Air Fryer- Chicken Nuggets

This is such an easy recipe, my kids love it. It makes a quick lunch or an easy dinner.



  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 cup dill pickle juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, add the diced chicken, pickle juice, and 1/2 cup of milk. Let marinate for about 1 hour.
  2. Then drain the chicken.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, mix 1/2 cup of milk, and the eggs, add the chicken, and marinade for about 30 minutes.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, mix the flour, powdered sugar, salt, white pepper, and chili powder.
  5. Add your chicken and coat them.
  6. Add your chicken to the air fryer basket, spray with olive oil.
  7. Set the air fryer to 370 degrees F for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, flip the chicken and air fry for another 5-7 minutes.
  8. Check to make sure the chicken is cooked before removing it.
  9. Plate, serve, and enjoy!

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