Air Fryer Sticky Chicken Bites

Air Fryer Sticky Chicken Bites

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Indulge in these irresistible air fryer sticky chicken bites, generously coated with a sweet and gooey sauce!

Whether enjoyed as a cheeky snack or served with a fresh salad and a side of potatoes, this dish makes for a delightful and fulfilling meal.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 70g (1/2 cup) plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 500g chicken breast, cut into 2cm pieces
  • Green shallots, sliced, to serve
  • Toasted sesame seeds, to serve

Sticky sauce:

  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 40g butter, chopped
Air Fryer Sticky Chicken Bites

How to Cook Air Fryer Sticky Chicken Bites

  1. Combine the plain flour, salt, garlic powder, onion powder and paprika in a shallow bowl.
  2. Place the corn flour in a separate shallow bowl, and the eggs in another shallow bowl. Lightly whisk the eggs.
  3. Dip the chicken pieces into the corn flour, shaking off any excess, then dip into the egg, and finally the seasoned flour. Shake off any excess.
  4. Place half of the chicken pieces in the basket of an air fryer and spray with oil. Air fry at 180°C for 10 minutes. Set aside and keep warm. Repeat with the second batch and place in a bowl.
  5. To make the sauce, mix all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes, then pour over the chicken and gently toss to coat.
  6. Transfer chicken to a serving bowl and sprinkle with green shallots and toasted sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

These mouthwatering chicken bites are delicious as a snack or as part of a complete meal, served with a salad and a side of potatoes!

The Great Air Fryer Cookbook for Beginners 2023
  • Ondricka, Alice M. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 98 Pages - 07/27/2023 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)

Last update on 2024-05-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


To sum it up, these air fryer sticky chicken bites are a delectable treat that is hard to resist. With their crispy coating and sticky sweet sauce, they offer a perfect balance of flavours and textures. Whether enjoyed as a snack, appetizer, or part of a main meal, these chicken bites are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Give them a try and indulge in a deliciously tempting dish that will leave you wanting more!

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