Popcorn chicken in Air Fryer

Popcorn chicken in air fryer
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20 Minutes

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Recipe published on the Healthy Airfryer Recipes App by the user @ Cooker craft

Popcorn chicken in Air fryer

Enjoy this recipe on how to make Popcorn chicken in an air fryer. Original, fun and very tasty popcorn chicken recipe.


  • 350 g chicken breast
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 50 g breadcrumbs or Panko
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Black ground pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Oil spray


  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces, about the thickness of a dice.
  2. Mix the flour with a pinch of salt and some ground black pepper in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with a teaspoon of garlic powder, a teaspoon of onion powder and the paprika.
  4. Beat the egg in a bowl.
  5. Dredge the chicken in the flour, then dredge it in the beaten egg and finally coat it in the breadcrumb mixture.
  6. Pour a little oil into the fryer basket. Distribute the chicken portions in it, without crowding them
  7. Cook at 200 °C for 5-7 minutes or so. Stir halfway through cooking.

Chef’s Recommendations

Breaded, cut into small portions, crispy and without any oil. This is a popcorn chicken recipe that kids (and not so kids) will love and that they can eat with their favourite dipping sauce.You can substitute the breadcrumbs for panko breadcrumbs, which are coarser and crunchier, or use unsweetened cornflakes to coat them too.

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