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air fryer chicken hearts recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Hearts

These Brazilian style air fryer chicken hearts are well seasoned and cooked to perfection. They make a great appetizer or snack for any occasion.
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Keyword: air fryer chicken hearts, air fryer chicken gizzards, air fried chicken hearts, air fryer coracaozinho de frango
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 270kcal




  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F.
  • In a bowl, combine the salt, pepper, granulated garlic, paprika powder and dried parsley.
  • Transfer the chicken hearts to a bowl and squeeze lime juice over them.
  • Add the seasonings to the bowl and toss the chicken hearts to combine with all of the spices.
  • Place the chicken hearts in the air fryer and cook at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  • Open the air fryer basket and shake the chicken hearts or gizzards every 5 minutes or so.
  • Once finished cooking, transfer to a plate and top with fresh parsley. Serve immediately and enjoy.


  • It’s important to open the air fryer basket and give the chicken hearts a good shake every 5 minutes or so for them to cook evenly.
  • Cook in batches if you have a smaller air fryer.
  • Chicken hearts have a nice, dark brown color once they’re ready to enjoy.
  • If you like them very well-done, cook for an extra 5-10 minutes according to preference.
  • Always read your air fryer manual before using it.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 231mg | Sodium: 1290mg | Potassium: 338mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 10mg