Air Fryer Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets in the Air Fryer is like eating your favorite fast food chicken nuggets in the comfort of your home. Just pop them into the air fryer, heat them up, and you’re good to go!

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Air Fryer Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

If you love spicy food, then you’ll love these Tyson spicy chicken nuggets. These bite-sized nuggets are packed with flavor and heat, and they’re a great option for a quick and easy meal or snack.

And the best part? You can make them in the air fryer, which means they’re crispy and delicious without all the added oil and calories of deep frying.

I live in a house where spicy is their forte, so it’s starting to grow on me. Before this blog, you wouldn’t catch me trying anything spicy.

Some of my favorite things with some kick to them are Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Legs, Air Fryer Blackened Chicken Breast, and Air Fryer Trader Joe’s Buffalo Chicken Poppers.

If you enjoy these air fryer spicy chicken nuggets, you need to check out these other amazing Tyson Chicken Recipes: Air Fryer Tyson Chicken Nuggets, Air Fryer Tyson Chicken Fries, Air Fryer Tyson Honey Battered Breast Tenders, and Tyson Any’tizer Popcorn Chicken.

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❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe

  • Quick & Easy – Pop the chicken into the air fryer, and they will be done in 12 minutes.
  • Budget Friendly – A HUGE 4.5lb bag is only $13.48 at your local Sam’s Club. You can find these at any of your local grocery stores, though! So much cheaper than buying fast food!
  • Family Friendly – No matter the age, everyone will love them!

Ingredients

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✳️ Tips & Tricks

Just because the chicken is frozen, you still want to use a meat thermometer to ensure the internal temperature of the popcorn chicken is 165F.

The bag says to cook for 6 minutes at 360F, but I found that the internal temperature wasn’t 165F, so I cooked them for another 6 minutes.

Tools to make this Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets in the Air Fryer

  • Cosori Air Fryer – this is my favorite air fryer. The large air fryer basket makes it so easy to cook your favorite recipes.
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to ensure the internal temperature of ANY chicken is 165F.

How to make Air Fryer Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

  1. Remove the chicken nuggets from the bag and transfer them to the air fryer basket. Make sure to lay them in a single layer.
  2. Cook at 360F for 12 minutes. Shaking the chicken nuggets halfway through.
  3. Remove the chicken nuggets from the air fryer basket and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 
  2. Place frozen nuggets on a baking sheet. 
  3. Heat for 11 to 13 minutes. Or until the internal temperature is 165F.

Substitutions

If spicy nuggets aren’t your thing, you can make these Air Fryer Tyson Chicken Nuggets.

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What to serve with Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

These are just the perfect finger food. They also pair well with french fries or tatter tots.

How to store

  • Store leftovers in an airtight glass container for up to 5 days.

♨️ How to reheat

Remove the lid from the container and microwave on high for 1 to 1.5 minutes or until the chicken is warm. Alternatively, you can transfer to a microwave save plate to warm up.

To warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2-3 minutes at 400F.

black air fryer basket with cooked chicken inside. spatula holding some nuggets.

❓FAQs

How long do you need to air fryer Tyson Chicken Nuggets

I cooked my spicy chicken nuggets at 360F for 12 minutes. Shaking the basket halfway through.

What are Tyson Chicken Nuggets Microwave Instructions?

Place chicken nuggets on a microwave-safe plate. Five nuggets 1-1 1/2 minutes; 10 nuggets 2-2 1/2 minutes.

How do I know when the chicken nuggets are done?

The internal temperature of the chicken nuggets should be 165°F (74°C) when they’re fully cooked. You can check this with a meat thermometer.

Can I reheat chicken nuggets in the air fryer?

Yes, you can reheat chicken nuggets in the air fryer. Just cook them at 400°F (200°C) for 2-3 minutes.

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More Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Recipes

If you loved these air fryer spicy chicken nuggets, check out these other quick and easy air fryer chicken recipes.

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Air Fryer Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets in the Air Fryer is like eating your favorite fast food chicken nuggets in the comfort of your home. Just pop them into the air fryer, heat them up, and you're good to go!
5 from 38 votes
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 58 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 10-15 – Tyson Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Instructions
 

  • Remove the chicken nuggets from the bag and transfer them to the air fryer basket. Make sure to lay them in a single layer.
  • Cook at 360F for 12 minutes. Shaking the chicken nuggets halfway through.
  • Remove the chicken nuggets from the air fryer basket and serve

Nutrition

Serving: 9nuggetsCalories: 58kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 3gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 88mgPotassium: 30mgIron: 0.1mg
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