Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards without Flour

Do you miss your southern deep-fried chicken gizzards? These Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards without flour are my healthier spin on traditional gizzards. Still flavorful, but without the added carbs and fat!

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Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards without Flour

I know what you are thinking.. Chicken Gizzards, really… I thought the same thing. I was very skeptical about trying them. Another great way to make gizzards is this easy Gizdodo, and You would never know you are eating them.

They weren’t as bad as I thought they would be. Honestly, they just tasted like chicken.

Chicken gizzards are full of protein. Did you know chicken gizzard has a higher protein value than white and dark chicken meat?

Chicken Gizzards are also very beneficial for cats and dogs, with them being full of protein and vitamins. Eating them can help joint pain in animals.

The dogs loved them (just don’t add the spices if you feed them to your pets).

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❤️ Why you’ll love this Air Fryer Chicken Gizzard Recipe

  • Budget friendly – Chicken gizzards are honestly very reasonable price. A 1.5lb package was $3.23 at my local Mejier store.
  • Keto Friendly – With them being low carb, high fat and protein they are perfect for a keto diet.

Ingredients

  • Chicken Gizzards (mine were in the frozen food section so I defrosted them in the refrigerator the night before I cooked them)
  • Avocado oil
  • Seasonings: garlic powder, salt, and black pepper
Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards inherent photos (chicken gizzards, avocado oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder)

Tools to make this Chicken Gizzards in the Air Fryer

  • Cosori Air Fryer
  • Tongs

How to cook chicken gizzards in an air fryer

  1. Wash the chicken gizzards off and pat dry.
  2. Place the chicken gizzards into a mixing bowl and add avocado oil and seasonings. Mix them together.
  3. Cook at 390F for 18 minutes, stopping halfway through and flipping them.
  4. Remove from the Air Fryer basket and serve.

Stovetop Directions

  1. Place 3 cups of water into a medium saucepan.
  2. Boil the chicken gizzards for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain chicken gizzards, top with desired spices and serve.
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What to serve with Chicken Gizzards

Chicken gizzards are a unique part of the chicken. You’ll be surprised by the different ways people actually use chicken gizzards for. You can make Chicken Gizzard Stew or make a Chicken Gizzard Salad.

How to store

Store leftover chicken gizzards in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

♨️ How to reheat

Remove the lid from the storage container and microwave on high for 1 minutes or until the gizzards are warm. Alternatively you can transfer to a microwave save plate.

If you want to warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2 minutes at 400F.

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❓FAQs

What is a chicken gizzard?

A chicken’s gizzard is a small muscle that the chickens use to break down grains and food.

Are chicken gizzards hard to digest?

They can be tough, chewy, and even a little crunchy.

Can dogs eat gizzards?

Yes, dogs can eat chicken gizzards, along with other muscles and organ meats.

Can you cook chicken gizzards in an air fryer

Yes! You can cook chicken gizzards in an air fryer breaded or non-breaded.

How long to cook chicken gizzards in an air fryer?

In this recipe, you cook the chicken gizzards for 18 minutes

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Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards

Do you miss your southern deep-fried chicken gizzards? These Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards are just as good and packed with the same flavors. Just the healthier version of deep fried chicken gizzards.
4.88 from 41 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 49 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Wash the chicken gizzards off and pat dry.
  • Place the chicken gizzards into a mixing bowl and add avocado oil and seasonings. Mix them together.
  • Cook at 390F for 18 minutes, stopping halfway through and flipping them.
  • Remove from the Air Fryer basket and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 49kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 306mgPotassium: 71mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.01gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 0.003mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.03mg
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