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Air Fryer Chicken Burger Recipe

Our air fryer chicken burger recipe needs only 25 minutes of your time to turn out an easy, laborless meal. Once the buttons are pressed, it’s hands-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: air fryer chicken burger, air fryer chicken burger recipe, how to make chicken burger in an air fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 479kcal
Author: Luna Regina


  • 16 oz boneless chicken thighs about 4 medium
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 2 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter room temp
  • 1 oz red onion about half 1 medium, sliced
  • 2 oz romaine lettuce
  • 4 oz tomatoes about 1 medium, sliced
  • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped


  • Rub 16 oz chicken thighs with 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper.
    step 1: Season the chicken.
  • Cook the thighs skin-side up in the air fryer at 400°F for 20 minutes.
    step 2: Air-fry it.
  • In the meantime, slice the buns in two and butter them using 2 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter. When the chicken’s finished, cook the buns flat side up for 2 minutes.
    step 3: Butter the buns and air-fry them.
  • Assemble the burger: bun, lettuce, tomato, red onion, chicken, parsley, and the top bun. Use as much of the vegetables as you want.
    step 4: Assemble and enjoy.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 554mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1975IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg