Quick and delicious dinners, courtesy of your air fryer. These air fryer chicken recipes are delicious and healthy, and they take the hassle out of meal planning!
Winner, winner chicken dinner! Get ready to learn lots of delicious, different wants to make air fryer chicken. These recipes are perfect for nights when you want to get a healthy, home-cooked meal on the table pronto without a lot of messy cleanup afterwards.
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Hands down, the air fryer is my favorite new kitchen appliance. I know lots of people are all heart eyes over the Instant Pot, but we use our air fryer almost every day for cooking and crisping. I think the oven might be getting a little jealous! We just amped up our air fryer game, too, by purchasing the 5-in-1 Ninja Foodi Grill with a built-in air fryer. This gives us a larger capacity for air frying, which means we can make all kinds of things that we couldn’t in our smaller air fryer.
If you’re shopping for an air fryer, I recommend getting one with a larger basket, especially if you’re cooking for a family. With a larger capacity you can even make air fryer whole chicken or lots of air fryer chicken wings for the big game, plus lots of other delicious recipes.
Air Fryer Recipes
Speaking of delicious recipes, here are a few you may want to try these:
Getting dinner on the table night after night can be a challenge. I get that. That’s why I share these meal and recipe roundups. I want to give you lots of easy options so dinner doesn’t stress you out or send you to the drive-through.
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Air Fryer Chicken Recipes
Now let’s talk … chicken.
There are so many different ways you can prepare chicken in the air fryer, whether you’re using fresh chicken, whole chicken, frozen chicken, breaded chicken, chicken wings, chicken drumsticks or chicken nuggets.
Below, you’ll find recipes for preparing chicken breasts, thighs and whole chicken in an air fryer. Craving parmesan chicken, lemon chicken or hot chicken? You can make it in the air fryer. There are keto and low-carb recipes, and recipes for crispy air fryer fried chicken. For the kids — popcorn chicken, chicken nuggets and chicken tenders.
You can also make copycat takeout meals, like Air Fryer General Tso’s chicken, teriyaki chicken, honey garlic chicken and air fryer chicken fried rice. (My son is going to love that!)
On the Mexican food front, you might want to try making chicken and cheese quesadillas, taquitos, fajitas, stuffed tortillas or chimichangas in the air fryer.
Chicken Dinners to Make in the Air Fryer
- Air Fryer Crispy Chicken – Coupons For Your Family
- Panko Crusted Chicken Tenders – Father and Us
- 5 Ingredient Air Fryer Lemon Chicken – Bitz ‘n Giggles
- Actifry Chicken Thighs – Fab Food 4 All
- Air Fryer Chicken Breast – Little Sunny Kitchen
Asian Style Air Fryer Recipes
- Air Fryer Fried Rice – Recipes From A Pantry
- Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks – Berry Maple
- Air Fryer Honey Garlic Chicken – Mommy Hates Cooking
- Easy General Tso’s Chicken – Kleinworth Co.
- Air Fryer Honey Garlic Chicken – Confessions of a Clean Foodie
Low Carb Air Fryer Chicken Recipes
- Low Carb Keto Chicken – Wholesome Yum
- Low Carb Fried Chicken – Low Carb Yum
- Low Carb Chicken Nuggets – My Life Cook Book
- Spicy Low Carb Popcorn Chicken – Mason Fit
- Low Carb Parmesan Chicken Wings – Recipes From A Pantry
Mexican Style Chicken in the Air Fryer
- Chicken Cheese Quesadilla – Berry Maple
- The Easiest Air Fryer Fajita Chicken Recipe – A Mom’s Impression
- Chicken Stuffed Tortillas – Meredith Laurence
- Chicken Taquitos – Wunder Mom
- Chicken Chimichangas – Make Your Meals
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