Air Fryer Turkey Breast

  • Eliza 

Rather than roasting an entire turkey in the oven, try this super simple recipe for air fried turkey breast. for a tender flavorful alternative. This is the best way to cook roast turkey and by just cooking the turkey breast you don’t end up with heaps of left-overs you can’t use!

Air Fryer Turkey Breast
Air fryer turkey breast.
Air Fryer Turkey Breast

Air Fryer Turkey Breast

How to cook a turkey breast in an air fryer. 
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 231kcal


  • 1 turkey breast (approx. 2lb or 1kg)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp rosemary & thyme
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic


  • Preheat air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  • Mix the oil, herbs and garlic on a plate. Place turkey breast in the herb mixture, and turn to coat the turkey breast well.
  • Place turkey breast into the airfryer basket (skin side down). Air fry the turkey breast for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the basket from the air fryer, turn the turkey breast over and return to the air fryer to cook for another 20 minutes. 
  • The turkey is cooked if the juices run clear when you stick a knife in the thickest part. If you are unsure check with a meat thermometer – internal temperature should be 165°F (75°C).


Calories: 231kcal | Protein: 33g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 377mg | Vitamin A: 0.6% | Calcium: 2.2% | Iron: 4.9%

…and try one of these easy dishes on the side:

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