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slice chicken breast on a plate with parsley garnish and lemon

Incredibly Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breasts coated in a delicious spice rub made with dried basil, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and cumin to make it one tender bite. It’s a quick and healthy dinner option that everyone will love!


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • optional garnish: parsley and lemon wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat an air fryer to 370°F.
  2. To a small bowl add olive oil, garlic powder, cumin, smoked paprika, dry basil, salt and pepper. Mix together until combined.
  3. Pat chicken breast dry with a paper towel. Rub the spice rub mixture over both sides of the chicken breast.
  4. Place seasoned chicken on the air fryer tray and air fry for 10 minutes.
  5. Flip the chicken and air fry another 7-8 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken is 165°F.
  6. Remove from air fryer and let rest for 5 minutes. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedge.


  • Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
  • Calories: 202
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 343 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 26 g
  • Cholesterol: 82 mg

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