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Recipe for air fryer whole chicken

Best Damn Air Fryer Whole Chicken

  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Cooked to absolute perfection, this air fryer whole chicken has the most savory seasoning, is tender and juicy on the inside, with a golden crispy skin on the outside.


  • 1 Whole chicken, 3.5 – 4lbs.
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1.5 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbs olive oil


  1. Preheat air fryer at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Mix all seasonings in a small bowl.
  2. Coat chicken with olive oil and rub seasoning mix all over chicken.
  3. Place chicken in air fryer breast side down, use air fry setting at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes.  Turn chicken breast side up and air fry at 350 for an additional 20 minutes. Internal temp should be 165 degrees F with an instant read thermometer.
  4. Let chicken rest for at least 5 minutes before serving.

Keywords: airfryer, chicken