Air Fryer Roast Chicken recipe from Weelicious.comPin

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 Weelicious.comPin

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 Weelicious.comPin

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?!


Air Fryer Roast Chicken

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


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


  • Rub the outside of the chicken with oil and salt, and stuff with the lemon halves. 
  • Place the chicken in the air fryer and cook at 350F degrees for 30 minutes. 
  • Allow chicken to rest 10 minutes before carving. 
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About the Author

Catherine is a 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.


  1. 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?

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

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