Air Fried Jerk Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is easy to make and healthier than traditional fried chicken. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of herbs, spices, and citrus juices, then coated in breadcrumbs and air fried until crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
To make air fried jerk chicken, you will need boneless chicken thighs or breasts, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, dried thyme, dried parsley, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, lime juice, and breadcrumbs. First, mix together the spices and lime juice to make the marinade. Rub the chicken with the marinade and let it sit for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight in the refrigerator.
When you’re ready to cook, coat the chicken in breadcrumbs and place it in the air fryer basket. Cook the chicken in the air fryer at 375°F for 12-15 minutes or until it is cooked through and the breadcrumbs are golden brown.
The result is juicy, flavorful chicken that has a crispy, crunchy exterior thanks to the air frying process. This dish can be served with your favorite dipping sauces, such as ranch or BBQ sauce, or paired with a side salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.