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air fryer caprese chicken

Air Fryer Caprese Chicken

Air Fryer Caprese Chicken is a quick and healthy dinner made with chicken breast, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil, and tomatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Air Fryer Caprese Chicken, Caprese Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 351kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 slices fresh tomato large and thick
  • Garnish:
  • Chopped fresh basil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Balsamic reduction


  • Pat dry chicken breasts with a paper towel.
  • Sprinkle them with the Italian seasoning, dried basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Preheat Air Fryer to 380 degrees F.
  • Place the chicken in the air fryer basket, make sure they don't overlap and don't touch.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, flip and cook for another 5 minutes, or until the chicken reaches the internal temperature of 165 F.
  • Top each chicken breast with a slice of mozzarella cheese and a tomato slice. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Once done cooking, let the chicken rest for 5 minutes. Serve topped with fresh basil, and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, and balsamic reduction.



Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 1023mg | Potassium: 940mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 496IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 1mg