Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets
Tired of soggy, store-bought chicken nuggets? Upgrade to our homemade Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets recipe! Crispy, juicy, and made with simple ingredients, these nuggets are sure to be a hit with the whole family. And for those who love a little heat, we even have a spicy option!
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cubed
- 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- 2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup melted salted butter
1️⃣ In a small mixing bowl, combine the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, basil, oregano, and salt.
2️⃣ Dip the chicken pieces in the melted butter, then transfer them to the bread crumb mixture to coat. Place the coated chicken pieces on a plate or pan.
3️⃣ Preheat an air fryer to 390-400°F. Carefully place the coated chicken pieces in the air fryer, making sure to leave space between each one. If necessary, cook the chicken in batches.
4️⃣ Spray the chicken with cooking oil.
5️⃣ Bake the chicken for 8-9 minutes, flipping them halfway through, until they are cooked through and no longer pink in the middle or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
6️⃣ Serve and enjoy!