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Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

These 5-ingredient, kid-friendly chicken nuggets are an easy, lighter dinner that’s perfect for the young and the young at heart.

Serves 4
Ready in 40 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 30 mins
303 calories per serving


> 1 1/4 lbs thin-sliced chicken breast cutlets
> 2 cups plain panko bread crumbs
> 1/2 cup low-fat milk
> 1 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
> Cooking spray


Preheat air fryer to 400°F. Pat the chicken dry and cut into 2-inch pieces. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
In a gallon-size resealable plastic bag, place the bread crumbs. Season with salt and pepper. Gently shake bag to combine. In another gallon-size resealable plastic bag, combine the milk and poultry seasoning. Season with salt and pepper.
In batches, add chicken pieces to milk mixture. Transfer chicken to bag of bread crumbs, letting excess milk drip off. Seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
Spray air fryer basket with the cooking spray. In batches, transfer chicken to basket and spray generously with cooking spray. Cook 6–8 min., until golden brown, flipping halfway through. Season with salt.


Serve with ketchup or favorite dipping sauces.

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