Air Fryer Chicken Hibachi

Published Date: July 29, 2022

Who loves chicken? This Air Fryer Chicken Hibachi is about to rock your world! Stop spending hours trying to get that perfect flavoring to your chicken dishes and let your air fryer take over and do it for you. Easy ingredients paired with the cooking perfection of your air fryer create a HUGE flavor and taste! This simple weeknight meal is excellent for kids and adults – and makes enough for leftovers!

I’ve found that once I started making my own air fryer hibachi at home, I love how easy it is to change up the flavors and ingredient. (plus I save a TON of money not having to order out at the restaurants!) Channel your inner chef and make this chicken recipe today!

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast
  • Zucchini
  • Squash
  • Carrot
  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Rice vinegar
  • Garlic
  • Ground ginger
  • Sesame seeds

*see recipe card for amounts

How to Make Hibachi in the Air Fryer

Step 1: Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl.

Step 2: Add the veggies and cubed chicken to a bowl and stir. Everything should be coated well in the sauce.

Step 3: Once the chicken and veggies are coated, place the in the air fryer basked. Don’t stack as they need to be in a single layer.

Chicken hibachi ingredients in an air fryer basket.

Step 4: Cook for 15-20 minutes at 380 degrees. Stop and shake the basket every 5 minutes.

Step 5: Once the ingredients are done cooking, add the sesame seeds.

Air fryer chicken hibachi in a basket with sesame seeds.

Step 6: Serve with rice, cauliflower rice, or anything else that you love.

Chicken hibachi on a plate with sesame seeds.

Storage and Re-heating Notes

If you’re lucky enough to have leftovers, store them in an airtight container and keep them in the fridge. Be sure to let the mixture cool down before storing it so that it doesn’t have moisture trapped inside the container.

FAQS & Helpful Tips

Is hibachi chicken healthy?

Since we’re not coating this chicken, it’s low in carbs and calories! It’s a great way to eat chicken in a healthy way without cutting out the flavor.

Is hibachi chicken the same as teriyaki?

The two are actually different flavors. Hibachi uses soy sauce and is thinner while teriyaki sauce tends to be thicker in acts as more of a glaze.

What vegetables are used in hibachi?

I like to use vegetables that are in season, but you can really change it up. Popular veggies are onions, mushrooms, and all types of squashes.

What side dishes pair with hibachi chicken?

This is actually quite a full meal in itself! But if you want to add side dishes, some options could be Drunken Noodles or any type of noodles, rice, and even a simple side salad.

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Air Fryer Chicken Hibachi

You're going to love the ease of this Air Fryer Chicken Hibachi. It's a fast way to make a healthy weeknight dinner that tastes great!
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Keyword: air fryer chicken hibachi
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 287kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken breast cubed with salt and pepper added
  • 1 cup zucchini cubed
  • 1 cup squash cubed
  • 1 cup carrot sliced

Sauce ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • brown sugar optional

Instructions

  • Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl.
    Stir fry sauce in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the veggies and cubed chicken to a bowl and stir. Everything should be coated well in the sauce.
    Squash, zucchini and chicken mixed together in a bowl with hibachi sauce.
  • Once the chicken and veggies are coated, place the in the air fryer basked. Don't stack as they need to be in a single layer.
    Chicken hibachi ingredients in an air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes at 380 degrees. Stop and shake the basket every 5 minutes.
    Chicken hibachi ingredients in an air fryer basket.
  • Once the ingredients are done cooking, add the sesame seeds.
    Air fryer chicken hibachi in a basket with sesame seeds.
  • Serve with rice, cauliflower rice, or anything else that you love.

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 2151mg | Potassium: 1017mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 18280IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 3mg
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