Air Fryer Peanut-Coated Chicken Breasts Recipe

  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 12m
  • Ready In: 22m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    19.8 g
  • Cholesterol

    70.1 mg
  • Fat

    8.0 g
  • Fiber

    1.4 g
  • Protein

    30.9 g
  • Saturated Fat

    1.5 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    852.7 mg
  • Sugar

    5.8 g
  • Trans Fat

    3.2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    1.9 g
  • Potassium

    290.3 mg
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Air fryer peanut-coated chicken breasts recipe. Your favorite restaurant-quality dishes in your own kitchen! This air fryer helps you make chicken breasts, steak, and many more delicious foods with the press of a button.

What is the difference between an air fryer and a traditional oven?

Using an air fryer is healthier because the food doesn’t come in contact with heated oil and there is no need to add oils or butter. It’s easier than a traditional oven too because it doesn’t require a lot of clean-up.

Air fryers are also good for those people who don’t have the time to cook their food on the stovetop because having a lot of dishes can be difficult.

What are the ingredients needed to make chicken in an air fryer?

These are the ingredients needed to make peanut-coated chicken breasts in an air fryer:

– chicken breasts

– kosher salt

–  black pepper

– paprika

– mustard

– honey

– pecans

What is the cooking time for this recipe in an air fryer?

An air fryer cooks food quickly and evenly, without oil or water. It uses hot circulating air to cook food in a sealed metal basket. Low-temperature cooking creates moist, juicy foods.

Air fryers are great for cooking thin, delicate foods like chicken breasts that can easily get overcooked when exposed to high temperatures like those found in ovens and grills. When cooking food in an air fryer, it’s important to remember that the time it takes to cook depends on the thickness of the item being cooked and the wattage of your appliance.

The maximum cooking time for peanut-coated chicken breasts is 12 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit with a wattage of 1000 watts.

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  • 1 pound (480 g) boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup crushed pecans


Step 1

Place the chicken breasts in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt, black pepper, and paprika. Toss well until the chicken is coating well with spices.

Step 2

Stir in mustard and honey. Toss well.

Step 3

Place chopped pecans on a large plate. Roll seasoned chicken in the pecans until both sides are coated.

Step 4

Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Place seasoned and crusted chicken breasts in the air fryer basket. Fry at 350 F (175 C) for 12 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and pecans are golden brown. Serve hot.

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