Air fryer chicken nuggets

    27 min

    These breaded mini chicken fillets are cooked in an air fryer until golden and crispy. Simple and delicious!

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 egg
    • 60g breadcrumbs
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 8 mini chicken fillets

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

    1. Preheat an air fryer to 180 C.
    2. Whisk egg in a small bowl.
    3. Mix breadcrumbs and oil together in a second bowl until mixture becomes loose and crumbly.
    4. Dip each mini chicken fillet into the bowl of egg; shake off any residual egg. Dip chicken into the crumb mixture, making sure it is evenly and fully covered. Arrange chicken in the air fryer. Cook until no longer pink in the centre, about 12 minutes.


    Air fryer chicken nuggets
    Air fryer chicken nuggets

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    Love this recipe, I added some lemon pepper to the breadcrumbs, and they were delicious! Might try with some garlic or chilli next time . 10/10 thank you Laurna.  -  17 Dec 2014  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Great recipe, I made sweet and sour dipping sauce to go with them. Thanks Laurna.  -  27 Sep 2015  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Crispy, juicy, delicious!!! And you cannot believe that it was “air fryed”!!!!  -  01 Mar 2019  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)