Dwardcooks Air Fried Chicken Breasts
These crispy and juicy air fried chicken breasts are 2sp a piece.
- 4 chicken breasts butterflied to make 8 thin breasts
- 3 oz Panko breadcrumbs
- 2 oz Seasoned breadcrumbs
- 3 eggs
- 1 oz flour*
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp hot sauce
- 1 tbsp pickle juice
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp chili powder I like chipotle chili powder, but optional
- 2 tsp kosher salt divided
- 2 tsp pepper divided
- cooking spray
Preheat air fryer to 400
Set up your bowl stations:In bowl #1, add about a half a cup of flour and 1 tsp salt and pepper. *I weighed my flour before and after. I added 3oz of flour and used exactly 1 oz. every single time--trust meIn bowl #2, add 3 eggs, dijon, pickle juice, and hot sauce. Mix.In bowl #3, add bread crumbs, all seasoning, and 1 tsp of salt and pepper
Dredge chicken in bowl #1 and pat chicken breast so excess flour comes off. Coat chicken in egg from bowl #2, then toss in bowl #3 until fully covered. Place breaded chicken on a plate until all chicken breasts are coated. Spray both sides of the coated chicken breast with cooking spray.
Air fry chicken at 400 for 15 minutes, flipping after 10 minutes. Chicken should be cooked until 165 degrees. Juices will run clear if cut.