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Easy Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast

Calling all Ranch lovers! This Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast is going to be your new favorite! Super juicy chicken breast + ranch seasoning, my mouth is already watering. Have dinner ready in less than 20 minutes.

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Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast

Remember that Homemade Ranch Seasoning we made well, get it out so we can put it to use. We took a plain chicken breast and made this delicious ranch chicken breast with only 2 ingredients.

My air fryer is the most used kitchen gadget. All you have to do is pop them into the basket and let the chicken cook.

I also made these ranch chicken legs in the air fryer and ranch chicken tenders!

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❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer recipe

  • Budget Friendly – I always buy a family pack of chicken since it’s cheaper per pound and I’m going to use it anyway. You can never have enough chicken and you can always freeze the extra chicken that you don’t use.
  • Easy Recipe – With only two ingredients this recipe is super easy
  • Meal Prep – This ranch chicken breast is the perfect topping to your favorite salad.

Ingredients

  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast – I used boneless skinless chicken breast in this air fryer recipe, but use can use any cut of chicken that you prefer.
  • Homemade Ranch Seasoning – this homemade ranch mix is incredibly easy to make and is way tastier than store bought packets.
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✳️ Tips & Tricks

If you have a thick chicken breast you may need to pound the chicken breast down to insure an even cooking time.

Tools to make this Ranch Chicken Breast

  • 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
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to ensure the internal temperature of ANY chicken is 165F.

How to make Ranch Chicken Breast in the Air Fryer

  1. Add a tablespoon of the ranch seasoning into a ziplock bag.
  2. Place the chicken breast in the ziplock bag.
  3. Move the chicken breast around so the chicken is coated evenly with the seasoning.
  4. Transfer the chicken breast to the air fryer basket.
  5. Cook at 390F for 18 minutes flipping halfway through or till the internal temperature is 165F.
  6. Remove from the air fryer basket. serve and enjoy!

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Add seasoning into a ziplock bag.
  3. Place chicken breast into a ziplock bag and toss the chicken around to make sure the chicken is coated.
  4. Transfer to a lined baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes until chicken breast internal temperature reaches 165F.
  5. Remove and serve.

Substitutions

If you do not have chicken breasts, you may also use boneless skinless chicken thighs or your favorite cut of chicken for this recipe.

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What to serve with Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast

This Watermelon Cucumber Salad is something that will be refreshing. Also, the perfect side dish if you are looking for something healthy.

These Air Fryer Parmesan Asparagus are also an amazing choice. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made them.

If you are looking for a good carb these Creamy Mashed Potatoes are a very good choice. You can never go wrong with potatoes.

How to store

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • For meal prep, you can freeze a meal for up to 3 months

♨️ How to reheat

Remove the lid from the container and microwave on high for 1 to 1.5 minutes or until chicken is warm. Alternatively you can transfer to a microwave save plate.

If you want to warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2-3 minutes at 400F.

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❓FAQs

What is ranch seasoning good on?

Use ranch seasoning on your favorite proteins, vegetables, potatoes, or pasta. Some ideas: hamburgers, meatloaf, roasted potatoes, broccoli, chicken breasts, potato salad, pasta salad.

What is the temperature for baking chicken?

In the air fryer, I always cook my chicken breasts at 390F.

More Air Fryer Chicken Breast Recipes

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Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast

Calling all Ranch lovers! This Air Fryer Ranch Chicken Breast is going to be your new favorite! Super juicy chicken breast + ranch seasoning, my mouth is already watering. Have dinner ready in less than 20 minutes.
4.93 from 51 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 275 kcal

Equipment

Instructions
 

  • Add a tablespoon of the ranch seasoning into a ziplock bag.
  • Place the chicken breast in the ziplock bag.
  • Move the chicken breast around so the chicken is coated with the seasoning.
  • Transfer the chicken breast to the air fryer basket.
  • Cook at 390F for 18 minutes flipping halfway through or till the internal temperature is 165F.
  • Remove from the air fryer basket. serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 50gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 411mgPotassium: 912mgVitamin A: 68IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
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