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5 from 11 votes

Air Fryer Chicken with No Breading

When you need a delicious dinner with minimal hands-on time, this Air Fryer Chicken is a delicious option!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 262.5kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi


  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice optional
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breast or thighs


  • In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, coconut aminos, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Place the chicken in a shallow dish or large zip top plastic bag.
  • Add marinade and return to the refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to overnight. (Omit the lemon juice if you are marinating more than 4 hours.)
  • Preheat your Air Fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Arrange chicken in a single layer in the air fryer.
  • Cook for 7 minutes.
  • Flip and cook for about 7 more minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

Oven Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place chicken on a parchment lined baking sheet and cook for 25 to 30 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.


Calories: 262.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.29g | Protein: 24.43g | Fat: 17.05g | Saturated Fat: 2.85g | Cholesterol: 80.42mg | Sodium: 722.7mg | Potassium: 419.57mg | Fiber: 0.27g | Sugar: 0.45g | Vitamin A: 80.83IU | Vitamin C: 2.33mg | Calcium: 10.99mg | Iron: 0.62mg