Air Fryer Chicken Breast

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Air Fryer Chicken Breast
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Air Fryer Chicken Breast - #airfryer #chicken #recipe #eatwel101 - Easy to make and takes just a few minutes to cook. Cooking chicken breast in the air fryer makes your lunches, dinners, and meal prep super quick and delicious!

Air fryer chicken breast recipe – So easy and bursting with flavor! Air Fryer Chicken Breast is easy to make and takes just a few minutes to cook. Rub chicken breasts with spices and olive oil; pop into the air fryer for 15 minutes, and you’re done! Juicy, flavorful chicken breasts for a quick meal, or to use for meal prep. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the air fryer chicken breast recipe

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Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe

Air fryer chicken breast is so quick, easy, and tastes amazing. Being similar to convection ovens, air fryers use a heating element to heat the air in the appliance, then a fan circulates hot air that cooks the food. Air frying is such a healthy way to cook chicken or any other dish for that matter. It’s quick and the clean-up is so easy.

It can be tricky to get juicy and tender chicken breasts each and every time. The air fryer method makes it crazy simple for you. You will just need to check the chicken breasts’ temperature to ensure doneness, and that you don’t overcook them. This air fryer chicken recipe is so versatile so feel free to switch spices as you need to and enjoy.

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How to Cook Chicken Breast in the Air Fryer

The cooking method for air fryer chicken breast is easy and fail-proof: Rub chicken with olive oil to coat. In a small bowl combine the spices and rub generously on the chicken. Place chicken in the air fryer. Set to air fry mode at 370ºF (190ºC) for 12 minutes. The internal temp for the chicken should reach 165ºF (74ºC).

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1. To make the air fryer chicken breast: Place the chicken breasts on a shallow plate. Rub olive oil on the chicken breasts.

2. In a small bowl add the garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, thyme, turmeric, fennel, ginger, paprika, salt, and pepper (you can also use this chicken dry rub or the 21 salute seasoning blend from Trader’s Joe). Rub spices on each side of the chicken breasts.

3. Place the seasoned chicken breasts in the air fryer basket and cook in the air fryer at 370ºF (190ºC) for 12 minutes (You have to open the air fryer and flip the chicken breast at mid-time) until internal temperature reaches 165ºF (74ºC). Allow resting for 5 minutes before slicing. Add a dash of lemon juice and sprinkle the air fryer chicken breasts with fresh chopped parsley and serve with cauliflower rice, zucchini, asparagus… Enjoy! ❤️ 

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Tips for the air fryer chicken breast recipe

  • You can leave your chicken breast whole if you prefer, but we found that slicing horizontally makes thinner chicken cutlets that cook quicker than thick, regular chicken breast.
  • Make sure you don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket. Cook the chicken breasts in batches if necessary. The air must have room to circulate and ensure even cooking.
  • Combine spices depending on your mood and menu. You can use Cajun spices, Middle-Eastern spices, 21 Salutes, etc. Whatever your menu calls for this air fryer recipe is a quick and delicious way to cook chicken breasts.
  • Air fryer chicken breasts are perfect for meal prep because it is so versatile. You can add air-fried chicken to salads, wraps, sandwiches, and many more!

How to keep air fryer chicken leftovers

You can keep the air fryer chicken leftovers for up to 3 days in an airtight container in your refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave or on the stove.

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