Air fryer fried chicken: How to master TikTok's ultra-juicy recipe

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When you can't be bothered to roast something in the oven, that's when your trusty Air Fryer comes in handy.

This fried chicken breast recipe has been making its way around Tik Tok and Instagram and revolutionising the way we fry chicken.

Perfectly cooked fried chicken sliced into crispy pieces along side an air fryer
Tik Tok is going wild for this ultra-juicy 10 minute Air Fryer chicken recipe. Photo: Tik Tok/everything_delish

"There’s nothing worse than dry chicken- am I right?" cook and Tik Tok star, Jamie Milne says.

"And now I’m going to show you how easy it is to make juicy chicken breast in the air fryer!

"This is my go-to chicken recipe."

With over 93,000 views on Tik Tok and 5,000 comments on Instagram, people are obsessed with this tasty chicken hack.

"Looks so delicious! Love a good chicken breast recipe," one TikTok user wrote.

"SO JUICY," a second added.

Some were so inspired by the results they couldn't wait to try it out.

"K I need to get an air fryer!" one home cook wrote.

"Looks amazing! I can’t wait to try it in the fryer!!" another added.


Cooking made easy

Air fryers are becoming increasingly popular because they're so easy to use, whipping up thousands of recipes without any oil and in a fraction of the time of conventional cooking.

If you've found yourself wanting to experience the amazing results of air fryers, let us help you find the best one at the best price with our picks below:

Healthy Choice 8L Digital Air Fryer

With nearly 1200 rave reviews, this highly-rated fryer is a wonderful start for any home cook who likes to get creative in the kitchen or enjoys feeding a large group.

With a generous 8 litre capacity, the state-of-the-art turbo-air technology easily cooks hundreds of recipes with eight convenient pre-set cooking programs to help get you started.

A black Healthy Choice Air Fryer against a white background with a black and blue LED display screen.
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Philips Air Fryer Essential

Currently 15% off on Amazon, this chic air fryer comes from an established home tech brand so you know you can rely on it when cooking up a storm.

Dressed in an elegant white and rose gold finish, the 4L fryer is designed to benefit your diet when paired with its NutriU healthy recipe app.

Philips' white and rose gold Air Fryer against a white background.
Go chic with Philips' white and rose gold Air Fryer - delivering on style and functionality. Source: Amazon

Kitchen Couture

Offering a whopping 11.5 litre capacity, you'll be cooking everything in your Kitchen Couture Air Fryer which is currently on sale at Myer.

With a solid 4.7 star rating, this heavy-duty Air Fryer delivers all of your needs and more, complete with a multifunctional LCD Digital Display for easy use and high tech functions for ultimate ease.

Kitchen Couture's 11.5 litre Air Fryer in black against a white background with a silver handle on the front and a blue and red LED display screen on the top.
Nab Kitchen Couture's family-sized 11.5 litre Air Fryer from Myer on sale now. Source: Myer

Kogan 6.2L Digital Low Fat 1800W Air Fryer

With over 500 rave reviews, you can't go wrong with Kogan's Air Fryer equipped to cook all of your favourite recipes with ease.

Starting from $95, this Air Fryer easily feeds up to four people with seven one-touch preset cooking functions.

Kogan's black Air Fryer with blue LED display against a white background.
Over 500 home cooks can vouch for Kogan's high-functioning Air Fryer - starting from $95. Source: Kogan

Got your air fryer?

Want to try the easy fried chicken recipe for yourself?

Let's go!

Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast recipe

Serves 2


  • 2 chicken breasts

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • Salt & pepper


  1. Add chicken breast to zip-lock bags and pound it with a mallet until the chicken is even.

  2. Season both sides of the chicken.

  3. Spray air fryer with avocado oil spray or cooking spray and add chicken to the air fryer basket.

  4. Cook at 190C degrees for 8-10 minutes.

  5. Once chicken is cooked, remove from air fryer and let rest for 10 minutes.

  6. Check temp of chicken using a meat thermometer (cooked chicken temp is 73C/165F degrees).

  7. Slice and enjoy.

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