Air Fryer Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

Bang Bang chicken skewers
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
12 min
4 skewers

These bang bang chicken skewers are the perfect weeknight addition — and yes, they’re made in the air fryer!

Bang Bang sauce is a spicy and creamy mayo-based sauce that is perfect for coating your chicken in. Feel free to adjust the spice levels as needed, but trust me, you’re going to love it just the way it is. I like to make a big batch so that I can dip the chicken in it afterward as well. These bang bang chicken skewers are made in the air fryer, keeping our chicken juicy and full of flavour. It’s the perfect easy weeknight meal that would satisfy anyone’s cravings.

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lb boneless skinless chicken breast

For the marinade

tsp garlic powder
tsp paprika
Tbsp soy sauce
tsp ginger paste (use fresh if desired)

For the sauce

cup Kewpie Mayo
cup Sweet Chili Sauce
Tbsp Sriracha
Tbsp soy sauce


Bang Bang Chicken Skewers preperation
Step 1

Dice chicken into 2-inch pieces.

Step 2

Add chicken into a large bowl. Combine marinade ingredients and add to chicken, ensuring each piece is coated. 

Diced chicken in a bowl
Step 3

Marinade for 30 minutes or up to overnight. 

Step 4

Thread chicken onto wooden skewers (optimally you can soak your skewers for 30 mins).

Chicken in skewer
Step 5

Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Taste and adjust the seasonings as desired. Remove ¼ cup of this sauce, reserving the rest. 

Bang bang sauce
Step 6

Brush the ¼ cup sauce onto the chicken. Spray an air fryer basket with oil and add the skewers. Cook for 6 minutes at 400 degrees. Flip and brush the remainder of the ¼ cup sauce onto skewers. Cook for an additional 6 minutes until golden and cooked through. 

Cooked chicken skewer
Step 7

Remove and plate, brushing the tops with the reserved sauce. Garnish with green onions or herbs. Serve alongside reserved sauce and enjoy! 

Finished chicken skewer

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