How long to cook chicken breast in air fryer?

Chicken breast is a widely known lean meat that can be prepared in many ways, whether it’s marinated for flavor or pan seared to perfection. It’s also an easy meal to make since there are so many recipes available online and on TV.

Chicken Breast in air fryer

One of the best and easiest way to cook chicken breast is by cooking in the air fryer pressure cooker combo. The chicken cooks quickly and easily, but it’s important to know how long to cook chicken breast in an air fryer so that you don’t overcook the meat. If you’re just starting out with cooking chicken breast in your air fryer or if you need a refresher on cooking times, read this article for helpful tips and tricks.

Today, I’ll share my experience in cooking frozen chicken breast using an air fryer. The process is really simple and easy to follow. Let’s go!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: About 12-15 minutes at 250-400F.

Ingredients required

  • Boneless chicken breast
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1.5 tbsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp bread crumbs

Cooking Process

Here are 5 easy steps to cook chicken breast in an air fryer.

Step 1: Frozen meat should be firm and solid so that you can cut it with kitchen shears, knife or any cutting tool smoothly without leaving a mushy mess behind.

Step 2: take out frozen chicken breast out of freezer and cut it into large chunks.

Step 3: Sprinkle cooking oil, seasoning, and spices e.g., salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, bread crumbs and leave it for a while to marinate well.

Step 4: Place the marinated and breaded chicken breasts in the air frying inner basket and set the timer and temperature about 12-15 minutes at 400F.

Step 5: Turn over the breast mid cooking once so it is cooked evenly from all sides. Dish out the perfectly air fried chicken breasts and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Final Thoughts

Air frying is a great way to get crispy skin on your favorite foods without having to use much oil. The key is cooking the food for just enough time at high heat, which will give you that coveted crispy outside and juicy inside while still keeping all those delicious flavors intact. Remember not overcooking or else we’ll lose out on our hard work in crafting such an amazing dish together.

I hope this post helped answer any questions about how long it takes chicken breasts to cook in air fryer as well as providing some helpful tips when making sure every bite tastes fresh from beginning until end.

Let us know how your chicken breasts turned out? In case you are looking to invest in an air fryer do check out our guide to small air fryers for small spaces and large-capacity air fryers for large families. Happy Air frying!!!

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