Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Burgers: A Weeknight Delight

air fryer chicken burger on a bun with tomato, lettuce, and onion

Are you craving a delicious and juicy burger for dinner? Look no further than our mouthwatering Air Fryer Chicken Burgers. Made with ground chicken, garlic, onion, and mozzarella cheese, these homemade patties are incredibly flavorful, moist, and can be ready in just 30 minutes.

Easy & Delicious Weeknight Burger Dinner

Burgers are the ultimate easy dinner option, and our Air Fryer Chicken Burgers are no exception. These burgers are perfect for busy weeknights when you want a quick and tasty meal. Not only are they easy to make, but they’re also a healthier choice compared to traditional burgers. They can be served on their own with some vegetables for a nutritious meal or on a bun with your favorite toppings for a more indulgent option.

chicken burger with toppings on an opened bun


To make these juicy burgers, you’ll need just 7 simple ingredients:

  • Ground Chicken: 1 lb
  • Onion & Garlic: 1/2 onion, 3 garlic cloves
  • Mozzarella Cheese: 1/2 cup shredded
  • Parsley: 1 tsp
  • Salt & Pepper: 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper

What makes these burgers juicy?

Our Air Fryer Chicken Burgers are incredibly juicy, thanks to the cooking method and the addition of cheese and onion. Air frying cooks the patties quickly without drying them out, while the cheese and onion help to retain moisture and add flavor. The result is a crispy exterior and a juicy interior that will leave you craving more.

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air fried chicken burger on a bun with a bite taken out

How To Make This Recipe

Making these burgers is a breeze. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: In a large bowl, mix together the ground chicken, onion, garlic, mozzarella cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper.

Step 2: Divide the chicken mixture into four equal parts. Shape each part into a patty and place them on a parchment paper-lined plate or tray.

Step 3: Preheat the air fryer to 370 degrees F. While the air fryer is preheating, refrigerate the chicken patties. Once preheated, place the patties in the air fryer basket or tray in a single layer. Air fry for 15 minutes.

Step 4: Serve the burgers on hamburger buns with your favorite toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, onion, and burger sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Cook the burgers two at a time in the air fryer basket to ensure even cooking.
  • Grease the air fryer with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  • Refrigerate the patties before cooking to help them hold their shape.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic for thorough cooking and even flavor distribution.

juicy air fryer ground chicken burgers


Love this recipe? Check out some similar recipes below…

  • Barbecue Chicken Burgers
  • Baked Chicken Nuggets
  • Spinach & Feta Turkey Burgers
  • Easy Chicken Salad Recipe
  • Cheeseburger Pasta Salad
  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs


Our Air Fryer Chicken Burgers are a delicious and convenient dinner option that will satisfy your burger cravings. With their juicy and flavorful patties, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. So why wait? Treat yourself to these delightful burgers and enjoy a weeknight dinner that’s both easy and satisfying.

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