Air Fryer Fried Chicken


Air Fryer Fried Chicken

Air Fryer Fried Chicken
Air Fryer Fried Chicken

"Making fried chicken in the air fryer eliminates all the unnecessary excess oil from the equation while still leaving you with deliciously juicy, breaded chicken. Juicy on the inside, crispy golden on the outside, this air fryer fried chicken recipe covers all the steps to make a whole chicken including the thighs, wings, and breasts. The important thing to know about air fryer fried chicken is that each cut of meat will vary in cook time depending on the individual wing, thigh, and breast. Today we’re using a whole chicken so we can break it down nice and easy for you. "


Preparation Time5 min

Cooking Vessel Sizeair fryer, large mixing bowls


  • 6 pounds Whole Chicken
  • 6 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Seasoned Salt
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Seasoned Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Paprika
  1. Cut the chicken into 10 pieces: 2 wings, 2 legs, 2 thighs, and cut each breast in half for a total of 4 breast pieces.

  2. Add the chicken, buttermilk, and seasoned salt to a large bowl and toss to coat the chicken.

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