Healthy Meal Prep
Air Fryer Fried Chicken Recipe

Air Fryer Fried Chicken

Description

Plan ahead for this crispy fried chicken cooked in the air fryer--it gets marinated overnight in a buttermilk marinade.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ pounds bone-in chicken pieces, with skin
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sweet paprika
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 ⅔ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ⅓ teaspoon dried oregano
  • cooking spray

Instructions


  1. Combine buttermilk, hot sauce, and salt in a large gallon-sized resealable bag. Add chicken and knead well to ensure chicken is coated with marinade. Marinate chicken in the fridge, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Combine flour, sweet and smoked paprika, garlic salt, onion powder, salt, pepper, cumin, thyme, basil, and oregano in a second gallon-sized resealable bag. Shake to combine. Drain chicken from the buttermilk and add to the dry mix. Shake to coat.
  3. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Spray chicken with cooking spray. Air fry for 20 minutes, turning at the halfway mark.

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Nutritional Information

Air Fryer Fried Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 291
% Daily Value *
protein: 47 %
carbohydrates: 8 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 6 %
sugars:
fat: 17 %
saturated fat: 16 %
cholesterol: 20 %
vitamin a iu: 19 %
niacin equivalents: 90 %
vitamin b6: 26 %
vitamin c: 6 %
folate: 13 %
calcium: 13 %
iron: 16 %
magnesium: 13 %
potassium: 10 %
sodium: 73 %
thiamin: 26 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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