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Air Fryer Mini Chicken Fillets

Juicy air fryer mini chicken fillets without the hassle! Delicious tender chicken with moist interior we all love, without the excess oil and prolonged cooking times. Get ready to explore some mouth-watering air fryer chicken fillet recipes that you can whip up in less than 20 minutes. Let’s get started, shall we?

air fryer chicken fillets uk recipe

Ingredients

1 kg Chicken Mini Fillets

Chicken Mini Fillet Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Mixed Herbs (optional)
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika (optional)
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder (optional)
  • Salt and Pepper
raw chicken mini fillets

How to cook mini chicken fillets in the air fryer

STEP 1:

Make sure your chicken fillets are fully defrosted. Add them to a bowl and add the olive oil, garlic granules, mixed herbs, smoked paprika and salt and pepper. Mix until all the fillet are evenly coated.

STEP 2:

Tip them all in the air fryer and spread out as best you can. Set the temperature to 180℃ and cook for 18-20 minutes turning half way through.

Air Fryer Mini Chicken Fillets

I bought these chicken fillets from the frozen section in Waitrose because firstly it’s cheaper to buy it this way and second they are handy to have in the freezer without them going off in the fridge!

Chicken mini fillets, also known as chicken tenders, are a popular choice among home cooks and professional chefs alike.

They are small, tender pieces of chicken that cook quickly and evenly, making them perfect for a variety of dishes.

Whether you’re whipping up a quick weeknight dinner or preparing a feast for guests, these versatile little cuts of chicken can be the star of the show.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Quick to Cook: Mini fillets cooked in an air fryer are ready in just 18- 20 minutes, saving you valuable time in the kitchen.
  • Versatility: Chicken mini fillets can be used in numerous dishes, from salads and rice pots to creamy chicken fillet one-pan dishes.
  • Healthier Option: Air frying allows for healthier cooking as it requires less oil than traditional frying methods.
  • Tasty: With the right marinade, and seasoning, your mini fillets will be packed full of flavour.

Serving Suggestions

Here are some serving suggestions for chicken mini fillets:

Chicken Tacos: Shred the cooked fillets and serve them in soft tortillas with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, grated cheese, and a dollop of sour cream or guacamole.

Buddha Bowl: Slice the cooked fillets and place them in a bowl with quinoa, roasted vegetables, and a drizzle of tahini sauce.

Pasta Salad: Dice the cooked fillets and toss them in a pasta salad with cherry tomatoes, olives, feta cheese, and a vinaigrette dressing.

Rice Stir-fry: Stir-fry the fillets with a mix of colourful vegetables, soy sauce, and serve over steamed rice.

Chicken Wraps: Place the cooked fillets in a wrap with some fresh salad, mayonnaise or your choice of sauce, and roll it up for a quick, satisfying meal.

Chicken Caesar Salad: Slice the cooked fillets and top a classic Caesar salad with them. Don’t forget the croutons and Parmesan cheese!

Creamy Garlic Chicken Fillets : My favourite recipe, season the chicken fillets as in the recipe then add to a creamy soft cheese sauce.

On their own: Delicious just as they are with your favourite side dish.

air fryer chicken fillets uk recipe

Air Fryer Mini Chicken Fillets

Rachel
Easy seasoned chicken mini fillets cooked in the air fryer
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Mixed Herbs (optional)
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika (optional)
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder (optional)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 kg Chicken Mini Fillets

Instructions
 

  • Make sure your chicken fillets are fully defrosted.
    Add them to a bowl and add the olive oil, garlic granules, mixed herbs, smoked paprika and salt and pepper.
    Mix until all the fillet are evenly coated.
  • Tip them all in the air fryer and spread out as best you can.
    Set the temperature to 180℃ and cook for 18-20 minutes turning half way through.
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Nutrition

Calories: 167kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 24gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 112mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.04gVitamin A: 155IUVitamin C: 0.05mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Waitrose frozen chicken mini fillets
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