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Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe

This healthy air fryer chicken breast recipe makes for a wholesome, hearty meal without excess salt, oil, or calories. Let’s begin.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer chicken breast, Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipe, how to cook chicken breast in an air fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 461kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 26 oz skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 3 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp parsley freshly chopped
  • 6 oz cucumber cut into half-inch cubes
  • 1 oz red onion finely diced
  • 4 oz red bell pepper cut into ¼-inch dices
  • 4 oz corn thawed, rinsed, and drained thoroughly
  • 6 oz canned chickpeas rinsed, and drained thoroughly
  • 2 oz unsalted dark red kidney beans rinsed, and drained thoroughly

Instructions

  • Marinate the chicken: Add 2 tbsp Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp paprika, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp garlic, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp chili powder, and 1/2 tsp onion powder to the chicken. Mix to coat evenly. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
    Step 1: Marinate the chicken.
  • Cook the chicken: Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 375°F. Put the chicken into the air fryer and cook for about 15 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Remove from the fryer and set aside.
    Step 2: Cook the chicken.
  • Make the salad dressing: In a large mixing bowl, combine 3 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise, 1 tbsp plain Greek yogurt, 1 tsp lime juice, and 2 tbsp parsley. Mix to combine.
    Step 3: Make the salad dressing
  • Mix the salad: In the same bowl, combine 6 oz cucumber, 1 oz red onion, 4 oz red bell pepper, 4 oz corn, 6 oz canned chickpeas, and 2 oz unsalted dark red kidney beans. Mix evenly.
    Step 4: Mix the salad.
  • Serve: Put a piece of chicken and a hefty portion of salad onto a plate and serve.
    Step 5: Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 505mg | Potassium: 950mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1499IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 3mg