Easy Homemade Whole Air Fryer Chicken

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The best use of your air fryer is making this air fryer whole chicken. The meat is juicy and the skin is extra crispy, just like a rotisserie…you are going to love how easy this whole chicken in the air fryer is!
Prep Time : 5 mins
Cook Time : 1 hr
Total Time : 1 hr 5 mins
Servings : 6


  • 1 5 pound Whole chicken, giblets removed
  • 2 Tablespoons avocado oil (Click here for my favorite brand on Amazon)
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika (I prefer smoked paprika)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried thyme


  • Combine all of the seasonings with the oil to make a paste and spread it all over the chicken.
  • Place the chicken in the basket breast side down and cook at 360F for 50 minutes.  Flip the chicken to breast side up and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Check to make sure the breast meat has an internal temperature of 165F.  Carve and serve.


  • The nutrition information is for 4 ounces of air fried whole chicken
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.


Calories: 200 | Protein: 17g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g
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