Air Fryer Popcorn chicken

Fried chicken nuggets on tray with lemon wedges, pot of pink sauce and a bowl of shredded cabbege.
Another take on this classic snack, our air fryer popcorn chicken bites are easy to make and super crunchy! Baked or air fried, try both recipes and tell us which one you prefer!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Course Appetiser, Snack
Servings 8


  • Philips Premium Smart XXL Air Fryer



  • In a bowl whisk together flour, spice mix, salt & pepper.
  • Working in batches, coat the chicken pieces in seasoned flour, dip in egg, then coat with crushed cornflakes until fully coated. Lay chicken in even layers in air fryer basket.  Drizzle a little oil all over the chicken.
  • Cook chicken 170° C for 12 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  • Dipping sauce: In a small bowl, combine all ingredients.
  • Serve the popcorn chicken hot with a pot of dipping sauce.


For more air fryer recipe inspiration, check out these recipes:
Roast chicken with rosemary potato wedges
Banana S’mores boats
Beans, bacon and egg macaroni cheese pots
Keyword kid friendly
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