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Air Fryer Turkey Breast

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Air Fryer Turkey Breast is moist juicy and delicious. It will taste just like you deep-fried it but with a fraction of the fat. Once you make this you will be wanting to recreate Thanksgiving dinner every single night! 

Air Fryer Turkey Breast

There is nothing in this world that is better than fried turkey. Seriously if you have never tried it, it is a must! But the process to Deep fry a turkey is lengthy (a bit dangerous if you aren’t careful) and costs a lot of money once you buy all the peanut oil! That is why I am so excited to share with you this inexpensive way to enjoy fried turkey all year long right in your Air Fryer! 

You will love Air Fryer turkey breast! It has the same flavors we love from deep-fried turkey but has zero mess and is so moist and juicy. Once you try this turkey breast recipe you will be adding it to your monthly dinner menu! 

air fryer turkey breast

Pair this turkey with other Thanksgiving classics like Instant Pot green bean casserole and Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes for a fun dinner feast! 

How to cook your Turkey Breast in the Air Fryer on a Rotisserie Spit

  • If using your rotisserie spit, put your turkey breast on and attach well.
  • Baste with butter.  
  • Season with Season All
air fryer turkey breast
  • Insert into your air fryer.
  • Set the temperature to 350 degrees and air fry for 50-60 min and the internal temperature is at least 165 degrees
  • Remove the breast carefully. Allow resting for about 10 minutes before slicing.
air fryer turkey breast

How to cook your Turkey Breast in your Air Fryer using the Tray

  • If your turkey breast does not fit on your spit, use your tray.  
  • Baste your turkey with butter.
  • Season with Season All. 
  • Place skin-side down and cook for 25 minutes.
air fryer turkey breast
  • Carefully flip, adding additional butter if needed.
  • Air fry for another 25-35 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. 
air fryer turkey breast

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • The time it takes to cook your Air Fryer turkey really depends on how big turkey breast is and how big your Air Fryer is. These are general guideline temperatures that you might have to adjust accordingly. 
  • Be sure to check the temperature often you don’t want to overcook your turkey.
  • Allow your turkey to rest for 5-10 minutes on a cutting board prior to carving. 

Storage

Fridge

You will want to store your leftover turkey covered in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

air fryer turkey breast

Can you cook a frozen turkey breast in the Air Fryer?

No, you do not want to cook a frozen turkey breast in the Air Fryer. You want to make sure that it is completely thawed prior to cooking. If you do try and attempt to cook a frozen turkey (don’t recommend) it will turn out extremely dry.

air fryer turkey breast

What can I make with the leftovers?

There are so many options to create with your leftover turkey. Try these ideas!

Turkey Stuffing Roll-ups with gravy

Leftover Turkey Casserole

Thanksgiving in a blanket

Turkey and noodle casserole

Turkey Cranberry Sliders

air fryer turkey breast

Air Fryer Turkey Breast

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

Air Fryer Turkey Breast is moist juicy and delicious. It will taste just like you deep-fried it but with a fraction of the fat. Once you make this you will be wanting to recreate Thanksgiving dinner every single night!

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Pound Turkey Breast, bone-in or boneless will work
  • 2 TBSP Melted Butter
  • 2 TSP Season All

Instructions

    1. If using your rotisserie spit, put your turkey breast on and attach well.
    2. If not using spit, continue here*
    3. Baste with butter.  
    4. Season with Season All
    5. Insert into your Vortex.
    6. Or Place trays, skin side down, in their slots. If using two trays, the one on the upper tray may brown much quicker, so you may want to flip positions of the trays mid-cooking.
    7. Set the temperature to ROAST* 350 degrees and air fry for 50-60 min and the internal temperature is at least 165 degrees
    8. If using the tray, mid-way, flip the turkey breast, rebaste if needed.
    9. Remove the breast carefully. Allow resting for about 10 minutes before slicing.

Notes

*If the roast option is not available on your air fryer, use air fry 350 degrees

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