Air Fryer Roast Chicken

Air Fryer Roast Chicken recipe from

Have you tried an air fryer yet? I recently started using one and I am obsessed! This air fryer roast chicken was finished in 30 minutes and I didn't have to heat up the kitchen. 

Air Fryer Roast Chicken recipe from

This countertop kitchen appliance has been a godsend during the seemingly endless summer heatwave we've had here in Southern California. 

Air Fryer Roast Chicken recipe from

This whole airfried chicken is comforting, simple, and the skin is delectably crispy. Shred the meat and use it for a variety of dinners like Chicken Burrito BowlsChicken Lo Mein, or Asian Chicken Soup

What is your favorite Air Fryer recipe?!

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Air Fryer Roast Chicken (1 whole chicken)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free


  • 1 whole 3-4 pound chicken
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lemon, cut in half


1. Rub the outside of the chicken with oil and salt, and stuff with the lemon halves. 

2. Place the chicken in the air fryer and cook at 350F degrees for 30 minutes. 

3. Allow chicken to rest 10 minutes before carving. 

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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  • JerseyBuckeye

    What is the best air fryer to buy?

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    • Weelicious

      This is the one I have!

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  • Vivi

    More air fryer recipes please! I love your recipes, they are delicious and simple. Thanks a lot Catherine! ❤️

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    • Weelicious

      Thank you!

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  • Alison Greiner

    i made this about a week ago with my new Philips xxl fryer and it came out raw on the inside! Kept putting it back but never fully cooked. was a 4 lb chicken. Wondering if the air fryer is defective?

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