Buttermilk Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken

This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious. It’s so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!

This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious, and it's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!
Air Fryer Whole Chicken

This easy weeknight whole chicken in air fryer recipe is delicious and family-friendly! So good, you’ll want to make it again and again! Out of all my air fryer recipes, this one has become a weekly staple. If you don’t have an air fryer, you can bake this in the oven too, or try this Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Rosemary.

This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious, and it's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!

This Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken recipe was adapted from Samin Nosrat’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat (affil link). It’s so good I’ve been making it weekly on those nights I don’t feel like cooking because it’s effortless. Her recipe, inspired by Southern fried chicken which is marinated overnight in buttermilk before frying, uses a whole chicken instead, no deep frying and no flour. She bakes hers in the oven, but the air fryer is so much much faster, and bonus no heating up the kitchen. The buttermilk and salt tenderizes the meat making the chicken so juicy chicken, with beautifully browned skin. Serve it alongside a simple summer tomato salad, chopped Feta salad or quick cabbage slaw.

How to Cook an Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken

  • For best results marinate the chicken 24 hours.
  • You’ll need an air fryer with a large enough basket to hold the chicken. I used the Skinnytaste Vremi Air Fryer (affil link) which has a 5.8 quart basket.
  • If you don’t have a large air fryer, you can make this recipe with on the bone chicken breast with skin. Reduce the cook time as needed.

Reasons I love my air fryer:

  • Food comes out so much crispier than it does in my oven.
  • It takes only three minutes to preheat, it doesn’t heat up the kitchen.
  • It’s safer and healthier than deep frying and it doesn’t smoke up the whole house.
  • The air fryer has now replaced my oven on most weekdays and nights, whether making hard boiled eggs, whipping up a side dish, heating up leftovers, or making dinner.

In fact, I love it so much I decided to partner with Vremi to create an air fryer with improvements from the one I previously owned. With a larger basket, built-in presets to make life a bit easier, easy-to-clean PFOA-free nonstick coating, and of course, making it dishwasher safe which is how Skinnytaste by Vremi Air Fryer and the Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook came about.

How To Make an Air Fryer Whole Chicken

This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious. It's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious. It's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious, and it's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!

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This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious, and it's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!
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Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken

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329 Cals 50 Protein 1 Carbs 12.5 Fats
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 50 mins
Marinate Time: 1 d
Total Time: 1 d 55 mins
Yield: 4
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: American
This Buttermilk-Marinated Air Fryer Whole Roasted Chicken comes out unbelievably juicy and delicious. It's so easy to make, just 3 ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 3 pound trimmed whole chicken
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pint 1% buttermilk

Instructions

  • The day before you want to cook the chicken, season the chicken generously with 2 teaspoons kosher salt and let it sit for 30 minutes. Tightly tie together the legs of the chicken with a piece of butcher’s twine.
  • Place the chicken in a large mixing bowl (large enough to hold the chickeand pour in the buttermilk. Cover tight and refrigerate overnight rotating the chicken half way so both sides gets marinated.
  • Remove the chicken from the fridge an hour before you plan to cook it, then remove the chicken from the buttermilk shaking excess and discarding the buttermilk.
  • When ready to cook, preheat the air fryer 350 3 minutes. Transfer the chicken to the air fryer basket (at least 5.8 quart) belly side down. Season the top of the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Air fry about 25 minutes, until the top of the chicken is browned, then flip over, season the other side with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook 25 minutes, until golden and crisp and brown all over and the juices run clear when you insert a knife down to the bone between the leg and the thigh.
  • When the chicken’s done, remove it to a platter and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving and serving.
  • To bake in the oven, bake 400F until golden and crisp and brown all over and the juices run clear when you insert a knife down to the bone between the leg and the thigh, about 1 hour or longer if needed.

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Notes

Nutritional values are based on the whole chicken divided by 4 with no skin. Values will differ depending on what part of the chicken you eat, and if you eat the skin or not. Points will also vary with and without the skin, and which part of the chicken is consumed.
Nutrition Values per serving with skin:
Calories: 426 · Protein: 46g · Carbohydrate: 1g · Dietary Fiber: 0g · Total Sugars: 1g · Total Fat: 25.5g · Saturated Fat: 7g · Cholesterol: 144mg · Sodium: 153mg

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 chicken, Calories: 329kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 50g, Fat: 12.5g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 153mg, Sodium: 162mg, Sugar: 1g
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179 comments

  1. Winner winner chicken dinner!! I was somewhat intimidated by making a whole chicken. This was really easy and turned out so good. Thanks Gina!

  2. This is the best and easiest recipe. The chicken comes out perfectly cooked and is so moist. Better than a Costco chicken! Ha. Healthier too as only a couple of ingredients. I’ve made with a 3 pound and up to a 5 1/4 pound chicken (and just adjust time for larger bird). . Great flavorful easy do-over recipe. 

  3. I have the Ninja Flip so a chicken is too big.  I followed steps using fresh wings.  I air fried 400 for 30 minutes flipping half way through … check temperature if adjustments need to be made.   Really good! 

  4. Made this tonight and it was awesome. I just bought an air fryer so am still experimenting. Our electricity went out halfway through cooking time so I had to adjust and ended up cooking it about 6 minutes less than the recipe calls for. Could have been a miscalculation on my part or maybe my fryer cooks hotter than yours  but I would recommend checking on your chicken as I think mine would have burned. Thanks for all of your great recipes. Because of you, my family thinks I am an excellent cook. 

  5. Made this tonight and it was AMAZING!!! I forgot to marinate last night so started it this morning. Skin was crispy, inside was delish and juicy! 

  6. This turned out delicious!!!

  7. Can I replace the whole  chicken with a turkey breast?  If yes, how long do I cook in the air fryer or the oven?  I would love to make it for thanksgiving. 

  8. Hi
    So, breast-side up?

  9. I made this chicken was so surprised how well it was loved it. also mad the zucchini soup was so easy and all who tried it loved it these are the best recipes I have found on facebook.

  10. Divine. Only had a half pint of buttermilk but poured it in a gallon ziplock with my 5.5lb bird, cinched the air out, and turned it over a few times. This was so moist and juicy and pretty! I always fry brine the turkey at Thanksgiving – now thinking we should figure out how to do this buttermilk bath, too!

  11. Gina, I’ve been a fan of yours for years. I’ve had an air fryer for a while and have made a rotisserie chicken before, but decided to try your version. Delicious! Even my husband commented that he can’t wait for leftovers. We buy organic chickens from Costco, and it’s time to go up and get lots more. Easy and healthy. Thank you. The bones and skin will be saved and used for bone broth.

  12. Can you make this in a crockpot?

  13. So good. I used Greek yogurt and lemon. It was perfect, brown, juicy. Better than any whole chicken I’ve ever baked 😀

    • Can this be made dairy free? Not sure what I would use instead of buttermilk.

      • You can make a buttermilk by using what ever milk you choose and lemon juice but if you are just lactose intolerant you can use lactose free kefir.

  14. This is just an incredible recipe. I usually don’t eat chicken skin unless it’s fried and this skin was really good. Crispy and favorable! Chicken was so very tender. Thank you for sharing this!!!

  15. Super!!! Thank you for sharing this. Mine came out like the crispiness of a peking duck. Hubby said it’s delicious!

  16. How many ounces is each serving?

  17. This is as simple as it is delicious!  

    • Hi! I so want to make this for our Sunday family dinner – TONIGHT! Would this still be delish if it only marinated for say 4 hours?

  18. Oh my stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is Chicken Perfection!!! I was hoping my chicken would look as golden and delicious as yours. It did! The chicken was super tender and juicy and the taste was phenomenal! Thank you so very much for sharing your recipe! I will definitely be trying more of your culinary creations! 

  19. So simple and so good and juicy! I made it in my air fryer. My bird was a little under 4 pounds and I didn’t have any twine, so I didn’t bother with that part. Still came out great! I’ve always been too intimidated to cook a whole bird, but no more!

  20. Tasted like a semi-dry rotisserie chicken. No one in my family would eat the skin.  I followed The directions perfectly from beginning to end. Not sure what happened but won’t be making this again.

  21. This recipe is on REPEAT for our family. It’s SO simple yet comes out delicious, juicy, and flavorful every time. Bonus is how the skin looks when it’s done…and yes, it’s very tasty.

    Thank you Gina for ANOTHER great way to cook healthy, yet have flavor too.

