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Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Instead of giving frozen chicken nuggets made from who knows what to your kids, why not try these quick and easy to make homemade Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets instead?!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 302kcal



  • Slice chicken into thirds lengthwise (nugget size)
  • Beat eggs in bowl until smooth
  • Crush chips, breadcrumbs and seasoning until fine crumbs using food processor or chopper
  • Spray basket of air fryer generously with avocado spray
  • Dip chicken into eggs and then into coating and place in single layer in air fryer
  • Spray nuggets generously with avocado spray
  • Cook at 380 degrees for 10-12 minutes, flipping once, until chicken is cooked through and coating is crispy and golden


  • use fingers to press coating into chicken before air frying
  • use tongs to carefully flip without losing coating
  • leftovers can be reheated for a few minutes in the air fryer


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 725mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 2.2mg