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air fryer whole chicken
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Air Fryer Whole Chicken

Air Fryer Whole Chicken. Introducing you to the best ever air fryer whole chicken recipe. Juicy and moist chicken with a crispy skin, perfected by chef Dom.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 256kcal

Ingredients

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Air Fryer Whole Chicken Ingredients:

Instructions

  • Remove your whole chicken from its packaging and tie up the chicken legs.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • Place the chicken breast side down and add half the oil and using your hands smoother it over the visible skin. Season it with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • Place in the air fryer basket, with the breast side down and air fry for 25 minutes at 180c/360f. Do not preheat the air fryer as it will cook the outside of the chicken too quick.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • If making stuffing balls make them whilst the chicken is cooking.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • When the air fryer beeps, use a fork, and place the fork into the cavity of the chicken and use this to turn the chicken over to breast side up.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • Now add the remaining oil onto any visible skin and season again.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • Air fry for a further 20 minutes. If adding stuffing balls air fry them, with the whole chicken in the gaps for the last 10 minutes.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?
  • Allow to rest before serving your chicken.
    How To Cook A Whole Chicken In An Air Fryer?

Notes

Variation. You can mix and match your seasonings. I love Italian seasoning or mixed herbs, but any dried herb will work well.
Quantity. Stick to a small or medium whole chicken if you can. As a large chicken will not fit in the air fryer basket.
Thanks for reading our air fryer whole chicken recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to more chicken recipes, I recommend you try our air fryer frozen chicken breast recipe next.

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 599mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 413IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg
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