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Frozen Chicken Breast in the Air Fryer

Cooking frozen chicken breast in the air fryer will be your new favorite hack! Frozen chicken breast is thawed and fully cooked in no-time using this air fryer method.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cooking hack, four ingredients, meal prep
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 pound frozen chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil see Notes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat air fryer to 360° Fahrenheit.
  • Place chicken breast in air fryer basket, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle evenly with salt and black pepper.
  • Cook for 35 minutes, pausing to flip chicken halfway through.


  • Olive Oil: You can use any kind of cooking oil you'd like in this recipe.
Recipe yields approximately 2 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for one serving of shrimp. Macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands of ingredients used.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 845mg | Potassium: 843mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 69IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg