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Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets

Chick-Fil-A Copycat Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer, chick-fil-a, chicken breast, chicken nuggets, chicken thighs


  • 2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 cup Pickle Juice You can buy it by the gallon
  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 tsp Table Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika


  1. Pour the pickle juice and milk over the chopped chicken. Cover and refrigerate for an hour.

    Combine all spices in medium bowl, and set aside

  2. After marinating, drain chicken.

    Coat chicken evenly with spice mixture.

  3. Place, one layer at a time, in air fryer basket

    Cook at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes (or internal temp 165 degrees