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Air Fryer Copycat Chick Fil A Nuggets on round plate
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5 from 8 votes

Air Fryer Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

This recipe for chicken nuggets is one of the best!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4
Calories: 394kcal


  • 1/2 cup pickle juice
  • 2 chicken breasts cubed into nuggets 
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 cup flour


  • Put the cut-up chicken into your bag and add the pickle juice. Give it a good shake and put it in the fridge for about 45 minutes or so.
  • Add eggs and milk into a bowl and stir. Mix the flour, spices, and powdered sugar into another bowl.
  • Take the chicken out of the fridge and drain. Add to the flour mixture. Remove and place in the egg mixture. Remove and place back into the flour mixture.
  • Put the floured nuggets into your air fryer basket and spray with cooking oil.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes at 370 degrees. Stir and respray halfway through.
  • Remove and let nuggets cool before eating.




Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 1490mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 627IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 3mg