Place 6 eggs in air fryer and air fry at 250 for 17 minutes
While eggs are cooking, dice bacon and fry on stovetop.
Place in bowl with cold water and let rest
Crack egg shells and peel. Rinse eggs with water – shake dry (do not dry with paper towel)
Slice the eggs in half lengthwise, removing yolks to a medium bowl, and placing the whites on a plate.
Set up a dipping station with 2 plates and a bowl:Tray 1: Hooters wing breadingTray 2: 2 beaten eggs mixed with hot sauceTray 3: panko breading
Heavily coat egg halves in wing breading
Dip egg halves into egg mixture – be sure to get the center of the egg where the yolk was
Move eggs to the panko and coat – pushing panko onto all sides of egg halves
Move breaded egg white halves to air fryer and spray with olive oil cooking spray.
Air fry at 350 for 4 minutes, flip egg halves, spray again, air fry for 4 minutes more. Egg halves will be golden. (you may need to do in batches depending on size of air fryer)
While whites are air frying, mash the yolks into a fine crumble using a fork. Add mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and chili powder and mix well.
Place into a ziplock quart bag and place in refrigerator
Once all eggs are done in air fryer – place on serving platter and let cool for 5 minutes.
Cut corner of ziploc bag to make it a piping bag and pipe egg yolk mixture into air fried egg whites
Top with diced bacon, cilantro and a couple drops of hot sauce on each egg