  22. THIS IS DELICIOUS! U wanted to make something different from my regular rotation, and something that would be simple. Boy, did this exceed my expectations. I bought a chicken that was labeled 5 pounds, once I removed the giblets I weighed it again and it was 4 lbs. I added a little onion power and garlic powder to the recipe. My chicken marinated for 20 hours because I forgot to pre it earlier l, but it didn’t disappoint. Made this in my Ninja Air Fryer. I will definitely be making it again. 

  23. I love a lot of Skinnytaste recipes, but this is hands down the best one. So simple. I’ve never attempted to roast a whole chicken but this was so easy. It made the juiciest chicken breast I’ve ever had. 

  24. I have made this chicken twice and I have to say this is the best chicken I have ever tasted.. So  simple but so wonderful! The chicken is juicy and tasty and the skin is crisp and mahogany coloured. Wow, This  is perfect chicken. Leftovers are delicious as well. 

  25. In my Ninja air fryer, I opted for the “roast” setting instead of “air fry”, based on the product manual. Before cooking, I rubbed a little seasoned salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika on the skin. Well, I didn’t do an adequate job of checking the meat temperature, because upon carving I discovered that the white meat was perfect, but the dark meat wasn’t fully cooked. The skin was nice and crispy. So, I recommend trying this, but just be careful about checking the internal temperature.

  26. I absolutely love this chicken.  I have it for dinner one night and the leftovers are made into your chicken Waldorf  salad. Or your buffalo chicken salad.  

    Sometimes I add a lemon or stuff the insides with any leftover herbs I have in the fridge.  It’s simple, fast, delicious and efficient.

     GINA I make so many of your recipes but this is one of my all time favorites.  My family also loves your weekly meal plans.   

    Thank you.   

  27. This came out fantastic. Best meal I’ve made in the air fryer.  The skin was crisp and the chicken was moist and flavorful. I did add chili garlic salt instead of plain kosher salt. Will make this again and again. 

  28. This was delicious….so moist. I don’t have an air fryer yet, so followed the oven directions and used a cast iron pot. I also added some dry seasonings. Will definitely make this again..

  29. My chicken is 5 1/2 pounds- how long would I cook it in the airfryer? ( your recipe calls for a 3 pound chicken which was not available at my grocery store).

  30. Would this be the same if I use my Breville Smart Oven air fry?

    • I used the Brevilla and it was perfect. Just use the baking pan and rack because there would be too many juices falling on the elements. It was PERFECT! 

  31. Hello,
    My airfryer is smaller. Can I fry 1/2 of a chicken using this method?

  32. The outside was cooked great but the inside was raw.  Did I do something wrong? I used my air fryer 

  33. Probably the best roast chicken I have ever made. Using a high quality organic chicken is a must. So much cleaner tasting. Thanks Gina. I’ve been following your recipes since 2014 and this is the first time I’ve been compelled to comment. So good! 

  34. Delicious!!

  35. I have a Power Airfryer with a rotisserie option. Are there any changes I need to make on cooking time. I can use the rotisserie or I can rest it on one of the racks so I shouldn’t need to turn it. Suggestions please…

  36. Do you have a non-dairy rec for the buttermilk?

    • If it’s the lactose that’s a problem, and can tolerate yogurt, I’ve read that plain yogurt can be substituted, although I’ve never tried it. Otherwise, you might consider brining the chicken, instead.

    • You can make your own buttermilk by adding a tablespoon of vingear to whatever milk substitute you use.

  37. This was so good! I will definitely be making it again! 

  38. Can you leave raw chicken out of the fridge for one hour??

    • Yes, the “danger zone” is at 4 hours. Imagine grocery shopping. If you don’t get colds then frozen last there’s a big chance your meats could be unregenerate for an hour.

  39. My husband has never been a fan of roasted whole chicken… until now! We can’t stop eating this. It will be on regular rotation in our house. Thank you, Gina.

  40. SO easy and SO juicy and flavorful! I’ll be making this often!

  41. This was just OK for us – made a 5 lb chicken so was maybe a bit too big for my 5.8 qt. air fryer so browned very quickly so had to cover with foil but skin was not as crispy as I would like. Chicken was juicy but I’ve made chicken in air fryer without buttermilk and I didn’t notice a difference (just made a dry rub with a little oil and spices). Not worth the extra work/time, in my opinion.

