4 Air Fried Chicken Snacks | Instant Pot Air Fryer Recipes | Guilt Free Snacks

Delicious & guilt-free chicken snacks that are air-fried…

Who can resist snacks??? When we think about snacks all those greasy & deep-fried snacks come to our mind. If you are health conscious & still want to enjoy your favorite snacks without any guilt, you can absolutely enjoy them, all you have to do is air-fry the snacks without adding any oil.

I’ve made a chicken filling & made 4 crispy & delicious snacks out of it. These are my favorite snacks that I make quite often.

The chicken filling can be made ahead of time & stored in the refrigerator or in the freezer. When you are in the mood for snacks, just have to assemble everything & air fry the snacks. Couldn’t get any better!

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How to Make Chicken Filling

4 Air Fried Chicken Snacks | Instant Pot Air Fryer Recipes | Guilt Free Snacks
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
For marinating chicken
  • Boneless chicken breast- 2 breasts
  • Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp (or add regular chili powder, it's hot)
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
For making chicken filling
  • Oil- 1½ tbsp
  • Onions, chopped- 5 (yellow onions)
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Green chilies, chopped- 2 or 3
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Potatoes, cooked- 3
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine chicken with all spices mentioned 'for marinating chicken'. Let marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. Add the marinated chicken to a saucepan, and place over medium heat.
  3. Cook covered till the chicken has cooked well.
  4. Let all the liquid that oozed out of the chicken dry off.
  5. Stir fry for a few minutes, let golden brown spots form on the chicken, will have a fried chicken taste.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat, keep it aside.
  7. Place a wide saucepan over medium heat.
  8. Add oil & onions, season onions with ½ tsp salt.
  9. Saute for a few minutes.
  10. Add ginger-garlic paste & green chilies; combine well.
  11. Cook till onions turn golden in color, don't brown the onions.
  12. Slightly shred the cooked chicken using your hand, add to the cooked onions.
  13. Cook for 3 minutes.
  14. Add garam masala & salt to taste, combine well.
  15. Add cilantro, combine well.
  16. Remove the pan from the heat, let the chicken filling cool down.
  17. Cook the potatoes either in the microwave or in boiling water till they have turned fork tender.
  18. Peel off the skin, gently mash the potatoes using your hand & add to the chicken filling.
  19. Combine well, let the potatoes bind with the chicken filling.
  20. This chicken filling can be made ahead of time & can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days or in the freezer for a few weeks.

Snack 1 Chicken Cutlets


Air Fried Chicken Cutlets
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Prepared chicken filling
  • Eggs,- 2
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Have the chicken filling ready.
  2. Make medium sized patties out of it, keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl, whisk 2 eggs.
  4. Have breadcrumbs ready on a plate.
  5. Dip the patties in the egg & then coat with the breadcrumbs.
  6. Patties coated with breadcrumbs can be kept in the freezer for a few weeks.
  7. Let's air fry the patties.
  8. I've used Instant Pot Duo crisp & air fryer, any kind of air fryer can be used.
  9. Place the air fryer basket in the stainless steel pot, place the broil tray in it & line the broil tray with parchment paper.
  10. Place the patties on the parchment paper.
  11. Drizzle very little oil on the patties.
  12. Close the pot with the air fryer lid.
  13. Select air fry, time 20 minutes, temperature 400 F or 200 C.
  14. After 20 minutes of air frying, open the lid.
  15. Crispy chicken cutlets will be ready.
  16. Enjoy with tomato ketchup.

Snack 2- Chicken Spring Rolls


Air Fried Chicken Spring Rolls
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Prepared chciken filling
  • Spring roll pastry sheets
  • Egg- 1 or 2
Instructions
  1. Have the prepared chicken filling ready.
  2. I've used store-bought spring roll pastry sheets, thawed them well.
  3. Place one sheet on a wooden board.
  4. Place 1 tbsp chicken filling on one of the ends.
  5. Cover with the pastry sheet, and roll once.
  6. Apply some water on the ends, helps to glue the ends.
  7. Fold the ends & tuck it in & make into a roll.
  8. In a bowl, whisk 2 eggs.
  9. Right before air frying, dip the rolls in the egg.
  10. Let's air fry the rolls.
  11. I've used Instant Pot Duo crisp & air fryer, any kind of air fryer can be used.
  12. Place the air fryer basket in the stainless steel pot, place the broil tray in it & line the broil tray with parchment paper.
  13. Place the rolls on the parchment paper.
  14. Close the pot with the air fryer lid.
  15. Select air fry, time 15 minutes, temperature 400 F or 200 C.
  16. After 15 minutes of air frying, open the lid.
  17. Crispy & golden chicken spring rolls are ready to be enjoyed.

Snack 3- Chicken Bread Rolls


Air Fried Chicken Bread Rolls
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Prepared chicken filling
  • Bread slices
  • Water
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Have the prepared chicken filling ready.
  2. Cut the brown edges off the bread slices.
  3. Take some chicken filling & make into an oval shape.
  4. The chicken roll should fit in the bread slice, so don't make it too big.
  5. Sprinkle some water on the bread & let it wet.
  6. Place the chicken filling on the center of the bread.
  7. Gently, fold the ends & make into an oval shape.
  8. Use water to glue the ends.
  9. Let's air fry the bread rolls.
  10. I've used Instant Pot Duo crisp & air fryer, any kind of air fryer can be used.
  11. Place the air fryer basket in the stainless steel pot, place the broil tray in it & line the broil tray with parchment paper.
  12. Place the rolls on the parchment paper.
  13. Drizzle very little oil on the patties.
  14. Close the pot with the air fryer lid.
  15. Select air fry, time 30 minutes, temperature 400 F or 200 C.
  16. After 30 minutes of air frying, open the lid.
  17. Crispy chicken bread rolls are ready.
  18. It will have a super crispy & golden brown outside, inside will be soft with the chicken filling.
  19. Enjoy, absolutely yum.

Snack 4- Chicken Egg Bread Rolls


Air Fried Chicken Egg Bread Rolls
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Prepared chicken filling
  • Bread slices
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Water
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Cook hard-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot or in a saucepan over stove top.
  2. Peel off the shells & half the hard boiled eggs vertically.
  3. Remove the yolks & keep the egg whites aside.
  4. Have the prepared chicken filling ready.
  5. Cut the brown edges off the bread slices.
  6. Place some chicken filling on the halved egg, spread it well.
  7. Sprinkle some water on the bread & let it wet.
  8. Place the chicken egg filling on the center of the bread.
  9. Gently, fold the ends & make into an oval shape.
  10. Use water to glue the ends.
  11. Let's air fry the bread rolls.
  12. I've used Instant Pot Duo crisp & air fryer, any kind of air fryer can be used.
  13. Place the air fryer basket in the stainless steel pot, place the broil tray in it & line the broil tray with parchment paper.
  14. Place the rolls on the parchment paper.
  15. Drizzle very little oil on the patties.
  16. Close the pot with the air fryer lid.
  17. Select air fry, time 30 minutes, temperature 400 F or 200 C.
  18. After 30 minutes of air frying, open the lid.
  19. Crispy chicken egg bread rolls are ready.
  20. It will have a super crispy & golden brown outside, inside will be soft with the chicken & egg filling.
  21. Enjoy, absolutely yum.