Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken

Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken is simple, delicious, and perfect for the whole family. With just a few ingredients, you can make crispy homemade chicken bits for a simple meal or a crowd-pleasing snack!


– Chicken Breasts – Buttermilk – All Purpose Flour – Cornstarch – Salt – Black Pepper – Eggs – Breadcrumbs

Combine the chicken pieces and buttermilk in a medium sized bowl and stir to combine.

Step 1: Marinate the chicken

After the marinating time is complete, set up a dredging station: begin by whisking the flour, cornstarch, salt, and pepper together in a shallow bowl.

Step 2: Set up dredging station

Dredge the chicken pieces first in the flour mixture, then into the egg mixture, then finally into the breadcrumbs, pressing until well coated.

Step 3: Dredge the chicken

Place the chicken onto a wire baking rack set over a large sheet pan. Let the chicken sit for 15 minutes so that the breading sticks well.

Step 4: Place chicken on rack

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