Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Victoria Russell


I LOVE chicken nuggets. Especially when it comes to homemade, & cooking them in an air fryer? ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS! (& healthier per day). Everyone in my house LOVED these & I think you will too! Easy & super delicious recipe!


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15 Min
35 Min
Air Fryer


  • 1 pkg
    chicken tenderloins, thawed
  • ·
    salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 2-3 c
  • 3
  • 3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil or vegetable oil

How to Make Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets


  1. Heat air fryer to 392°F.
  2. Cut tenderloins into approx. 1 1/2 inch pieces & lightly season with salt, pepper & garlic powder.
  3. Carefully pour oil into the air fryer.
  4. Coat nuggets in (1) flour, (2) egg, & (3) breadcrumbs in that order.
  5. Carefully place enough nuggets to cover the bottom of the air fryer for proper cooking.
  6. Set timer to 10-13 minutes.
  7. Once the fryer "dings", check nuggets to make sure they were cooked thoroughly. If not, put in for another 3-5 minutes.
  8. Repeat steps 4-8 for each batch.
  9. Enjoy these flavorful nuggets with your favorite sauces!

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About Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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