Keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken

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Keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken
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This keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken recipe is a perfect American dish to add to your regular offerings! Anyone who enjoys Air Fryer, Chicken, Chicken Tenders, Chicken Breast is going to absolutely love this low-carb Crispy Air-Fried Chicken variation. Providing 2 servings, it's bursting with flavor and certain to leave even the pickiest eaters in your house satisfied and wanting more of this amazing American dish! If you like this keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken recipe, create an account and add it to your favorites; or better yet, share it with others via the social links above!

This is fantastic and results in juicy, delectable chicken. The basting mixture is impressive and gives the crispy skin a great taste. You may adapt this recipe for an entire chicken by increasing the cooking time and trussing your chicken to ensure the legs and wings are tucked in.

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
2
Cooking Time
40 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes

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Keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) bone-in, skin-on chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Keto Crispy Air-Fried Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Combine paprika, salt, onion powder, garlic powder, marjoram, sage, pepper, and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  2. Cut the chicken into tender style strips and rub the spice rub all over the chicken breasts, including beneath the skin.
  3. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), as directed by the manufacturer. In a small dish, combine the coconut oil, sherry, and lime juice; put aside.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes with the chicken breast-side down in the air fryer basket.
  5. Brush the chicken with the remaining basting oil. Cook for another 15 minutes after flipping the chicken and lowering the heat to 360 degrees F (182 degrees C).
  6. Cook for another 6 to 12 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices flow clear. A thermometer near the bone should register 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees C).

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How to Properly Store Chicken

How long can cooked chicken be stored in a refrigerator or freezer?

That relies upon several conditions, but chicken, once cooked, should be refrigerated within 2 hours. To maximize the shelf life of cooked chicken for protection and exceptional quality, refrigerate the chicken in shallow bins or wrap it tightly with aluminum foil or plastic wrap. The cooked chicken will remain for three to four days in the fridge.

To further increase the shelf life of a cooked chicken, freeze it. Store the cooked chicken in plastic storage bins or heavy ziplock freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.

How long does cooked chicken remain withinside the freezer?

Properly stored, it'll preserve the quality of the chicken for approximately four months; however, it will continue to be edible past that time.
The freezer time given is for the best quality of the meat. Cooked chicken that is continuously frozen will preserve indefinitely.

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How long does cooked chicken remain after being frozen and thawed? 

Cooked chicken that properly thaws out in the refrigerator will be edible for three to four days. Cooked chicken thawed in the microwave or in bloodless has no other shelf life and should be consumed immediately.

How long does cooked chicken store at room temperature?

Bacteria develop hastily at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F; cooked chicken must be discarded if left out for more than two hours at improper temperatures.

How to know if a cooked chicken has good bad?

The most common manner is to smell and examine the chicken. Most symptoms of bad chicken include:

  • bitter scent
  • slimy texture

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