Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer


When you are craving comforting food with style then you need this amazingly delicious recipe for Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer! Never before has elegant comfort been so easy or tasty!

Why You’ll Love This Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer Crisp and Juicy Chicken Perfection

  • With this Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer recipe the chicken skin becomes nice and crispy while the flesh is juicy, tender, and succulent! Air Fryer Amazing – Using the air fryer to cook a whole chicken makes the process faster and the results better than ever before. Restaurant Quality at Home
  • Perfectly cooked chicken is deceptively hard, but with these tasty tricks you can make a Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer that tastes like it came from a five-star restaurant! Family Favorite
  • One thing that all ages can agree on is chicken! This lean white meat is popular with kids and adults alike, so it’s a perfect meal for a weekend dinner with family. Special Occasion with Ease – When you want to blow away your friends with a nice dinner or serve an unforgettable holiday meal, this Whole Chicken recipe is a must-have!


Blender To make the wet rub for this luscious chicken recipe you will need a blender. If you don’t have a blender you can make the rub in a food processor or with a mortar and pestle.

Air Fryer An air fryer is the key to the tasty texture in this delicious recipe! This handy appliance circulates heat around the food so that it cooks more evenly and quickly than in a standard oven.


Whole Chicken A whole chicken is the star of this Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer recipe. Choose a fresh whole chicken whenever possible but frozen is a great substitute.

Cilantro Coriander Cilantro is a delicious savory herb with a bright citrus-herbal finish that will leave you wanting more! Choose fresh cilantro to use in the wet rub that will make this chicken so rich!

Salt and Pepper Salt and pepper are a must-have when cooking fresh chicken. Choose fine-grain kosher or sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper.

Turmeric Curcuma – Turmeric adds color and delicious flavor to the chicken skin.

Paprika Paprika is a powdered peppery spice and it adds a ton of color and flavor to this chicken! Choose your favorite type of paprika sweet or smoky with work for this dish.

Garlic Garlic has a savory flavor that makes your mouth water! Choose fresh jarred, or dried minced garlic for this tasty dish.

Onion A fresh white or yellow onion is just right for this Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer recipe!

Olive Oil This ingredient is a nice lean cooking oil with a nice olive flavor. If you prefer you can swap the olive oil for another cooking oil but try to choose a natural cold-pressed oil to keep everything light and healthy!

Expert Tips for This Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer Recipe

● The leftovers of this luscious chicken can be used to prep weekly lunches or even tossed into low-carb pasta or salads!
● Since this chicken takes about an hour, you can use that time to prepare delicious sides like salad, broccoli, or low-carb pasta!

How to Serve Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer

This dish is a show-stopper! Serve this dish warm to bring some comforting elegance to your table. Make any night into a luxe affair by pairing this chicken with green beans, spinach, or your favorite low-carb rice.

How to Store Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer

  • To store, allow the chicken to cool completely and then wrap it up or place it in an airtight container. Leftovers of this elegant recipe can be refrigerated for up to 4 days.
  • This delicious chicken can be enjoyed cold, but if you prefer it to warm it’s easy to reheat! To reheat the whole chicken, place it in the air fryer at 350°F for 10 to 15 minutes or until warm throughout.
  • If you want to reheat slices of the chicken use the microwave. Place the meat on a microwave-safe plate. Heat for up to 2 minutes or until warm throughout.

Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer

Course Main Course


Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer Recipe


    • 1 Whole Chicken
    • 1 handful of coriander
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp pepper
    • ¼ tsp Turmeric Curcuma
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1 tbsp of minced garlic
    • 1 onion cut in quarters
    • 3 tbsp olive oil


    • In a small blender, combine the coriander, salt, pepper, turmeric (curcuma), paprika, minced garlic, onion, and olive oil.
    • Blend until smooth.
    • Massage the marinate onto the chicken, really getting it everywhere so every part of the chicken is fully coated in marinade.
    • Place the whole chicken in the air fryer for 30 minutes at 355°F/180°C, breast side up.
    • Turn the chicken around and air fry for another 30 minutes with the breast side down.
    • Let the chicken rest for a couple of minutes before you cut it.


    Keyword Air Fryer, Baked, Chicken, Low Calorie, Low carb, Quick & Easy

    Thank You!

    Thank you so much for reading this blog! I hope when you make this Whole Chicken in the Air Fryer recipe you enjoy it as much as me and my family did! If you do make this delicious dish, be sure to tag me on Instagram @pure_plates_recipes!

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