air fryer french onion chicken breast with fontina cheese

air fryer french onion chicken breast with fontina cheese

An excellent and simple recipe is Air Fryer French Onion Chicken Breast with Fontina Cheese! One meal that will give you the impression that you are dining at a fine dining establishment is French Onion Chicken. This recipe is flavorful and simple to prepare!

Pro Tip:

  • This recipe is excellent and compatible with any Air Fryer Basket or Oven model. I’ve prepared this multiple times using the Ninja Foodi, GoWise, Nuwave Air Fryer, Instant Pot Crisp Lid, and even my PowerXL. The cooking time may change, but the recipe won’t change.
  • Once the cheese is on top, keep an eye on the chicken often. If not, your chicken can wind up with scorched cheese on top.
  • Keep your air fryer empty. If not, you can have unequal chicken breasts.


  1. Slicing one large onion for roasting
  2. Two tsp olive oil
  3. One tsp of powdered sugar
  4. One tsp of kosher salt
  5. Half a teaspoon of kosher salt
  6. Two skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  7. two tsp olive oil
  8. Half a teaspoon of kosher salt
  9. Half a teaspoon of kosher salt
  10. 2–3 ounces of sliced Fontina cheese


  • Cut the onions into thin pieces first.
  • In a small bowl, toss the sliced onions with the olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. The coated onions should then be distributed in either air fryer basket. or for five to seven minutes, adjust the air fryer tray’s temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. (Selection for air fryer)
  • Apply a layer of olive oil to your chicken breast, sprinkle it with salt and pepper, then air fried it for seven to nine minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.(Selection for air fryer)
  • Place the caramelized onions on top of the chicken.
  • Place the sliced fontina cheese on top of the caramelized onions and use the air fryer setting at 350 degrees F for one to two minutes, or until the cheese melts.
  • Arrange, present, and savor!

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