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Air Fryer Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast

This Air Fryer Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast has a sweet and bold flavor. This BBQ chicken breast is great by itself or served as a sandwich. It’s incredibly easy to make and done in under 30 minutes.

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Air Fryer Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast

This BBQ Chicken Breast is full of flavor, sweet, and a little spicy. With only a few ingredients, this recipe is super easy to make. It’s an excellent meal for a busy weeknight!

If you love this air fryer chicken breast recipe, check out this Easy Air Fryer Teriyaki Chicken Breast, Juicy Air Fryer Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, or this Easy Air Fryer Chicken and Broccoli recipe.

BBQ Chicken is perfect for the whole family if you enjoyed this BBQ Chicken Breast, you must try these; Air Fryer Honey BBQ Chicken Tenders and Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Legs.

If you are looking for more of a sweet and tang chicken, then I recommend you make this Hawaiian Chicken. Plus its super easy to make and there is hardly any prep time!

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❤️ Why you’ll love this easy air fryer chicken breast recipe

  • Budget Friendly – I buy the family pack of chicken breast at Aldi’s to save money. They have been the cheapest per pound that I’ve been able to find in my area. Buying in bulk for things you will use anyway is a great way to save money in the long run!
  • Easy Recipe – There are only two ingredients, so this recipe is super easy to make!
  • Great for Meal prep – This bbq chicken breast is the perfect idea for meal prep. It gives you a pop of flavor, so you don’t get bored with plain chicken breast every day for lunch. Perfect to put on top of a salad or pair with your favorite vegetable.

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.
  • Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce: I used Sweet Baby Rays Sweet and Spicy so it gives it a pop of flavor. You can also use their original BBQ sauce or a homemade BBQ sauce (be on the lookout for ours coming soon).
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✳️ Tips & Tricks

  • If you have a thick chicken breast, you may need to pound down the chicken breast to ensure an even cooking time. You can always butterfly the chicken breast if it’s super thick as well!
  • Always use a meat thermometer to make sure the internal temperature is 165F. Once the timer goes off, take the chicken out of the air fryer so you don’t dry out the chicken.
  • You can add extra sauce after you cook the chicken to give it more flavor.

Tools to make this BBQ 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.
  • Basting Brush – This kitchen tool is perfect, so you don’t have to get your hands dirty.
  • Tongs – tongs are easiest to remove and flip the chicken legs
  • Meat thermometer – You always want to make sure the internal temperature of ANY chicken 165

How to make Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast in the Air Fryer

  1. First, butterfly or pound your chicken so that they are evenly sized. Place the chicken breast onto a plate and brush the BBQ sauce onto the chicken breast. Making sure to get both sides.
  2. Transfer the chicken breast to the air fryer basket.
  3. Cook at 390F for 18 minutes, flipping halfway through. (you may add some extra BBQ sauce if you would like)
  4. Once the timer goes off, remove the chicken breast from the air fryer basket and serve.
  5. Optional top with extra bbq sauce.

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  2. Brush the chicken with the bbq sauce.
  3. Transfer to a lined baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes until chicken breast internal temperature reaches 165F.
  4. Remove and serve.

Substitutions for this Air Fryer Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast

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

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What to serve with Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Chicken Breast

This BBQ chicken breast pairs perfectly with these Roasted Baby Potatoes. My all-time favorite thing is cutting the chicken up and placing it on top of a salad. If you like ranch like me, you can use our Homemade Ranch Seasoning and turn it into a salad dressing.

While your chicken is cooking in the air fryer, heat up your Blackstone and make these fantastic Fried Potatoes and Onions. They are super easy to make and full of flavor!

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 the chicken is warm. Alternatively, you can transfer to a microwave save plate.

To warm this up in your air fryer, cook it for 2-3 minutes at 400F.

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❓FAQs

How long does it take to cook chicken in the air fryer?

Depending on the temperature is how long it takes. I cook my chicken at 390F for 18 minutes, flipping halfway through.

Can you put sauce on meat in the air fryer?

Yes, you can put sauce on your meat before you place it inside the air fryer.

Does the chicken need to be flipped in Airfryer?

Yes, you need to flip the chicken halfway through. To ensure an even cook.

Can you cook BBQ sauce in the air fryer?

Yes, you can put bbq sauce in the air fryer basket.

More Air Fryer Chicken Recipes

If you loved this air fryer chicken breast recipe with Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ, check out these other chicken breast recipes that you can make in the air fryer!

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Sweet Baby Rays Bbq Chicken Breast

This Sweet Baby Rays Bbq Chicken Breast is sweet and spicy. The whole family will love this. You will have dinner done in under 30 minutes. Perfect for a busy weekday dinner.
5 from 25 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 79 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Butterfly or pound your chicken so that they are evenly sized. Place the chicken breast onto a plate and brush the bbq sauce onto the chicken breast. Making sure to get both sides.
  • Transfer the chicken breast to the air fryer basket.
  • Cook at 390F for 18 minutes flipping halfway through. (you may add some extra bbq sauce if you would like)
  • Once the timer goes off remove the chicken breast from the air fryer basket and serve.
  • Optional top with extra bbq sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 79kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 12gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 153mgPotassium: 229mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 36IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.3mg
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