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Air Fryer Whole Chicken

A juicy whole chicken with crispy skin done in under an hour.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 356kcal


  • Air Fryer



  • Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray, then preheat to 350 degrees F. Empty innards of chicken and tie legs together.
  • Rub chicken skin with oil and sprinkle with seasoning of choice.
  • Place the chicken in the basket breast side down and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Flip the chicken to breast side up and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes, until internal temperature is 165 degrees F. Carve and serve.


Net Carbs: 0
We made our own poultry seasoning by mixing: 
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de provence
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 683mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg