Air Fryer Easy Chicken Breasts

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Rated 5.0 based on 2 customer reviews
Air Fryer Easy Chicken Breasts
Air Fryer Easy Chicken Breasts

Directions

Mealthy Tip

Whether you follow the paleo, Whole30, or are omnivorous, this chicken recipe has to be in your weeknight rotation. Serve it as a main dish or slice it and use as your protein topping for salad or grain bowls.

This chicken freezes well too. Cut it into thin slices, put in a freezer-safe bag, and freeze. Just pull out of the freezer as needed and defrost in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 201 calories; 4g fat; 0.4g carbohydrates; 37g protein; 102mg cholesterol; 354mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6g
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 354mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 0.4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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Sam Chandler says:

From now on this is the only way I can justify cooking chicken breasts. The meat was tender and juicy, which is rare for cooking breast. Straightforward, easy to follow recipe perfect for air fryer newbies.

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Abby Pearson says:

Garlic, onion, salt, and pepper are all you need for this recipe. Cooks this chicken perfectly on the inside and out. I made a few breasts, cut them up and pack them for my meal prep throughout the week. Winning!