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Air Fryer Turkey Breast

This air fryer turkey breast recipe just might be the easiest turkey you’ll ever make! It’s incredibly juicy and full of flavor, with golden-brown skin and the perfect blend of seasonings. 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time55 minutes
Resting Time10 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer turkey breast, turkey
Servings: 5 - 7 servings
Calories: 491kcal


  • Air Fryer
  • Mixing bowl


  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 2 Tablespoons herbes de Provence
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Kosher salt & black pepper to taste
  • 3-4 pound fresh turkey breast bone-in & skin-on


  • Preheat the air fryer to 350F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, add the mayonnaise, butter, all the seasonings, and the lemon zest. Stir to fully combine. Season with salt and pepper.
    3 Tablespoons mayonnaise, 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 2 Tablespoons herbes de Provence, 2 Tablespoons parsley, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, Kosher salt & black pepper to taste
  • Cover the turkey breast all over (including the cavity) in the herb butter. Place in the air fryer, skin-side down, and cook for 25 minutes. Flip the turkey and cook for an additional 20-25 minutes or until the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 160F using an instant read thermometer. (The turkey will continue to cook as it rests)
    3-4 pound fresh turkey breast
  • Let the turkey rest for 10-12 minutes before slicing and serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg