Air Fryer Fried Roast Chicken with Gravy Recipe

Recipe Category: Chicken


Air Fryer Fried Roast Chicken With Gravy Recipe


Serves 4 to 6

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 (6½-pound) chicken
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Pre-heat the air fryer to 350ºF
  2. Combine the olive oil, paprika, mustard powder, sea salt and black pepper and brush the spice mixture all over the chicken
  3. Transfer the chicken to the air fryer basket, breast side up
  4. Air-fry at 350ºF for 30 minutes
  5. Turn the chicken over and air-fry for another 20 minutes
  6. When the time is up, turn the chicken back over so that the breast side is up, and air-fry for an additional 10 minutes to crisp the skin
  7. The internal temperature of the chicken should be 165ºF
  8. Remove the chicken from the air fryer basket and let it rest on a cutting board for 10 minutes
  9. Meanwhile, pour the drippings from the bottom of the air fryer drawer into a clear measuring cup, a clear bowl or a fat separator
  10. Let the drippings sit for a few minutes so that the fat rises to the surface
  11. Skim the fat off the top of liquid and pour the flavorful drippings into a saucepan
  12. Mix the cornstarch and water together in a small bowl and add to the drippings in the saucepan
  13. Bring the liquid to a boil to thicken and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  14. Carve the chicken and serve with the gravy

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