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Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies – Great for Meal Prep!

Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies is a quick and healthy recipe! In just 20 minutes you can have a delicious dinner on the table. The entire family will love this chicken and vegetables recipe made in the Air Fryer.

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Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies

Trying to decide what to make for dinner can be difficult and time-consuming. Thank goodness for my Air Fryer.

It’s one of my favorite tools in the kitchen. It makes eating healthy quick and easy. This Air Fryer chicken and veggies makes cooking dinner easy. They cook in the air fryer at the same time!

If you are looking for another super easy dinner idea that’s not using chicken, check out this Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli. Trust me when I tell you, you won’t regret making it!

And yes, the chicken still comes out nice and juicy!

If you enjoy having dinner done at the same time make sure you check out these other amazing recipes: Air Fryer Chicken and Broccoli, Air Fryer Chicken Breast and Potatoes, Air Fryer Chicken Thighs and Potatoes, and Air Fryer Chicken Tenders and Fries.

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Why You’ll love this easy air fryer recipe

  • Budget Friendly – even though this recipe is loaded with protein and vegetables it’s actually pretty cheap to make! I got all of the ingredients at Aldi’s. You can also most of these ingredients at your local farmers market as well.
  • Quick and easy – The air fryer makes cooking and clean up so easy! The most time consuming part of the recipe is chopping the vegetables, but once you’r done with that the recipe is a breeze!
  • Meal Prep – meal prepping has become a big part of my life, always being on the go. This healthy chicken and veggies recipe stores great and reheats easily. Saving you time and money!
  • Delicious – This recipe is super delicious!

Ingredients

  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast – I used boneless skinless chicken breast for this recipe, but you can use any cut of chicken that you prefer.
  • Avocado oil – I always use avocado oil for high-heat cooking.
  • Radishes
  • Zucchini
  • Bell Pepper
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Seasoning: salt and black pepper
Gray background with ingredients lined up. Radishes in a bowl chicken breast on a plate onion pepper zucchini by their selves. salt pepper avocado oil in a bowl. garlic

Tips & Tricks

To ensure that the chicken stays moist is to check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer. Once they reach 165F, remove them from the air fryer. Don’t overcook.

Tools to make this recipe

  • Cosori Air Fryer – this is my favorite air fryer. The large air fryer basket makes it so easy to cook your favorite recipes
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken and fries.
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to make sure the internal temperature of ANY chicken 165F.

How to make Chicken and Veggies in the Air Fryer

  1. Chop the vegetables into bite-size pieces adding them to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Then you will need to cut your chicken breast into bite-size pieces. About 1 inch cubes. Place them into another mixing bowl.
  3. Take your avocado oil, salt, black pepper, and minced garlic and split them between the two bowls.
  4. Mix them all around so both the vegetables and chicken are coated with the seasonings.
  5. Transfer the chicken to the bowl of vegetables and mix the chicken in.
  6. Place the chicken and vegetables into an Air Fryer basket. You may have to do these in batches. 
  7. Cook the chicken and vegetables at 390F for 12 minutes. Flipping them halfway through.
  8. Remove from the Air Fryer basket and serve. 

This air fryer chicken and veggies recipe serves 4. I made this in 3 separate batches, but I probably could have done it in 2. Per serving it has 271 calories, 11g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 26g protein, and 14g fat.

If you want to reduce the fat in this recipe, you can cut the oil in this recipe. You can even try spraying the chicken and vegetables with cooking oil instead.

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Chop up all the chicken and vegetables into bite-size pieces.
  3. Place chopped-up chicken and vegetables in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add avocado oil, garlic, salt, and pepper to the large mixing bowl and mix together.
  5. Place chicken and veggies on a cookie sheet and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and enjoy!

Substitutions

For this recipe you can basically use any of your favorite vegetables. If you don’t like radishes, you can use broccoli instead. Can’t find zucchini, use yellow squash instead. Not a huge fan of onions? Swap them for mushrooms instead.

What to serve with Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies

This chicken and vegetable recipe is delicious just as it is. It’s a high protein low carb recipe, great if you’re following a low carb or keto diet.

It doesn’t really need a side, but you can always serve it with white rice or cauliflower rice.

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How to store

  • Store leftover chicken and veggies in a glass airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • For meal prep, you can freeze a meal up to 3 months

How to reheat

Transfer the chicken and veggies to a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for 1.5-2 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165F.

FAQs

Can I put the chicken and vegetables in the air fryer together?

Yes, you can cook the chicken and vegetables at the same time.

Do veggies have to be a single layer in the air fryer?

Yes it is best for the veggies to be a single layer for cooking.

What veggies are good to cook with chicken?

You really can’t go wrong with any kind of vegetable. Some of the best ones to serve with chicken are broccoli, spinach, asparagus, carrots, and sweet potatoes.

Is eating chicken everyday healthy?

Chicken is a great source of protein. It can help build muscle mass if your weight lifting and eating in a caloric surplus.

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Easy Chicken Breast Air Fryer Recipes

If you loved this chicken breast and vegetable air fryer recipe, you’ll love this Blackened Chicken Breast Recipe, Air Fryer Chicken Katsu Chicken Breast Strips, and this Chicken and Broccoli.

More Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipes

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Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies

This amazing chicken and veggies in the Air Fryer is full of protein and healthy. Have dinner ready in 20 minutes.
5 from 45 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 271 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken breast cubed
  • 1 lb radishes cut in half
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil divided
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • ½ tsp black pepper divided

Instructions
 

  • Chop the vegetables into bite-size pieces adding them to a large mixing bowl.
  • Then you will need to cut your chicken breast into bite-size pieces. About 1inch cubes. Place them into another mixing bowl.
  • Take your avocado oil, salt, black pepper, and minced garlic and split them between the two bowls.
  • Mix them all around so both the vegetables and chicken are coated with the seasonings.
  • Transfer the chicken to the bowl of vegetables and mix the chicken in.
  • Place the chicken and vegetables into an Air Fryer basket. You may have to do these in batches.
  • Cook the chicken and vegetables at 390F for 12 minutes. Flipping them halfway through.
  • Remove from the Air Fryer basket and serve.

Notes

About 1inch cubes.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 26gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 764mgPotassium: 927mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1074IUVitamin C: 68mgCalcium: 56mgIron: 1mg
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