  42. I didn’t have buttermilk so I soaked it in 3 tablespoons of kosher salt,  I seasoned with a packet of  Sazon And I lifted up all the skin from the thighs breast and as much as I could underneath and removed all the attached fat and left the skin only so I could eat it and not feel too guilty LOL and since I had close to a 5 pound chicken I cooked it for one hour flipping at 30 minutes, this was absolutely delicious, Next time I will try it with the buttermilk.  It’s amazing how much the chicken shrunk because I waited after it was done and it was almost 3 1/2 pounds but that’s fine for me I am alone.

  43. First time I used a kosher chicken which was delicious (didn’t use salt).  Then I tried a Perdue chicken because it was less expensive and it didn’t taste as good.  Then I used a Fairway organic chicken and it was so good.   Mine looked just like Gina’s picture.  I eat it all week in salads, sandwiches and then chicken salad. Great recipe.    

  44. Do you rinse off the salt before soaking it in the buttermilk?

  45. OMG!  This was so good! I marinated the chicken overnight until the next day.   At 4 PM on the next day, I took it out, drained the marinade and let it sit 45 minutes.  I don’t have an air fryer. But I used my Nwwave oven since it was so hot here outside. Cooked a 4.84 lb. chicken for 65 minutes turning it over half way.  Checked it with temperature gauge and then let it sit for about 15 minutes. So moist and juicy.  Perfect!  Will use this method again. Thank you GINA!!

  46. Easy to make and tasted great!  Love this recipe! On our favorite list 

  47. Delicious and easy! I started marinating this morning and it came out so juicy and flavorful.

  48. Yum!! Cooked a 4+pounder, added extra time. Delicious! Your air fryer rocks!

  49. I gave this a 4 instead of 5 stars because it took about 40 more minutes than stated to cook besides that i would do it again 

  50. I have a whole chicken that I need to cook TONIGHT. If I marinate for about 6 hours, do you think this will come out all right? Looks delicious. 🙂

  51. Gina I couldn’t wait to try this recipe so I ran to the store but only to find whole chickens over 3 pounds the lowest weight I could find was just under 6 pounds what do you suggest the cooking time?  By the way I love all of your recipes!

  52. I made this last night. Was just delish. Couldn’t find a 3 lb chicken, so used a 4 lb, just added a little more time. I will be using my Skinny Taste air fryer for many more things. Just the perfect size for the two of us. Can’t wait to try chicken wings. Football season is right around the corner and we always do wings for Browns Sunday.
    PS: For some reason it won’t let me mark the stars for a rating, just so everyone knows, I rate this 5 stars!!!

  53. I have the air fryer that has the paddle to rotate food if I put pieces of chicken in instead of whole chicken why does it have to have bone in ?

  54. Are there directions for oven or instant pot?

  55. This a “shut your face this is so delicious” kind of recipe. Honestly everything was perfect. Crispy but juicy. Will be making those again for sure. 

  56. I’ve never soaked anything in buttermilk before so used some bone in, skinless thighs this week. Cooked in the air fryer and finished with a little BBQ sauce. The chicken was so moist and delicious. Thanks Gina. 

  57. This was amazing! The cook time was exactly 50 minutes for me and I let it rest for 10-15. I have never cooked a chicken so successfully. I will definitely be making this juicy dish again!

  58. Used bone in thighs. Simply delicious.

    • What time did you cook the thighs for? I was thinking of doing this too since I don’t think my air fryer is large enough for a whole chicken.

  59. What point value would you give for no skin? And with? 

  60. Thank you Gina for this recipe. Very juicy and delicious.  To soak the chicken in the buttermilk I used a large cylinder-shaped plastic Rubbermaid pitcher, covered with its lid..  That shape container  fit better in my refrigerator. The whole chicken just slid right in and was evenly coated.  

    My air fryer is a little smaller, so I cut the whole raw chicken into 2 separate halves after it soaked. I cooked 1/2 of the bird at a time in the air fryer.   For each half of chicken it took about 40 min total at 350 degrees, turning the chicken half over after 20 min.  The internal digital temperature was done..  Nice crisp skin and juicy meat.  Maybe I’ll try a Cornish Game Hen sometime.  It’s just the two of us here. 

  61. Wow, Didn’t know I was capable of producing a crispy looking chicken! Amazing in the skinny taste air fryer. I looked for a three pound chicken and the smallest I could come up with at least at the store I was in was an almost 4 pound free range chicken. The Skinny taste Air fryer accomodated it just fine. The time worked out 25 minutes on each side even though my chicken was almost 4 pounds. Unbelievable juicey chicken with mild flavor. Thank you!

  62. I love this recipe

  63. This post is very healthfull of all

  64. I made this last night and it was delicious! I will definitely make it again, but next time I will use less salt. Thanks again, Gina!

  65. Hi- I have a 4lb chicken , would the time be increased about 8 min more a side? I’d hate to over/under cook it…

    • Impossible to give you an exact time, best to use a thermometer

      • Ok, thank you for the reply! So far my first 2 air fryer recipes by skinny taste have been phenomenal. Hoping for success with this one:)

    • Hey Roxanne!

      We are doing this for Thanksgiving and also have a 4lb chicken. Do you recall how much time you added? 7-8 min makes sense to me since it’s 1/3 larger. Just curious if it worked out for you.

      Thanks!

  66. I accidentally got cultured buttermilk will that make a difference ? 

  67. Are any adjustments needed to make this in an oven-style air fryer? I have the Breville Smart Oven Air and would love to try this out.

    • I made this in my cuisinart air fryer toaster oven at the recommended temperature. I used a pre-cut up whole chicken so it would fit. Changed cook time to 15min + 15 min, checked internal temp and it was perfect. Absolutely delicious. 

  68. I just received your Air Fryer and this was the first recipe I made.  The chicken was delicious and moist.  I am very happy –  thanks

  69. only the second time using the air fryer but have noticed both times the either the temp is too hot or the time is too long…..anyone else have to adjust from the recipe???

  70. could you also add spices? If so, when would you??

  71. How long should I cook a 4 1/2 pound chicken?

  72. Amazing!!!! I love your recipes!   I couldn’t believe how juicy and delicious this chicken was.   And so easy!!  Winner winner, chicken dinner!

  73. The chicken turned out perfect, moist  and juicy.  My husband loved the crisp skin(me too!). Used the leftovers in a sandwich.

  74. Omg. I made this with 2 bone-in organic chicken breasts (15 min + 15 min) my kids were dubious, but everyone had seconds and admitted that they loved it. So GOOD! 

  75. When you take it out of the fridge an hour before, do you remove it from the milk or leave it marinating until ready to cook?

  76. Can you use this with a turkey breast? 

  77. This was outstanding! The chicken was juicy and flavorful. I understand not eating the skin, but really you should at least taste it. Really quick to prep and easy to cook, tastes amazing.

  78. Wow! This chicken is really delicious! I strained the drippings in the air fryer to make a quick gravy and served it with mashed potatoes and fresh green beans. My husband couldn’t believe how flavorful and moist the chicken was.

  79. I made this recipe. So easy and delicious. 

  80. I’m dairy free, what are the odds of it tasting just as delicious and working if I use a milk alternative like almond milk?

    • Not sure if it would work the same? Let us know!

    • Thinking of trying it df as well. Maybe almond milk mixed with a little lemon juice as the buttermilk? Did you try it?

    • I just made it today with oat milk – it has a more “milky” taste without The but almond flavor. Tastes fantastic!!

    • Found this on the internet,…..
      Marinade the chicken in a plain yogurt or buttermilk since it contains enzymes and acids. These enzymes and acids work together in order to break down the proteins allowing the chicken meat to become tenderer. This is the reason why chefs soak chicken in yogurt or milk overnight before cooking it.”

  81. How can I make this in my Breville Smart Pro Air?  Help please.  I didn’t see any reply earlier.  Thanks so much.

  82. My question may have gotten lost in the shuffle. Can I do this recipe with the breast only?

  83. A great recipe indeed; perfect for family gatherings or a small get-together for friends. It is a marvel how modern kitchen appliances are helping complex recipes become easier. They are also making them healthier at the same time, through less consumption of oil.

  84. Just made this tonight, and it was great. The chicken was very juicy and flavorful. I will definitely make it again, but I may add a few more seasonings to make it my own. The cooking time was spot on and will use it to if I roast a chicken again.

  85. These air fryer recipes have all been delicious! I have a non-cooking question though. Do you have any tricks for handling the fryer cleanup? Any marinades or juices get stuck on to the basket and I just end up scrubbing for ages to get it all off.

