Air fryer chicken breast recipe, the easiest method to cook chicken. Chicken breast seasoned with our homemade spice blend then air fried to perfection. The chicken breast is so juicy, tender, and crispy, the ultimate chicken breast recipe.

Fresh chopped greens in a white plate topped with chopped greens.

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AIR FRYER CHICKEN BREAST-

This air fryer chicken breast is so delicious and so easy to make. All you need to do is season and cook and you have yourself tender, juicy, and flavorful chicken breast.

Cooking chicken in an air fryer gives you that crispy exterior with a tender and juicy inside. The prep time is simple and clean-up is easy.

Sliced chicken breast on a white plate topped with fresh greens.

Ingredients needed-

All you need for this recipe is just 2 simple ingredients and 5 minutes of your prep time!

  • CHICKEN BREAST– You want your chicken breast to be even in size so that they cook evenly. I like to gently beat to ensure it is the same thickness.
  • SEASONING BLEND– We use our favorite homemade chicken seasoning for this recipe but you can use any of your favorite seasonings. You can also substitute our chicken seasoning for taco seasoning or use our Cajun seasoning.
Seasoned chicken breast in the air fryer basket ready to be cooked.

HOW TO COOK CHICKEN BREAST IN AIR FRYER-

Chicken is a versatile protein that can be prepared in so many different ways. Whether you are making pan-seared chicken breast, fried chicken tenders, or if you are making grilled chicken, you can never go wrong with chicken. You are going to love this EASY recipe that you can add to your list of recipes.

  1. PREP– Clean and remove any extra fat off the chicken breast. Rub the chicken in oil and then season all sides with chicken seasoning.
  2. COOK– Add the seasoned chicken in the air fryer basket and cook until crispy and tender.
  3. Serve with desired sides and enjoy.
CHEF’S TIP– Cook chicken will have an internal temperature of 165°F. Check the temp several minutes before cook time is done, you do NOT want to overcook the chicken.
Cooked chicken breast in the air fryer basket.

Frequently Asked Questions-

What if I don’t have an air fryer?

You can check out our skillet chicken breast recipe or our pan-seared chicken breast if you do not have an air fryer.

Can I use another chicken seasoning?

Yes, you can use any of your favorite seasonings.

When do I know my chicken is cooked?

Cooked chicken will have an internal temperature of 165°F.

Why is my chicken so dry?

You overcooked the chicken breast.

Can I prepare my chicken ahead of time?

You can season and allow it to marinate overnight. Just keep tightly covered and refrigerated.

How do I reheat the chicken?

Just add your chicken back into the air fryer and cook until reheated.

Air Fryer chicken breast on a white plate topped with fresh chopped greens.

SERVING IDEAS-

There are so many different ways you can enjoy this chicken breast recipe! Here are some ways you can enjoy with your chicken-

Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast

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Air fryer chicken breast recipe, the easiest method to cook chicken. Chicken breast seasoned with our homemade spice blend then air fried to perfection.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp oil or cooking spray
  • 2 Tbsp chicken seasoning

Instructions

  • Clean and remove any extra fat of the chicken breast. Gently beat to ensure the chicken is even in thickness.
  • Rub oil all over the chicken then season both sides of the chicken breast.
  • Add the chicken breast to the air fryer basket and cook at 380F for 8 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 4-6 minutes, until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 49gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 264mgPotassium: 867mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 173IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 51mgIron: 2mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)