Air Fryer Chicken Breasts Recipe

This foolproof recipe makes flavorful and tender air fryer chicken breasts every time, seasoned with herbs and spices.

Interested in more air fryer recipes? Try out my Air Fryer Falafel, Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts, Air Fryer Chinese Chicken Wings, and Air Fryer Baked Potatoes.

Similar to my air fryer chicken thighs recipe, this air fryer fried chicken breast recipe is made with just the right amount of seasoning and extremely versatile. This recipe is also perfect for someone following a keto or Whole30 lifestyle.

Chicken is a wonderful meal choice for dinner. Don’t own an air fryer? Try my Sous Vide Chicken Breasts recipe! Looking for a crispier option? Try my Air Fried Chicken Tenders! There are so many options to choose from.

What is needed for air fryer chicken breasts recipe?

  • Olive Oil
  • Chicken Breast
  • Kosher Salt
  • Oregano
  • Paprika
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
Herbs and spices for air fryer chicken breasts

At what temperature do you air fry chicken breasts?

  • Cook at 370-degrees for the best flavor.

How to make air fryer chicken breasts:

  • In a small bowl combine the salt and spices with oil to create a paste. Coat chicken breasts with the paste. Place in the air fryer basket and cook.

How long does it take to cook chicken in the air fryer?

  • Place in the air fryer basket and cook at 370-degrees for 10 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook for an additional 7-10 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165-degrees.

When to add additional ingredients:

  • You can add veggies like halved brussels sprouts, broccoli, etc. at the halfway point.
Chicken Breasts in Air Fryer

What to serve with air fryer chicken breasts:

Wine pairings for air fryer chicken breasts:

These choices pair nicely with a light meat chicken.

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chardonnay

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Close up of air fryer chicken breast on white plate with lemon slices.

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Air Fryer Chicken Breasts

This foolproof recipe makes flavorful and tender air fryer chicken breasts every time, seasoned with herbs and spices.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp . olive oil
  • 2 . chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp . oregano
  • ½ tsp . paprika
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • ½ tsp . garlic powder

Instructions

  • In a small bowl combine the salt and spices with oil to create a paste. Coat chicken breasts with the paste.
  • Place in the air fryer basket and cook at 370-degrees for 10 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook for an additional 7-10 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165-degrees.
  • Can add halved brussels sprouts, broccoli, etc. at the halfway point.
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Equipment

Air Fryer

Nutrition

Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1426mg | Potassium: 870mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg

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