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Air Fryer Split Chicken Breast

Air Fryer Split Chicken Breast

The air fryer seals in the savory seasonings with just a little oil so the chicken breast comes out juicy and delicious! Serve air fryer split chicken breast as a main dish or meal prep for sandwiches and salads, this is a ‘go-to’ recipe for sure!
4.50 stars from 2 votes
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Resting Time 2 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 129 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 split boneless chicken breast or 2 breast halves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, toss the split chicken breasts with oil, garlic powder, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F
  • Place the split chicken breasts in air fryer basket, without overlapping, rounded side down
  • Cook the split chicken breast for 12-15 minutes* or until internal temp is 165°F flipping halfway.
  • Remove from the air fryer and let rest for 2 minutes before enjoying.

Notes

*air fry for 25-28 minutes if using bone-in breast

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Split Chicken Breast
Amount per Serving
Calories
129
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
36
mg
12
%
Sodium
 
71
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
238
mg
7
%
Carbohydrates
 
3
g
1
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
12
g
24
%
Vitamin A
 
263
IU
5
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
5
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
KEYWORD(s): Chicken