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Air Fryer Tomato Basil Chicken

tomato basil chicken air fried

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If you’re a fan of Italian food, then this air fryer tomato basil chicken is the perfect, quick meal to enjoy after a long day. And the best part? Prepared in your air fryer, this dish is fast, simple, and packed with flavor.

Why Air Fry?

This one’s a no-brainer. When prepared in the air fryer, your chicken will be cooked to perfection with a slightly crisp outer layer that locks the moisture inside. The end result is the juiciest piece of chicken you have ever eaten. Trust me. Once you cook chicken in the air fryer, you’ll never bake or pan fry again.

How to Serve

This dish is diverse and can be paired with Italian herb fingerling potatoes and a salad. It’s also great served over angel hair pasta with a light sauce. Add buttered slices of garlic bread or go carb-free and serve the chicken over salad greens. Whatever way you choose, you can’t go wrong with this dish.

Air Fryer Tomato Basil Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Air Fried Chicken Breast, Air Fryer Chicken Breast, chicken, poultry
Servings: 2
Calories: 250 kcal
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 1 lb cherry tomatoes,chopped
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 4 oz can tomato paste
  1. In a small bowl, combine tomato paste, basil, tomatoes, garlic, oregano and salt and pepper (to taste). 

  2. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Brush both sides with marinade.

  3. Pace chicken in the air fryer basket and cook at 360 for 20-25 minutes, depending upon the thickness of the chicken. Turn once halfway through cooking.

  4. Plate and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

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