If you’re a fan of chicken breast and air fryers then you’re in the right place. Chicken breast can get a bad rep for being “boring”; that simply isn’t the case. So let’s get to it with 15 air fryer chicken breast recipes that are delicious and will hopefully give you a new favorite chicken breast recipe to add to your rotation. Dont have an air fryer but want to get in the game? Check out my picks for favorite air fryers.
Tips for cooking chicken
It’s always good to have some solid tips to make sure your chicken turns out the way you want it to. We will have some helpful tips spread throughout this article to help you on your journey to having amazing chicken every time.
This one is pretty standard but possibly the most important when cooking raw chicken breasts. Always make sure your chicken is thoroughly cooked. Chicken is cooked fully when it reaches 165 Degrees. There are 2 simple ways to check for this. The first is to cut the chicken to ensure there is no pink left but this allows all the juice to run out of your chicken and if you have to cook it longer can dry it out. The second way is possibly the best and that’s to use an instant-read meat thermometer. A good meat thermometer will check your chicken’s temperature almost instantly and won’t cause it to dry out.
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This air fryer chicken breast recipe consists of chicken coated in herbs and spices, then cooked to golden brown perfection. A quick and effortless way to prepare chicken that comes out tender and juicy every time!
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Breaded chicken breasts fried in an Air Fryer for a healthier twist on the classic chicken parm. Chunky marinara sauce and fresh melting mozzarella cheese toppings make this air fried chicken parmesan hard to resist.
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Air Fryer Stuffed Chicken Breast is so easy to make and full of flavor! The cheesy, bacon-y filling is melty and gooey, the chicken is cooked to perfection, and the bacon is golden and crispy. A delicious air fryer meal that you’re sure to love!
This is a good one to get in the habit of. Pat your chicken dry with paper towels before seasoning or cooking. Chicken releases juices as it cooks so it isn’t going to dry out by doing this. By patting the chicken with a paper towel before cooking you promote browning when you cook chicken breast and this will result in a crispier skin or outer layer.
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Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Breasts are the perfect dinner when you are short on time or did not plan ahead and take anything out of the freezer to cook. You can season and cook chicken breasts completely from frozen. No thawing needed and they are delicious!
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Air Fryer Cheez It Crusted Chicken Tenders are full of easy, cheesy goodness!
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This air fryer bone-in chicken breast is flavored with brown sugar so you can enjoy a sweet but savory dinner!
If you cook frozen chicken breasts you want to thaw them completely for the best flavor. The best method I have found for doing this is to place the chicken in a baggie and run it under cold water, rotating it occasionally. You can also do it the old fashion way and pull it out the night before and put it in the refrigerator. You can also try using a thawing tray if you’re feeling adventurous.
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Cooking chicken breasts in the air fryer is not only faster than other methods, the results are juicy and delicious.
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If you like Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwiches, you’re going to love this healthier homemade version made in your Air Fryer!
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Chicken breast marinated in BBQ sauce and cooked in the air fryer until perfection. It is very easy to make and require from you minimum skills and ingredients.
Don’t flip chicken constantly. Turning your chicken several times is not necessary. You should only turn your chicken once or twice at most. The only real reason to flip chicken is to get a nice sear on both sides.
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Easy, crispy, tender and juicy air fryer chicken breast. This is a healthier version of fried chicken and is cooked much quicker in the air fryer than in the oven or over the stovetop.
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Get ready to add a new recipe to your air fryer favorites list. This air fryer chicken breasts recipe is tender, delicious, and sure to satisfy. These days it seems like everybody has an air fryer right?
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These homemade chicken fingers are air fried to golden crispy perfection! This is the perfect easy, healthy and delicious dinner for the whole family.
Let it rest. Anytime you cook chicken breasts or any type of meat you want to allow it to rest. Cutting into your chicken as soon as it’s done cooking allows all the juices to just pour out. Let chicken rest for at least 5-10 minutes minimum.
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These air fryer teriyaki chicken bites are coated in flavorful homemade teriyaki sauce that is both gluten free and soy free. It’s a healthy air fryer recipe that is easy and ready in 30 minutes.
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This perfectly tender and juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast is fast, easy and loaded with flavor. This all-purpose chicken is great on salads, sandwiches or served with simple side dishes for a fast and easy dinner.
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Looking for a delicious crispy chicken sandwich recipe? Look no further! This air fryer chicken sandwich is easy to make and delicious.
When it comes to seasoning chicken breasts there are a lot of options out there and it all depends on what style of chicken breasts you’re going for. Breaded? Grilled? Rub? Sauce? There are endless options but here are just a few ingredients you should have at the ready.
- Kosher Salt and Black Pepper
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Chili Powder
- Italian Seasoning
- Chicken Seasoning or Dry Rub
- BBQ Sauce
There you have it, 15 awesome chicken recipes for your air fryer! If you have a favorite tell the creator how awesome there recipe is in the comments. Want more awesome recipes? Check the recipes out below or subscribe for the newsletter so you can be updated when new recipes and articles are released.