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whole chicken air fryer
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4.55 from 11 votes

Air fryer whole chicken

Healthy air fryer best whole chicken recipe rotisserie style! Crispy skin and juicy meat, this recipe is paleo, keto and whole30.Great beginner recipe, easy and fast.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer chicken, air fryer whole chicken
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 391kcal


  • Air fryer


  • 1 chicken
  • 1 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1 tspn dried basil
  • 1 tspn dried oregano
  • 1 tspn paprika
  • 1/2 tspn pepper
  • 1/2 tspn onion powder
  • chopped cilantro


  • Preheat air fryer to 360F. Wash the chicken and remove giblets.
  • Rub with the blend of spices (and cilantro) and place in to the air fryer basket breast side down.
  • Cook for 30 minutes and them carefully flip and cook for another 30 minutes.


Weight Watchers points ( all calculations are done by adding ingredients to Weight watchers app calculator). Points are per serving:
Chicken breast (skinless):
MyWW green plan 4 points, blue plan 1 points, purple 1 points
Chicken thigh (skinless):
MyWW green plan 3 points, blue plan 3 points, purple 3 points
Chicken wing:
MyWW green plan 2 points, blue plan 2 points, purple 2 points
Chicken drumstick (skinless):
MyWW green plan 2 points, blue plan 2 points, purple 2 points


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 336IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg