Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Nuggets are a healthy chicken recipe with ranch flavoring

Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Nuggets

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This healthy chicken recipe is loved by kids and adults! Who doesn’t love super crispy, super delicious chicken nuggets?



2 pounds chicken breast, cut into large “nugget” size pieces

2 cups seasoned panko bread crumbs

2 ounces dry ranch seasoning

2 eggs, beaten with a splash of water

Kosher salt to taste

Black pepper to taste


Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.

Set up a breading station by placing the bread crumbs in a shallow bowl, the ranch seasoning in another bowl, and the eggs in another bowl.

Coat each nugget with the ranch seasoning, then into the egg and finally a coating of the breadcrumbs.

Place the breaded nuggets in a single layer in your air fryer for 8 minutes until browned and cooked through. Different air fryers cook at different speeds so cut into a nugget to make sure they are cooked through before removing the batch.

Repeat with remaining chicken nuggets, then serve with ranch dressing our Awesome Sauce!

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: air fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: chicken recipes, healthy chicken recipes, easy chicken recipes, chicken nugget recipes, air fryer recipes

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