How Long to Cook Chicken Nuggets in Air Fryer


You’re in the mood for chicken nuggets, but you don’t want to heat up the oven. Use your air fryer instead! The air fryer’s fast and easy, and the results are delicious. But how long do you cook chicken nuggets?

Air fryer recipes are easy and quick.

Air fryer recipes are easy.

Air fryer recipes are quick.

Air fryer recipes are healthy and delicious, too! And the best part is that they’re a great way to cook chicken nuggets in your air fryer (or any other food you can think of).

Start with a good recipe.

Before you get started, make sure you have a good recipe. A good chicken nugget recipe should be easy to make and your family will enjoy it. It also needs to be able to withstand the time and temperature changes that come with air frying in order for it not only be edible but delicious as well!

Keep the temperature low.


The air fryer is best used at 300-325 degrees. If you’re cooking at a higher temperature and want to know when it’s time to stop, use a cooking thermometer.

Cooking time depends on size, but you can use this chart as a guide.

The cooking time depends on the size of your chicken nuggets. If you’re making more than one batch, use the same temperature and increase the cooking time by 2 minutes per batch.

As a general rule, if your chicken nuggets are small (around 2 to 3 ounces), they should be ready in about 6 minutes. For larger ones (around 4 ounces), it will take 8 minutes or so.*

Chicken nuggets should be cooked in an air fryer at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.

The best way to cook chicken nuggets in an air fryer is to set the temperature at 325 degrees and cook for 10 minutes.

To use this chart, find out how many nuggets you’re cooking, then multiply that number by 2 or 3 (depending on whether you want to serve them as-is or with some sides). The result will be your total cooking time in minutes. For example: If I’m making 12 chicken nuggets and want them done in 20 minutes, I would use the “12 X 2” column and look down until I found 20 minutes under “Total Cook Time”. That would tell me my total cook time should be 40 minutes!


We hope this article has helped you understand the basics of air fryer cooking. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them in the section below!

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