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Air Fryer Barbecue Chicken Nuggets

Air Fryer Fanatics
Make the best Air Fryer Barbecue Chicken Nuggets, perfect for an easy, quick dinner. These are also easy to make gluten-free too.
4.48 from 17 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Air Fryer Chicken Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 422 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 Cup Seasoned Flour or Gluten-Free Seasoned Flour
  • 1 Cup Barbecue Sauce
  • Olive Oil Cooking Spray

Instructions
 

  • Cut the chicken into small bite-size chunks and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Coat with the seasoned flour.
  • Spray the basket of the air fryer with olive oil cooking spray and evenly pour the chicken into the air fryer.
  • Cook at 390 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • Open the air fryer, coat with olive oil spray and turn the chicken if necessary.
  • Cook for an additional 8 minutes.
  • Check the chicken to be sure it's at least 165 degrees.
  • If so, remove and place it into a clean bowl.
  • Add in the sauce and mix well, coating the chicken.
  • Line the air fryer with a sheet of foil if you prefer or simply add the chicken back to the air fryer and cook for an additional 3 minutes until the sauce is warmed up and the chicken is a bit more crispy and coated.
  • Serve.

Video

Notes

The chicken needs to be at least 165 degrees to be fully cooked. All air fryers heat differently, so be sure to check it halfway through the cooking time.
2 Medium Chicken Breast - serves about 4 people 6-8 nuggets. If you need more use 2 pounds of chicken breast.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 422kcalCarbohydrates: 65gProtein: 24gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 771mgFiber: 2gSugar: 24g
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