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Air Fryer Chicken Katsu Bites

Air Fryer Chicken Katsu Bites | Appetizer, rice bowl topping, or complement for a meal-size salad: these easy chicken bites are super versatile! Homemade chicken bites are a great alternative to store-bought breaded chicken. Ready in minimal time with minimal effort using fresh chicken breast. Keep kitchen messes to a minimum when you fry up your chicken in the air fryer. Dip in your favorite sweet and spicy dipping sauce to serve them as a game day snack. A finger food win!


Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 31 minutes

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
¼ cup all purpose flour
2 eggs
1 cup Kikkoman® Panko Bread Crumbs
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
Olive oil cooking spray

For Sriracha Dipping Sauce
¼ cup honey
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Kikkoman® Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce
1 tablespoon Kikkoman® Less Sodium Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  1. Slice chicken into 2-inch pieces and pat dry with paper towel. Pour flour in a shallow bowl. Whisk egg in a second bowl. Stir together panko, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper in a third bowl. Dip each piece of chicken in flour followed by egg and lastly in panko mixture.
  2. Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Working in 2 batches, place chicken in basket of air fryer leaving space between for air to flow. Mist with cooking spray. Air fry at 400ºF for 4 minutes. Flip chicken bites using tongs and air fry 4 minutes longer. Remove chicken bites from air fryer and cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  3. While chicken cooks, stir together ingredients for dipping sauce. Serve chicken bites hot with dipping sauce.


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