping sauces for a satisfying and kid-friendly dinner in under 30 minutes.



Step 1

Preheat the air fryer at 400°F for about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Trim any fat from the chicken breast and cut into 1-inch chunks; set aside.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper and salt.

Step 4

In a shallow dish place the breadcrumbs. Now dip each chicken piece into the egg and then into the breadcrumbs, pressing lightly to help the coating adhere.

Step 5

Place chicken nuggets in the air fryer basket, in a single layer; you may need to bake in two batches or more, depending on the size of your fryer.

Step 6

Spray the nuggets with some cooking oil and air fry for 12-15 minutes or until crispy and the internal temperature reaches 165°F. You can also in pan until golden brown

Step 7

Once done remove the nuggets from the basket with a tong. Serve with your favorite dip and enjoy!

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