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closeup of 2 air fryer chicken breast on a white plate

Air Fryer Chicken Breast

You don't need to run out to the grocery store just to make this Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe. All you need are a couple of pantry staples and you're good to go! Simply coat your chicken breasts in some seasoning and then they'll cook up in no time in your air fryer.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken breast, air fryer recipe, chicken breast recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 107kcal



  • Preheat air fryer to 400F degrees. For my Air Fryer, I just turn it on to 400F for about 8 mins while I season the chicken. Using a towel paper, pat the chicken breasts dry and rub with olive oil.
    pat the chicken breasts dry using a paper towel
  • In a small bowl, add salt, dried oregano, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and paprika. Mix all well.
    Mix of seasoning in a white bowl
  • Using your hands, rub the mixture seasoning over both sides of the chicken.
    overhead view of seasoned chicken breast on a white place
  • Place the chicken breasts inside the air fryer and set the cook time for 12 minutes.
    overhead view of 2 chicken breasts inside of an air fryer
  • Open the Air Fryer basket and using a meat thermometer check the internal temperature of the chicken breasts. If they reach 160F degrees, it’s ready to eat, but if not cook for more 2 to 5 minutes. The time will depend on the thickness of your chicken breast. Enjoy!
    closeup of 2 air fryer chicken breast on a white plate



  • Get similar-sized chicken breasts so they cook evenly in the air fryer.
  • Do not stack the chicken breasts as they will not cook through. The hot air from the air fryer needs to reach every part of the chicken breasts.
  • To store: Store leftover chicken breasts in an airtight container for up to 4 days in the fridge. 
  • To reheat: You can reheat in an air fryer or microwave when ready to eat. You can also eat chicken cold.
  • To freeze: You can freeze chicken breasts in a freezer-safe bag or container for up to 3 months. 


Serving: 1/2 | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 567mg | Potassium: 138mg