Crispy Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken

Why You'll Love This Recipe

This Popcorn Chicken is irresistibly crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside. Plus, it's ready in only 20 minutes!

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

Season the Breadcrumbs

Combine Panko, flour and salt, along with the rest of the seasonings, in a shallow dish.

Prepare the Eggwash

In a separate dish, whisk together the eggs, milk, Dijon, and salt.

Coat the Chicken

Coat your chicken pieces first in the egg wash, then in the Panko mixture.

Place in Baking Sheet

Press the Panko over all sides of the chicken nuggets, and transfer to a baking sheet.

Preheat the Air Fryer

Preheat your air fryer to 390ºF, and add a batch of chicken to the basket. Spritz them with olive oil spray.

Air Fry

Cook each batch for 8 minutes, turning halfway through.


Once all the chicken has cooked through, it’s time to eat!

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