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air fryer chicken nuggets

Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

A fast and healthy meal that everyone in the family will love!
Course Main Course, Snack
Keyword air fryer nuggets, air fryer recipes, chicken nuggets, chicken recipe, easy recipe, fast dinner, healthy chicken nuggets, quick dinner recipe
Author EmilyFabulous


  • Air Fryer


  • 16-20 oz chicken breasts, cut into nugget size
  • salt and pepper to season chicken
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • cup italian bread crumbs (or regular. breadcrumbs)
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp parmesean cheese, finely grated
  • oil spray for air frying


  • Dry chicken with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the breadcrumbs, panko and cheese in a bowl and stir to combine. Place olive oil in another bowl.
  • Coat each chicken pieces with oilive oil first and then roll in breadcrumb mixture.
  • Preheat air fryer for 5 minutes at 400°. Spray basket with non-stick spray and place chicken pieces in the air fryer basket. Spray the chicken pieces with oil as well and cook for 4 minutes. Flip the chicken, spray again and cook for 4 more minutes on the other side.


Always read the instruction manual that came with your Air Fryer and follow all safety guidelines.