Air Fryer Herbed Chicken Breast Recipe | BestRecipeBox.com

Air Fryer Herbed Chicken Breast Recipe | BestRecipeBox.com

Air Fryer Chicken Breast with Herbs

This is an easy chicken breast recipe in the air fryer and it’ll be your go-to method. It’s so quick and simple to cook air fried herbed chicken breast that’s juicy and perfect. Use boneless skinless chicken breast for the most low carb and low calorie meal. Add this to a healthy bed of salad greens or slice it for a great sandwich. Anytime you need cooked chicken for tacos, stir fries or soups, this is a great way to cook chicken: by air frying it. We love using the cooked chicken for a chicken salads that can be added to sandwiches later. There’s so many possibilities for this and the air fryer does it all, perfectly! Recipe details are in the recipe box below.

Video: Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe 

How to Cook Air Fried Chicken Breast 

Chicken breast is sold in so many different thicknesses. Timing will vary greatly that’s why we have some guidelines for different ounces of chicken. Another factor that can affect how your chicken cooks is to know that different air fryers cook hotter than others. So test air frying one chicken breast first. After your first batch, you’ll know more of what the exact time and temp is for your specific size of chicken and model of air fryer. Approximate Air Fryer Cooking Times for Different Sized Boneless Chicken Breasts are cooked at 380°F/195°C: (for thicker chicken breasts, it is recommended to cut several 1/2″ deep slits in the chicken so it will cook through to the middle better)

  • 6 oz. – 12-15 minutes
  • 8 oz. – 14-18 minutes
  • 10 oz. – 16-20 minutes
  • 12-16 oz. – 18-22 minutes
  • If cooking multiple chicken breasts, don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket. Only cook in a single layer.
  • All recipe details to finish the recipe are in the recipe box below.

 

 

Air Fryer Herbed Chicken Breast Recipe | BestRecipeBox.com

Air Fryer Herbed Chicken Breast Recipe | BestRecipeBox.com

Air Fryer Herbed Chicken Breast

Cooking time will vary depending on thickness of the chicken breasts & different air fryer models. Read more air frying notes below.
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Ingredients

  • 2 boneless , skinless chicken breasts (about 8 ounces (227g) each)
  • olive oil or oil spray , to coat chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried herb seasoning (basil, thyme, oregano, etc. - whatever you like best or any preferred seasoning)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt , or to taste
  • black pepper , to taste

Equipment

Instructions 

  • Pat dry the chicken breasts. If using thicker chicken breasts, cut several 1/2" deep slits in the breasts so they will cook through to the center. Evenly coat each chicken breast with oil, then season with dried herbs, salt, & pepper. Place the chicken in the air fryer basket or rack in a single layer.
  • Air Fry at 380°F(195°C) for 10 minutes. Flip the breasts over, and continue to Air Fry at 380°F(195°C) for 4-8 minutes or until the internal temp is 165°F (75°C) in the thickest part. If you’re cooking bone-in chicken breast, cook for additional 2-6 minutes, if needed.
  • Allow the chicken breast to rest for 5 minutes. Slice and serve while warm.

Notes

Air Fryer Cooking Times for Different Sized Boneless Chicken Breasts cooked at 380°F/195°C:
6 oz. - 12-15 minutes
8 oz. - 14-18 minutes
10 oz. - 16-20 minutes
12-16 oz. - 18-22 minutes
  1. If cooking multiple chicken breasts, don’t overcrowd the air fryer basket. Only cook in a single layer.
  2. Recipe timing is based on a non-preheated air fryer. If air fryer is pre-heated, reduce cooking time by a few minutes.
  3. Recipes were tested in 3.4 to 6 qt air fryers. If using a larger air fryer, the recipe might cook quicker so adjust cooking time.
  4. Remember to set a timer to turn as directed in recipe.

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Nutrition

Calories: 277kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 48g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 145mg, Sodium: 844mg, Potassium: 836mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 68IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 19mg, Iron: 1mg

 

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