Air Fryer Blackened Chicken
Air Fryer Blackened Chicken is spicy, delicious and easy! This is going to be your go to meal prep. It’s quick, easy, flavorful and all clean whole ingredients. This chicken is perfect for meal prep due to its versatility. You can add it to sandwiches, crunch wraps, salad, pasta or by itself for a quick and easy protein snack. It is good in anything, on anything and with anything. We make it every single Sunday and I’m pretty sure this one is my all time favorite recipe.
Why you'll love this recipe
- Tastes good on and in basically anything!
- All clean and easy accessibly ingredients.
- This air fryer blackened chicken is so easy to make and ready in under 10 minutes in the air fryer.
- You can easily adjust the spice to your liking with the cayenne pepper.
- Freezer friendly!
- Meal prep friendly.
Can you BBQ this chicken?
You can definitely BBQ or bake this air fryer blackened chicken recipe. If you BBQ do not cut the chicken into strips. Pound the chicken thin to approx. 3/4″ thick and season the entire chicken breast. Place on the BBQ and cook until completely cooked through.
How do you track this recipe in MyFitnessPal?
MyFitnessPal tracking tip: weigh your meat raw and enter as a recipe ingredient. Weigh your meat upon cooking and set as your total number of servings. Each time you use the meat enter the total grams used as your serving size.
Nutrition facts for using 1 lbs. of raw chicken and 4 cooked servings.
This recipe can be used for up to 2 lbs. of chicken. Note the seasoning will be less with more chicken.
Can you freeze this chicken?
Yes!! Stop buying frozen chicken and prep yourself this air fryer blackened chicken recipe and place in freezer safe bags. Grab them straight out of the freezer and reheat in the air fryer or microwave.
What to pair the air fryer blackened chicken with?
1-2 pounds of strips
|1 lbs. chicken breast|
|1 Tbsp. smoked paprika|
|1 Tbsp. garlic powder|
|1 tsp. salt|
|1 tsp. black pepper|
|1/4 to 1 tsp. cayenne pepper|