These 6 One Pot Chicken Dinners in the Air Fryer Are Perfect For Busy Nights

How to Make an Entire Meal in Your Air Fryer

A lot of people have asked me if you can make an entire meal in the air fryer. And the answer is YES! Making complete meals in the air fryer is one of my favorite ways to use the air fryer. Today, I am sharing 6 different meal ideas that you can try in the air fryer. These meals are complete with the protein of chicken and a tasty side of vegetables or with recommended serving suggestions.

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1. Hibachi Chicken with Yum Yum Sauce

This hibachi chicken with yum yum sauce in the air fryer is just as good as it sounds. The chicken and veggies in this recipe cooks easily in the air fryer. Then, enjoy this meal with the most delicious and easy homemade yum yum sauce.

Hibachi Style Chicken with Yum Yum Sauce in the Air Fryer

Simple, quick, and easy hibachi style chicken with yum yum sauce in the air fryer is a delicious and flavorful air fryer meal you will love!
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2. Balsamic Chicken and Veggies

This balsamic chicken and veggies recipe has been a family favorite of ours for a long time. It wasn’t until we tried this recipe in the air fryer that dinner got so much better. You’ll want to try this recipe when you are looking for a mouthwatering meal that is simple and quick.

Tasty Air Fryer Chicken and Veggies with Balsamic Marinade

This tasty, flavorful, and fresh balsamic chicken and vegetables in the air fryer is a HUGE hit in our home.
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3. Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies

I love this honey garlic chicken recipe because you only really need three ingredients to make the flavorful honey garlic glaze. Pair this chicken with some fresh potatoes and broccoli and you’ll quickly have a new favorite dinner.

One Pan Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies for the Air Fryer or Oven

Sheet pan chicken and veggies
I love this easy, healthy dinner recipe! One-pan chicken and veggies with a simple, delicious honey garlic marinade!
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4. Hawaiian Chicken and Coconut Rice

When it is too cold to grill the chicken for this recipe on the grill, our family loves the next best option to whip up this recipe in the air fryer. This Hawaiian chicken recipe burst with fresh and exotic flavors. Enjoy this one with some simple and tasty coconut rice and BOOM you have a complete meal.

The Best Hawaiian Chicken and Coconut Rice in the Air Fryer

Air fryer Hawaiian chicken is the best and our most favorite summer air fryer recipe. With bold, juicy flavors, you will love this recipe too!
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5. Incredibly Easy Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

This chicken thigh recipe in the air fryer is near and dear to my heart as it is one of the first recipes I tried in the air fryer besides frozen French fries. This chicken has an amazing taste. You can eat it as the protein for a street taco, on a salad, or just as is. You will be amazed with how tender and delicious this recipe turns out in your air fryer.

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These air fryer chicken thighs are seasoned just right and cooked to perfection. There’s not much prep time needed, just enough to season the chicken!
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6. BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Need a fresh and flavorful dinner quick? Enjoy this delicious BBQ chicken stuffed sweet potatoes in the air fryer. This recipe has everything you are looking for- sweet potatoes, beans, corn, BBQ chicken, and a creamy BBQ dipping sauce.

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Bursting with fresh flavors, this BBQ chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe in the air fryer is one you won't regret trying.
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Final Thoughts

Dinner is a breeze thanks to these homemade, fresh, and delicious air fryer recipes. These meals have everything you need: they are quick and stress-free AND they are packed with luscious and unique flavors, but you only need few common household ingredients to make them. Share with us in the comments below which recipe you are going to try first!

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Ingredients: Chicken
Meal Type: Main Dish, Recipe Roundup, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Categories: Meat and Poultry, Air Fryer

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