Chipotle Chicken Recipe Air Fryer


Looking for a delicious and easy weeknight dinner? This chipotle chicken recipe made in the air fryer is the perfect choice! The combination of smoky chipotle peppers and tender chicken creates a flavorful and satisfying meal. Plus, with the air fryer, you can enjoy crispy chicken without the need for deep frying. So let's get started!

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the minced chipotle peppers, olive oil, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour the chipotle mixture over them. Make sure to coat the chicken evenly.
  4. Transfer the chicken breasts to the air fryer basket, making sure they are not touching each other.
  5. Cook the chicken in the air fryer for 10 minutes.
  6. After 10 minutes, flip the chicken breasts and continue cooking for another 10 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  7. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the air fryer and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Slice the chicken breasts and serve them with your favorite sides or in tacos, salads, or sandwiches.

Enjoy this chipotle chicken recipe as a quick and flavorful meal that the whole family will love!