Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts2022-01-16
- Yield: 3
- Servings: 3
- Prep Time: 15m
- Cook Time: 30m
- Ready In: 45m
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Saturated Fat3.7 g
Trans Fat1.8 g
Unsaturated Fat0.7 g
Air fryer bacon-wrapped chicken breasts.Looking for the perfect way to fry up some chicken for dinner? Try these bacon-wrapped, air-fried chicken breasts. This is a perfect recipe for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
What are the benefits of cooking with an Air Fryer?
Air fryers are gaining popularity in the kitchen. They have many benefits that make them a useful tool to have in your kitchen.
The Air Fryer is a tool that cooks food by circulating hot air around it, cooking it from all sides. This makes the food crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
Air fryers can cook anything from meat, vegetables, and bread to desserts like cake or cookies. They are also safer than other methods of cooking because they don’t require oil or butter to cook with and they don’t heat up your kitchen as much as traditional ovens do.
Can you cook other things in an air fryer?
Air fryers are a popular appliance in the kitchen. They can cook food faster and more efficiently than conventional ovens.
What is the difference between deep-frying and air frying?
Deep frying is a method of cooking food in hot oil, most commonly used for foods such as fish, chips, French fries, or doughnuts. Air frying is a method of cooking food using heated air rather than hot oil.
Air-fried foods are typically lighter and healthier than those deep-fried foods that are cooked in oil. Air-frying has the added advantage of being able to use lower temperatures than deep frying which means less chance of burning the food and more control over the nutritional value.
Air-fried dishes tend to have a crispier texture compared to their deep-fried counterparts.
What is lemon-pepper seasoning?
Lemon-pepper seasoning is a type of mixture that usually contains lemon, pepper, and salt. It has been used as a condiment in many cuisines. The most popular use for this mixture is on fish or seafood dishes like salmon or shrimp.
What are the disadvantages of using an air fryer to cook food?
Air fryers use a combination of hot air and convection to cook food. They are popular because they can cook food quickly and without using oil.
However, they have some disadvantages that you should know before you decide to buy one. These include:
– High cooking time
– High energy usage
– Less nutritional value
– Higher risk of burning food
Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
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- 3 skinless and boneless chicken breasts
- 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 3 slices Monterey Jack cheese
- 9 slices bacon
Preheat your air fryer to 350 F (175 C) for 5 minutes.
Pat chicken breasts dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, slice horizontally through the middle, being careful do not to cut through the other side. Open the sides and spread them out.
Season both sides of the chicken with lemon-pepper seasoning. Place a slice of cheese on each chicken breast, then wrap each breast with 3 slices of bacon. Secure them with toothpicks.
Place wrapped chicken breasts in the air fryer basket. Fry at 350 F (175 C) for 30 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve hot.