Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets
no prep & 8 minutes of cooking
you can make
delicious Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets
. Perfectly cooked with a
, and ready to serve with your favorite dipping sauce!
Pastry brush* (optional)
frozen chicken nuggets
small amount for brushing air fryer basket
Preheat the air fryer by running it
at 390°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.
Bring out the air fryer basket and brush with a small amount of oil. Then spread out the chicken nuggets in a single layer.
Air fry at 390°F (200°C) for 8 minutes, flipping the nuggets halfway.
Serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce!
This recipe for air fryer frozen chicken nuggets was created in a
Philips HD9252/90 Air Fryer
Cook times can vary with your air fryer model.
Ingredient notes & substitutions
Frozen chicken nuggets:
This recipe is for
pre-cooked chicken nuggets
which means they are already cooked through, and just need to be heated
can be skipped, but adds some nice color
Tips & tricks
Preheat your air fryer
for best results - if not preheating you might end up with soggy chicken nuggets, and they can take longer than 8 minutes
Don't defrost the chicken nuggets
- cook them straight from frozen
Use just a tiny bit of oil
or they might end up soggy
Cook frozen chicken nuggets in one layer
for an even cook and the crispiest result. If making more nuggets, cook them in batches.
Turn them halfway
for an even cook
Cook time can vary
with different air fryers
If the chicken nuggets are not done
after 8 minutes - either not heated through or not crispy enough for you - just add more time in 2 minute increments
Store leftovers in the fridge
in an airtight container for up to 4 days - but remember that they are at their best just after frying
Reheat chicken nuggets
by air frying air fryer for 4 minutes at 300°F (150°C), turning once halfway
A recipe from alwaysusebutter.com