Brine and Marinade. That’s the secret for crispy-skinned, tender and juicy Air Fryer Chicken. My recipe is warm, savory, and deeply sweet with its rosemary and clove marinade. Perfect for those cold winter days.
air fried, air fryer, bone in chicken, crispy chicken, rotisserie chicken, whole chicken
For the brine:
2 1/2cupswarm water
5poundwhole chickenor similar size
For the marinade:
1 ½cupsplain fat free yogurt
Brine the chicken. In a large bowl, combine water, salt, and sugar. Whisk until salt and sugar are dissolved. Add chicken and let soak for 30 minutes. Remove, rinse, and pat dry. Let sit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
Prepare the marinade: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients for the marinade. Rub evenly over every surface of the chicken.
Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees F. Spray air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the chicken in the air fryer and cook 30 minutes. Turn the chicken over and cook another 30 minutes or until completely cooked through. Skin should be crispy.