Healthy Air-Fryer Popcorn Chicken Recipe
1/2 of recipe (8 pieces): 209 calories, 2.5 total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 434mg sodium, 18.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 1g sugars, 25g protein
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Cook: 15 minutes
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. salt
6 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 16 small nuggets
2 tbsp. whole wheat flour
1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites/liquid egg substitute
Optional dips: Frank’s RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce, BBQ sauce
In a wide bowl, mix bread crumbs with seasonings.
Place chicken in a large sealable bag or container. Add flour. Seal and shake to coat.
Place egg whites/substitute in a second wide bowl. Coat chicken with egg, followed by seasoned bread crumbs.
Spray an air fryer with non-aerosol nonstick spray. Place chicken in the air fryer, and top with any remaining bread crumbs. Spray with more nonstick spray.
Set air fryer to 360°F. Cook chicken until crispy and cooked through, about 12 minutes.
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
Oven Alternative: Bake chicken at 400ºF until crispy and cooked through, about 16 minutes, flipping halfway through.
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