Air Fryer Buttermilk Chicken Bites marinated in buttermilk, lightly seasoned and coated with breadcrumbs for a great appetizer to add in that game day party food lineup!
1 pound chicken breast
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon hot sauce of choice
1 cup flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup panko
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Dipping sauces (recommend Red Duck Smoked Applewood Molasses BBQ Sauce, Smoky Ketchup and RAGÚ® Old World Style Traditional Sauce)
Cut your chicken into bite sized pieces (1 inch).
Place the chicken into a sealable bag with 1 cup buttermilk and 1 tablespoon hot sauce. Let sit in fridge for minimum of 30 minutes.
Set up 3 bowls. Bowl #1- flour. Bowl #2- eggs. Bowl #3- mix together panko, cayenne, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Remove the chicken from fridge and dip into each bowl staring with flour. Cover each chicken bite completely and then dip into eggs. After you have dipped in the eggs, dip into the panko bowl #3 and cover the chicken completely. Repeat with all the chicken bites. (recommend gloves for this step) .
Spray the Midea Air Fryer basket lightly with oil and add the chicken to the bottom lining them so nothing is overlapping. You may need to do more than one batch.
Place the basket inside the air fryer unit and close. Cook for 10 minutes on 370 degrees. Flip the chicken and cook another 5 minutes.