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Air Fryer Jerk Chicken

This Air Fryer Jerk Chicken is made with an array of seasonings to get a well-flavored, tender, and juicy chicken in minutes that you can serve over a bed of fluffy white rice or beans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jerk Chicken
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jill


  • 4 chicken breasts boneless skinless, about 1.5lbs
  • 1.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1.5 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper or more to taste for added heat
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp ground clove
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup prepared mango salsa for serving
  • Lime wedges for serving
  • cilantro Fresh chopped for garnish
  • Cooking spray
  • serve with Mango Salsa


  • Lightly spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray and set it aside.
  • Mix together all spice ingredients in a small bowl until well combined. Stir the oil into the mixed spices.
  • Spread the spice mixture evenly over each chicken breast.
  • Place chicken breasts in your air fryer basket and cook on the air fry setting at 350F for 10-12 minutes, turning halfway, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165F degrees.
  • Serve each chicken breast topped with ¼ cup of mango salsa, a lime wedge, and a side of rice, enjoy!


Air fryer cook times may vary depending on the brand and air fryer size.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
Cooked in a white Cosori 5.8qt air fryer.