Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Spanish Chicken And Peppers

Spanish cuisine is known for its bold flavors and vibrant ingredients, and this dish is no exception. The combination of chicken and peppers is a staple in Spanish cooking, and using an air fryer makes it even easier to create a delicious and healthy meal. This recipe is a modern twist on a classic Spanish dish, perfect for those who are looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner option.

Air Fryer Spanish Chicken and Peppers

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: Main CourseCuisine: Spanish
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This delicious and easy air fryer recipe combines tender chunks of chicken with colorful bell peppers and flavorful Spanish seasoning. It’s a perfect weeknight meal for any busy household.


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2 tablespoons Spanish seasoning

  • 1 red bell pepper

  • 1 green bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • Optional toppings: fresh cilantro, lime juice


  • Cut 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and season with salt, pepper, and Spanish seasoning.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut 1 red bell pepper and 1 green bell pepper into thin strips.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of Spanish seasoning, and 1 minced garlic clove.
  • Add the chicken and peppers to the bowl and toss to coat evenly.
  • Place the chicken and peppers in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook for 12-15 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the chicken is cooked through and the peppers are slightly charred.
  • Serve with rice, tortillas, or on its own for a low-carb option.
  • Optional: Top with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice for added flavor.


  • Make sure to cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces for even cooking.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of seasoning to your taste preferences.
  • For a spicier version, add some cayenne pepper or hot sauce to the seasoning mix.

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