KFC Fried Chicken

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Health Grill & Air Fryer AG301
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total time: 1h 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

KFC Fried Chicken

How to make crispy delicious KFC style Recipe Chicken at home in an air fryer!

Recipe tags


Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs

  • 2 lb Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs
  • 1 Egg
  • 250ml Buttermilk

Seasoned Flour

  • 275g Plain Flour
  • NADA Salt
  • 2 tsp dry Thyme
  • 2 tsp dry Basil
  • 1 tsp dry Oregano
  • 2 tsp Celery
  • NADA Salt (Optional)
  • 1 tsp dry Mustard
  • 3 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Granules
  • 2 tsp ground White Pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground Black Pepper

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  • Step 1

    Add the buttermilk and egg to a large bowl and whisk to combine. Add the chicken to the bowling leave for at least 30 minutes. Save the Buttermilk.

  • Step 2

    Combine the flour and all the ingredients under seasoned flour to a large bowl and whisk together. Add 4 -5 tbsp Buttermilk to the Flour and mix through.

  • Step 3

    Shake the excess liquid from the Chicken and add to the Flour. Repeat with all the Chicken and if possible leave for 30 minutes to stand before continuing.

  • Step 4

    Preheat the Air Fryer at 180C.

  • Step 5

    Spray the dredged Chicken with Vegetable Oil, then air fry for 20 minutes. Turn the Chicken, spray again and cook for a further 20 minutes. Check at the 25 – 30 minute mark if your Chicken pieces are small.