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Air Fryer Chicken Breasts Herb-Marinated

Do you want to get dinner on the table in no time? With this air fryer herb-marinated chicken breasts, your mealtime woes are over!

This simple dish is full of flavour and made with herbs like parsley, thyme, oregano and sage –– all of which combine into an incredibly delicious marinade. Best of all, it cooks up quickly in an air fryer, so you can have a tasty family meal without any fuss.

herb-marinated chicken breast in the air fryer

Marinade for chicken breasts cooked in the air fryer

Who doesn’t love juicy, flavourful chicken breasts? If you’re looking to elevate your chicken game, marinating is the way to go. And if you’ve got an air fryer, you’re in for a treat. With the help of this kitchen appliance, you can achieve wonderfully tender chicken without any hassle. Plus, with the right marinade, your chicken breasts will boast big, bold flavours that will leave your taste buds singing.

A marinade not only infuses your chicken with delicious flavour but also tenderizes the meat, resulting in a juicy and flavourful bite every time. Here is the list of ingredients you will need:

Ingredients for herb-marinated chicken breasts

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp Chopped Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Chopped mixed herbs
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 Chicken Breasts
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How to marinate chicken breasts for the air fryer

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Turn the chicken breasts in the marinade, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place the marinated chicken breasts in the air fryer and set them to 180℃. Cook for 18 minutes, depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts. Turn halfway through cooking.

Serving Suggestions

Marinated chicken breasts are a versatile and delicious option for any meal. To make the most out of this flavorful protein, consider the following serving suggestions:

  • Pasta: Toss the cooked marinated chicken breasts with your favourite pasta, vegetables, and sauce for a satisfying meal. You can use a creamy alfredo, tangy marinara, or rich pesto sauce.
  • Salad: Slice the chicken breasts and serve them over a bed of mixed greens, along with your choice of toppings like cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, and feta cheese. Drizzle with a light vinaigrette dressing to complete the dish.
  • Tacos or fajitas: Cut the marinated chicken breasts into strips and sauté with onions, bell peppers, and your favourite seasonings. Serve with warm tortillas, salsa, guacamole, and sour cream for a tasty Mexican-inspired meal.
  • Grain bowls: Combine cooked quinoa, brown rice, or couscous with roasted or steamed vegetables and top with sliced marinated chicken breasts. Add a flavorful sauce or dressing, such as a lemon-tahini or soy-ginger sauce, for an extra layer of flavour.
  • Sandwiches or wraps: Layer the cooked chicken breasts with lettuce, tomato, avocado, and your choice of condiments on a crusty roll, or wrap everything up in a large tortilla or lettuce leaf for a lighter option.
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herb-marinated chicken breast in the air fryer

Air Fryer Herb-Marinated Chicken Breasts

Rachel
Easy air fryer chicken breasts marinated in olive oil, seasonings and fresh herbs
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 53 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp Chopped Parsley
  • 2 tbsp Chopped mixed herbs
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 Chicken Breasts

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Turn the chicken breasts in the marinade, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Place the marinated chicken breasts in the air fryer and set them to 180℃. Cook for 18 minutes, depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts. Turn halfway through cooking.
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Nutrition

Calories: 325kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 48gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 264mgPotassium: 866mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.1gVitamin A: 321IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
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