Air Fryer Whole Chicken
Cooking a whole chicken in the air fryer is a great way to get a delicious, healthy meal on the table. The chicken cooks quickly and evenly, and the results are juicy and crispy. Plus, there's no need to heat up your oven - the air fryer does all the work!
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons sea salt
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- ¼ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1 3 to 5-pound whole chicken, neck and giblets removed
In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, rosemary, basil, thyme, and black pepper.
Place the butter in another small bowl and add half of the spice mixture.
Stir until all the ingredients are incorporated.
Rub the butter mixture underneath the skin and dry spices on the outside of the chicken.
Tie the legs with kitchen twine if you want.
Preheat your air fryer to 350° F.
Place the chicken in the basket breast side down.
Cook for 40 minutes.
Flip and cook for an additional 10 to 20 minutes (depending on the size of your chicken), until the internal temperature is 160° F.
Allow to rest for at least 5 minutes before carving and serving.
Calories: 290.63kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.23g | Protein: 20.6g | Fat: 22.24g | Saturated Fat: 8.36g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.77g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.3g | Trans Fat: 0.34g | Cholesterol: 96.9mg | Sodium: 659.49mg | Potassium: 236.99mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 0.09g | Vitamin A: 582.71IU | Vitamin C: 1.83mg | Calcium: 21.85mg | Iron: 1.43mg