  86. Can this be made in a regular oven?

  87. I could not find low fat Buttermilk only fat free can I use it instead?

  88. Gina use the nutrition info and ww calculator to get the points value? Thanks

  89. Wow! This was fantastic! Incredibly moist and delicious. Salting early and substantially was important to the flavor. Thanks for converting this to an air fryer recipe! (I bought it and haven’t been good about actually using it.)

  90. What the the longest you amount of time you should let the chicken sit in the butter milk?

  91. What is the point value? I don’t see it anywhere on here. Thanks!

  92.  Do use use the same recipe if you are cooking in a ninja foodie? 

  93. Oh my gosh. I do not know where to start on this recipe. Super moist. Living in Arizona I want healthy roast as from UK. This chicken is it. Roast potatoes in my mini oven. Veg cooked . I will never cook a chicken any other way forget the oven. All air fryers differ on time. Mine for a 4lb organic chicken took 1 hour. I used a meat thermometer to check if done. 5 stars plus 5

  94. Just this week I have made two Skinnytaste chicken recipes that included marinating it in buttermilk. Both meals were outstanding! I’d really like to try this one as well. I do not have an air fryer and baked the other two chicken recipes in my oven.. Could you share if it is possible to make this in an oven, and, if so, at what temp and for how long?? Many thanks in advance for your help!

  95. Hi GINA, what temp and length of time if in oven on convection? 

  96. Hey Gina,
    The freestyle points didn’t post. Also does belly side down mean breast side down? Thanks!

  97. Hey Gina,
    The freestyle points didn’t post. Also does belly side down mean breast side down? 

  98. I loved Salt Fat Acid Heat. My family loves whole chickens!!! I also love the air fryer but never thought of to cook a whole chicken in the fryer. I am so excited about this. I think I am going to get a case of fryers (whole chickens) from my butcher just to make this once a week 😀 Thank you!!!

  99. This roasted chicken is beautiful, Gina! 

  100. This looks delicious but I don’t have an air fryer. Can it be adapted for the over? Thank you.

  101. Hi there! Can this recipe be done in a regular oven? If so, how? Thanks!

  102. I would love to try this recipe but I don’t have an air frier, can I make it in the oven instead ? If so, for how long and temperature  should I set the oven. Thanks a lot!

    • I have the same question. I don’t think my air fryer is large enough to hold a whole chicken and I’d prefer to make that than just the breast.

      • Yes to make it in the oven I would cook it 400°F and continue roasting for 10 minutes, until the chicken is brown all over and the juices run clear when you insert a knife down to the bone between the leg and the thigh. This may vary, about 1 hour give or take.

    • i asked this same question this morning, but apparently it was not approved for posting. i am hoping i will get an answer to my question via your posting.

  103. I’m curious, does the buttermilk flavor the chicken? I’ve never made a chicken with only a salt and no other herbs/spices. . However, I do not want to add extra seasonings and mess it up if the buttermilk already adds flavor.

  104. could you please include the instructions for baking in the oven?  haven’t made a decision about adding another appliance after the instant pot, but would like to try this in my oven or convection oven. thanks!

  105. I have a Breville Smart Pro Air.  How can I adapt this recipe for my Breville?  Thanks so much.  I love all your recipes.

  106. Can this be done in a regular oven?

  107. Lovely chicken recipe! I’ll invite my friends over for a snack, it looks so easy to prepare.

    In my recent trip to Portugal, I bought a delicious mango chutney from “meia duzia”… I’ll give it a try with this recipe.

    Thanks!

  108. Hi!
    Would I be able to make this recipe using only the breast instead of the whole chicken?

  109. Why is the nutritional value for skinless chicken but the recipe doesn’t mention the removal of the skin at all?
    It seems a bit disingenuous.
    We love your recipes and books but this seems odd.

    • You can cook with or without the skin. I have also included the nutrition values for the 1/4 of the chicken with skin in the notes of the recipe.

  110. This recipe looks delicious and healthy. I am surely going to try this one. Thanks for sharing it.

  111. Could you post oven directions?  Thanks in advance! 

  112. Ooh, this looks so tasty!! Do you think Cornish hens would work? My air fryer has a small basket. 

  113. If I don’t have an air fryer, how would I make this in the oven?

  114. You wrote, “If you don’t have a large air fryer, you can make this recipe with on the bone chicken breast with skin. Reduce the cook time as needed.” Is there a guide for air frying poultry by the pound and type of meat?  Thanks!