Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Skinnytaste on Youtube


Air fryers are such a huge invention, enjoyed by many. One can basically make most of their favorite dishes in the air fryer, which requires minimal oil. Here, Skinnytaste on YouTube shares with us these crispy, spicy buffalo chicken nuggets that are perfectly fried in the air fryer. It is ideal for a big game or any fun occasion with any spicy food fan.You can each enjoy them for lunch or dinner.



  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast (2 breasts)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder, use ground cayenne to make it hotter
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 cup seasoned panko, or gluten-free crumbs
  • olive oil spray
  • 3 tablespoons Frank’s Hot Sauce, or your favorite hot sauce


  • celery stalks
  • carrot sticks
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing


Prepare all the needed ingredients and measure as per the list above.

air fryer buffalo chicken nuggets ingredients
Image credit: Skinnytaste on Youtube

Slice the skinless chicken breasts into small, bite-sized chunks. Place the chicken chunks in a bowl and season with garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, and black pepper. Pour the seasoned panko into a small bowl and your favorite hot sauce into a separate small bowl.

First, dip the chicken chunks into the hot sauce bowl a few times until fully coated. Then, into the seasoned panko crumbs.  Place the hot sauce and panko-coated chicken chunks in the air fryer basket in a single layer, or in batches if necessary. Spray a generous layer of olive oil on the top of the chunks.

Place the basket into the air fryer and let the chunks fry for 8 minutes at 400F, flipping them halfway in and spraying the other side as you flip.

Lastly, serve the dish with some sliced celery, carrot sticks, and blue cheese dressing if desired.

how to make air fryer buffalo chicken nuggets
Image credit: Skinnytaste on Youtube

Take advantage of every delicious, chunky bite! Don’t forget to share this dish with your friends and family. It’s the kind of meal that should be shared.

Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Recipe

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