Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets are better than any fast food. You’ll never want to hit the drive-thru again once you make this copycat recipe. These chicken bites are made with simple ingredients and are Paleo, Keto, Low Carb, Dairy Free, Grain Free, Whole30 and Gluten Free.
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How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets – Keto, Low Crab, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free
Step 1: Preheat air fryer at 400ºF for 5 minutes.
Step 2: Coat chicken nuggets bites in egg then dredge in almond flour mixture. Once all nuggets are coated in flour, dredge a second time.
Step 3: Evenly layer nuggets in oiled air fryer basket and air fry at 400ºF for 10-12 minutes.
Can Chicken Nuggets Be Healthy
Yes! Thanks to air fryer technology we can enjoy healthy chicken nuggets with crips outsides and juicy insides. Here is the air fryer I use: Power Air Fryer XL
These nuggets are also healthier than store bought or fast-food because you control the ingredients. No weird chemicals or mystery meats are involved in this recipe. And because we use almond flour this recipe is gluten free.
Ingredients Needed For Homemade Chicken Nuggets – Air Fryer
- Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
- Large Egg
- Almond Flour
- Sea Salt
- Smoked Paprika
- Garlic Powder
- Chili Powder
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Watch the video to see these Chicken Nuggets being prepared. Sometimes it helps to have a visual example and you will see just how easy this recipe really is!
This recipe yields approximately 12 nuggets - 2 servings. If doubling this recipe, nuggets need to be air fried in 2 separate batches to ensure a crisp outer coating. These are best eaten fresh. If reheating, air fry for 2 minutes at 400ºF to crisp back up.
Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 746 Total Fat 39g Saturated Fat 5g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 31g Cholesterol 286mg Sodium 2359mg Carbohydrates 15g Fiber 8g Sugar 3g Protein 86g
This recipe yields approximately 12 nuggets - 2 servings.
If doubling this recipe, nuggets need to be air fried in 2 separate batches to ensure a crisp outer coating.
These are best eaten fresh. If reheating, air fry for 2 minutes at 400ºF to crisp back up.