This Air Fryer Curry Chicken is a quick and easy way to get your curry fix! This easy recipe is a great way to enjoy a takeout favorite at home without spending time and money at a restaurant.
▢ 2 tablespoons olive oil
▢ 1 cup yellow onion chopped
▢ 1 ½ tablespoons garlic cloves minced
▢ 5 teaspoons curry powder
▢ 1 teaspoon ginger powder
▢ Dash of salt
▢ 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts diced into 1-inch cubes
▢ 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 2 teaspoons water
▢ 1/3 cup heavy cream
▢ chopped cilantro for garnish
▢ ½ teasoon cayenne powder optional
In a mixing bowl, add the chicken, onion, and garlic. Add the oil and spices and mix. Marinate for 30 minutes.
Place curry into a pan that fits your air fryer basket. Use a shallow pan to spread out the chicken.
Set the air fryer to 400°F and cook for 15 minutes.
Remove cooked chicken and juices to a mixing bowl. Add cream and corn-starch slurry. Mix.
Place back in the pan and air fryer basket. Cook at 400°F for 7 more minutes.
Remove and serve topped with chopped cilantro and paired with basmati rice and fresh warm naan.
Be sure to use a pan or basket that will fit in your air fryer.
If you are using chicken thighs, you may need to add a little extra time to ensure that the chicken is done.
Try to cut your chicken into similar-sized pieces so that the chicken cooks evenly.
Use an instant-read meat thermometer to make sure that your chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
Add some crunch to this recipe by adding peanuts or cashews.