Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer

Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer

An airfryer can even be used to cook a whole chicken- as long as it fits in your airfyer basket that is. By cooking at a lower heat, the chicken stays nice and tender while taking on the flavor of the added seasonings.
Cook Time1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: airfryer, whole chicken


  • Airfryer


  • Whole chicken
  • Sauce of your choice- such as barbeque or satay sauce.


  • 1. Preheat your airfryer to 182C or 360F.
  • 2.Place the defrosted chicken into the airfryer basket and baste the top half with the sauce of your choice.
  • 3.Cook the chicken for 55 minutes, then take out the basket and flip the chicken over.
  • 4. Baste the other side of the chicken and cook for another 55 minutes.


  • defrost the chicken before cooking -flip the chicken and baste halfway through for even cooking
  • use a meat thermometer to make sure the chicken is fully cooked before consuming

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