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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Fritters {Air Fryer or Stove Top}

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Fritters are an easy low carb dish! These fritters can be made in the Air Fryer or stove top of for a quick, yet low carb meal. 

Course Air Fryer
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli cheddar, Chicken fritters, Low Carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 fritters
Calories 166kcal


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, steamed, and chopped fine
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Olive oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the bite size chicken pieces, garlic powder, eggs, almond flour, shredded cheese, broccoli, salt and pepper.
  • Gently combine.

Air Fryer Directions

  • Using scoop the mixture into a GREASED basket. Make uniform sized fritters in your air fryer. The number of fritters will depend on the size of your air fryer. Use the back of a spoon to flatten them.
  • Set your air fryer to 400F and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Flip and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • If you do thicker fritters, the cook time will need to be increased. Always check for doneness before removing from the air fryer.
  • Repeat these steps until all of your "batter" is used up.

Stove top directions

  • In a large skillet, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • When oil is hot, add the fritter mixture a scoop at a time.
  • Flatten out the tops with the back of your spoon and sauté uncovered 4-5 minutes.
  • Flip and saute 3-4 minutes on the second side until chicken is fully cooked. Note: you may need to add more oil.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g