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Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

These Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets are so crispy and juicy you will never know they are not deep fried! A healthy weeknight dinner for the whole family!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer, baked chicken tenders, chicken recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 295 kcal
Author Taylor

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Italian seasoned Panko (GF if needed)
  • 2 Tbsp Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Large egg
  • 3 Tbsp White whole wheat flour (or GF cup for cup sub)
  • 1/2 Lb Boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes

Instructions

  1. Pre heat your air fryer to 400 degrees.

  2. Mix the the panko, cheese, paprika and salt and spread onto a large, rimmed plate. Then place the egg in a medium bowl and whisk it. Finally, place the flour into a medium, rimmed plate.

  3. Take one of your chicken cubes and dredge it in the flour, followed by egg, shaking off any excess. Finally, cover it in the panko and place into the mesh basket of your air fryer. Repeat with all cubes.

  4. Cook until golden brown and crispy and an instant read thermometer reads 165 degrees F, about 10-13 minutes.

  5. DEVOUR!