Air Fried Chicken Nuggets. Get perfectly crispy on the outside, tender on the inside chicken nuggets when you cook them in the Air Fryer. Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets are the best chicken nuggets ever!
Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets
What kid doesn’t love chicken nuggets? I know mine do and they make for a great quick lunch or for serving at a kids party. Chicken nuggets are sure to make every kid smile when they see them on their plates. Everyone is going to Air Fried chicken nuggets!
What I love about Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets is that the cook time is cut drastically. When I bake chicken nuggets in the oven it takes 25-30 minutes depending on the brand and size. When I cook frozen chicken nuggets in the air fryer they are done in just 10 minutes. Air fried chicken nuggets are also much crisper on the outside and we never end up with soggy chicken nugget breading! They are perfect!
What temperature do you cook chicken nuggets on in an Air Fryer?
You will cook them at 400° for 10 minutes depending on your air fryer.
How long do you cook frozen chicken nuggets in an Air Fryer?
The cook time is much shorter then other cooking methods, the chicken nuggets go from frozen to crispy and cooked in just 10 minutes!
The more chicken nuggets you add to the air fryer at a time the longer it will take them to cook. The thickness of the chicken nuggets also plays a part in the cooking time. After a few tries with your favorite brand and your specific air fryer you will have the exact cooking time down. These directions are a starting point for cooking frozen chicken nuggets in an air fryer.
What do you serve with Chicken Nuggets?
You can serve chicken nuggets as a quick and easy meals and there are lots of tasty side dishes to pair with them! Check out some of our favorites!
- Baked mac and cheese
- Garlic Parmesan Sweet potato fries
- Baked Zucchini Fries
- Corn on The Cob
- Roasted Cauliflower
- Roasted Brussel Sprouts
- Smashed Potatoes
- twice Baked potatoes
- Cheesy Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
- Parmesan Asparagus
Tips for Cooking Chicken Nuggets in an Air Fryer
Do not defrost them. You want them to be solid frozen when you put them in the air fryer.
Single layer. Only cook them in a single layer, do not stack them or they will not cook thoroughly.
Read your instructions. Some air fryers will require you to use cooking spray when you are using them, others don’t so be sure to check the specific directions for yours.
What is the best Air Fryer?
There are many different air fryers out there, amongst our team of foodies our favorites are the Cuisinart Air Fryer and convection oven combo, Power XL Pro and the Ninja Foodi 9-in-One. If you don’t have either of them you can use the air fryer you have, but if you are looking to get started with cooking food in an air fryer then our suggestion is that you want to get one of those.
Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Nuggets Ingredients
- 15 frozen Chicken Nuggets
How to Make Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets Fries
Preheat your air fryer at 400° for 3 minutes.
Place the chicken nuggets in a single layer on the tray or in the basket of your air fryer.
Heat at 400° for 10 minutes. Cook for an additional 2 minutes if you want them crispier.
Easy Air Fryer Recipes
- Air Fryer Frozen Corn Dogs
- Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
- Air Fryer Steak
- Air Fryer Frozen Shrimp
- Air Fryer Frozen Tater Tots
- Air Fryer Frozen Steak Fries
- Air Fryer Frozen Hash Brown Patties
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- 15 frozen Chicken Nuggets
- Preheat your air fryer at 400° for 3 minutes.
- Place the chicken nuggets in a single layer on the tray or in the basket of your air fryer.
- Heat at 400° for 10 minutes. Cook for an additional 2 minutes if you want them crispier.