Keto Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets – These easy low carb air fryer chicken nuggets are crispy from the outside with no breading and juicy from the inside made with seasoned canned chicken made in less than just 20 minutes.
Keto Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets – Tips
For extra crispy nuggets –Add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the dry mix.
Don’t overcook – Chicken dries out quickly, so watch them closely towards the end of cooking.
No air fryer – Bake the nuggets at 425°F (220°C) for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
Leftovers – Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the air fryer or oven for a crispy refresh.
Reheat – Reheat them in a 350F air fryer for 3 to 5 minutes, flipping them halfway through.
Low Carb Fryer Chicken Nuggets – Variations
- Spicy Buffalo Nuggets – Add 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper and hot sauce to the dry mix.
- Cheesy Nuggets – Add 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese to the dry mix.
- BBQ Nuggets – Dip cooked nuggets in your favorite keto-friendly BBQ sauce.
Pair with roasted vegetables, a side salad, or even a dollop of keto-friendly mashed cauliflower.
They’re also perfect for dipping in your favorite sauce and enjoying as a guilt-free snack.
Keto Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets – FAQs
Are these nuggets kid-friendly?
Absolutely! They’re a fun and healthy alternative to store-bought nuggets.
What dipping sauces are keto-friendly?
Try homemade guacamole, salsa, ranch dressing made with mayo and spices, or even a dollop of sour cream.
Can I use different flours?
Coconut flour can be substituted for almond flour, but adjust the amount as it’s more absorbent.
What spices can I add?
Try Italian seasoning, chili powder, or your favorite herbs.
- 1 (12.5 ounces) canned chicken, drained
- 4 tablespoons grated parmesan
- ⅓ cup shredded mozzarella
- 1 large egg
- ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ tablespoon olive oil
- In a bowl, add all the ingredients except for the oil. Stir to combine.
- Roll the mixture into small balls and flatten each to a nugget size.
- Preheat the air fryer to 400F.
- Lightly brush the basket with oil. Evenly arrange the nuggets into the basket (do not overcrowd).
- Brush each of the nuggets with a little oil and bake for about 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.
- Serve immediately with your favorite dipping like ranch dressing or BBQ sauce.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 127Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 76mgSodium 183mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 10g
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