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Air Fryer Chicken Tacos Recipe

Your taco night will become a breeze with our easy air fryer chicken tacos recipe. Serve the dish with a salad and fruit juice for a well-rounded, healthy meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: air fryer chicken tacos, air fryer chicken tacos recipe, how to make chicken tacos in an air fryer
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 493kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 22 oz skinless boneless chicken thighs sliced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 4 oz romaine lettuce chopped
  • 2 oz red cabbage shredded
  • 1 oz red onion shredded
  • 1 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 oz corn
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves

Instructions

  • In a bowl, season 22 oz chicken thighs with 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1 tbsp Italian seasoning, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1/4 tsp cayenne, 1/2 tbsp garlic, 1/2 tsp lime juice, and 1 tsp oregano. Set the bowl aside and marinate the chicken for 5 minutes.
    Step 1: Marinate the chicken thighs with seasonings and spices.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together 2 tbsp Kewpie mayonnaise and 2 tbsp Greek yogurt until well combined. Set the dressing aside.
    Step 2: Prepare the dressing.
  • Place the marinated chicken in a single layer in the air fryer basket and cook at 400 ℉ for 15 minutes. Remove the chicken thighs from the air fryer.
    Step 3: Air fry the marinated chicken.
  • Gently fold 8 corn tortillas in half and place in the air fryer basket. Warm them at 360 ℉ for 4 minutes. Remove the tortillas from the air fryer.
    Step 4: Warm the tortillas.
  • Top the tortillas with 4 oz romaine lettuce, 2 oz red cabbage, chicken, 1 oz red onion, 1 oz cheddar cheese, 2 oz corn, mayonnaise-based dressing, and 2 tbsp coriander. Serve immediately.
    Step 5: Top the tortillas with chicken, veggies, cheese, and dressing. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3008IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 3mg