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Air Fryer Catfish Nuggets Recipe

Air Fryer Catfish Nuggets Recipe

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How To Make Air Fryer Catfish Nuggets

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes



  • 1 lb catfish fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C).

  2. In a shallow dish, combine the bread crumbs, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Dip each catfish nugget into the bread crumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.

  4. Place the nuggets in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Spray the tops with cooking spray.

  5. Cook for 6 minutes, then flip the nuggets over and cook for an additional 6 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.

  6. Serve hot with tartar sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.


  • Calories : 340kcal
  • Total Fat : 6g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 92mg
  • Sodium : 670mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 32g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugars : 2g
  • Protein : 36g
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