Mexican Air Fryer Chicken Tacos
Looking for an insanely good air fryer recipe? These quick and easy Mexican air fried chicken tacos are mouth-wateringly delicious. Combining crispy chicken, guacamole, spices, and hot sauce assembled on Mission® Super Soft Flour Tortillas, they are perfect for those nights when you want fried chicken, tacos, or both at the same exact time.
In shallow bowl, combine buttermilk, hot sauce, and 1 tsp each salt and pepper; add chicken, turning to coat well. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.
In shallow bowl, whisk together flour, cumin, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder, and remaining salt and pepper.
Remove chicken from buttermilk mixture, reserving buttermilk mixture. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. Dip into buttermilk mixture; dredge again in flour mixture. Transfer to parchment paper–lined baking sheet; let stand for 10 minutes (this will help dry out and set the crust for crispy chicken).
Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place chicken in air fryer basket; spray chicken with cooking spray.
Air fry chicken at 375°F, turning once, for 15 to 20 minutes or until internal temperature in thickest part of chicken reaches 165°F (if more time is needed, cook at 3-minute intervals until chicken is cooked). Meanwhile, warm tortillas according to package directions.
Assemble fried chicken in warm tortillas with cabbage, cucumber, guacamole, salsa (if using), pickled jalapeños and cilantro.