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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets

If you are wanting to make restaurant style chicken nuggets at home, try Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets!  These crispy nuggets are made in just a matter of minutes for a quick and easy meal that is healthier than the fried variety.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, chicken,
Servings: 2
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Bobbie Blue


  • Air Fryer


  • 10-12 frozen chicken nuggets
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • dipping sauce


  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • After preheated for 5 minutes add frozen chicken nuggets to basket of air fryer in a single layer. Do not overcrowd nuggets.
    frozen chicken nuggets in the basket of an air fryer
  • Spray lightly with olive oil spray. Do not use cooking spray.
    spraying olive oil spray on chicken nuggets
  • Set timer on air fryer for 8 minutes. Larger nuggets may take longer. Flip halfway through cooking time.
  • Add to platter and serve with favorite dipping sauce.


The nutritional information is based from Just Bare Chicken Nuggets.  Depending on the brand you use this information may be slightly different.  


Serving: 3ounces | Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 540mg | Sugar: 2g