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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, cheese and seasoning until fine crumbs using food processor or chopper
  • Spray basket of air fryer with nonstick spray
  • Dip chicken into eggs and then into coating and place in single layer in air fryer
  • Cook at 380 degrees for 10-12 minutes, flipping once, until chicken is cooked through and coating is crispy and golden


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