Air Fryer Crispy Sumac Chicken
Air Fryer Crispy Sumac Chicken is a Middle Eastern dish, which is very simple to make and uses few ingredients. The Sumac herb adds a delicious and flavorful tangy lemon flavor, without any bitter or tart taste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Marinate Time1 hr
Total Time45 mins
- 1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
- 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest
- pinch Ground Sumac
Cut Chicken into pieces and place into a 2 quart container or a baggie. Cut one Lemon in half and squeeze juice from one half over Chicken.
Use a microplane and Zest the spent Lemon Half. Add Olive Oil, Garlic, Ground Sumac, Salt and 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest to the container and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours.
Slice the rest of the Lemons and place Lemon slices in Air Fryer Basket. Place Chicken pieces on top, skin side up. Spray Chicken with Oil.
Cook at 350 for 35 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees and Chicken Skin is brown and crispy.
Remove Chicken from Air Fryer and place Chicken onto a serving plate. Remove Air Fryer Basket from Drawer. Use a spoon to remove the surface fat. Spoon a little Sauce over Chicken and Rice.
Serve with a Roasted Plum Tomato, Basmati Rice and a sprinkling of Lemon Zest, Ground Sumac and Fresh Cilantro.