Skewered chicken breast pieces and vegetables marinated in simple everyday spices then air fried until tender and juicy. This recipe makes a great appetizer or a healthy dinner the whole family would love.
Chicken skewers recipe in the air fryer
Ever wondered if you can cook chicken skewers (kabobs/kebabs) in your air fryers, yes you can and it is quick and easy to make too.
In fact, you can make anything skewered in the air fryer or air fryer oven from beef, pork, lamb, shrimp, vegetables, fruits, and more. If it can be cooked in the conventional oven then you can definitely cook it in your air fryer too.
This recipe is great as an appetizer when entertaining or a light dinner the whole family would enjoy. One of the joys of cooking with an air fryer is that you can cook outdoors on days that the kitchen is too hot because of hot weather.
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- 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite sizes pieces about 2 chicken breasts
- ⅓ cup sweet chili sauce
- ½ tbsp Herbs de Provence
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 tsp garlic granules
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 3 Bell peppers cut into big chunks
- 1 Zucchini chopped into big chunks
- 1 large Onion chopped into big chunks i used red onion
To a large mixing bowl, combine chicken pieces, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes and mix to combine.
Add chopped bell peppers, chopped zucchini, onions, smoked paprika, herb de Provence, sweet chilli sauce, vegetable oil and mix all to combine.
Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap/cling film and marinate for at least 30 minutes or longer if time is not of the essence.
When you are ready to cook, thread the marinated chicken and vegetables on the skewer, repeat the process until all is exhausted.
Preheat the air fryer at 200C/400F for 5 minutes then spray the air fryer basket with cooking oil
Arrange the chicken skewers in the air fryer basket in a single layer making sure it is not overcrowded (you may have to cook the chicken in batches).
Cook at 400F/200C for 10 minutes or until fully cooked and the chicken is no longer white when cut into. carefully flipping the kabob halfway through.
PS: The internal temperature of cooked chicken should read 165F/73C when checked with an instant read or meat thermometer.