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Air Fryer Chicken Bites

If chicken is one of your main household favorites then this juicy and tender Air Fryer Chicken Bites recipe is perfect for you! I love that I can cook these bites in just 12-minutes with very little prep and my family can chose their portion. Because they are bites, they go well serving them over rice and pastas or even in salads. I like to dip mine in tzatziki sauce, hummus, or a garlic yogurt sauce.
Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken bites, air fryer chicken breasts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 389kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 2 lb chicken breasts rib meat (fat) trimmed and discarded
  • 1 tbsp oil vegetable or olive oil
  • tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 tsp Mrs. Dash, salt free table seasoning blend or poultry seasoning
  • ¾ tsp garlic salt
  • tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 tsp fresh Italian parsley minced

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer at 380° degrees F for 5 minutes.
  • Trim and discard rib meat fat.
  • Cut chicken into 1½-inch by 1-inch slices.
  • Place into a bowl.
  • Pour oil into bowl. Toss and coat chicken well.
  • Whisk together lemon pepper, Mrs. Dash, and garlic salt.
  • Add spices to chicken. Toss and coat chicken well.
  • Spread chicken in an even layer in the air fryer.
    TIP: Do not double layer or stack if making a double batch as it will not air fry and cook correctly.
  • Cook at 380° degrees F 10-13 minutes.
    Cook an extra few minutes to achieve browning if desired.
  • Sprinkle chicken bites with parsley.
  • Serve as is or with rice, noodles, roasted vegetables, or dipping sauces. See notes below for ideas.

Nutrition

Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 934mg | Potassium: 1134mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg