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Air Fryer KFC Chicken

In this article we share 10 delicious copycat southern fried KFC chicken recipes. These are all homemade Kentucky Fried Chicken options that you can try today. The How To guide on how to make KFC style fried chicken with an Air Fryer.

By The Chicken Website / 22 June 2021
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This list of Air Fryer KFC Chicken recipes is the perfect place to level up your home cooking skills and satisfy your KFC cravings. This list shows you how to make the crunchiest, crispiest chicken possible using nothing but an air fryer!. These are a must-try for those of you who want to show off your culinary skills. You can tweak the recipes to whatever flavor you like best, and whatever that is, you’ll appreciate the crunch underneath.

Fried Chicken is always loved and a great hit when you have guests or are planning an event or a family treat on any weeknight. This list of unique recipes, PLUS video recipe!! gives you crispy, succulent and even healthy options for your air fried Southern Fried Chicken, all to please your tastebuds.

  • Air Fryer Southern Fried Chicken

    Southern cooking from-scratch can be downright intimidating. But! No worries. This video recipe is here to help guide you through each step! This recipe is produced by the talented Monique. This recipe takes roughly 40 minutes from start to finish. Ingredients are: 2 lbs chicken, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, cornstarch, eggs, hot sauce, milk/buttermilk and olive oil.

    Instructions
    1. Wash and dry chicken, set aside.
    2. In a bowl combine seasonings.
    3. Coat chicken generously with about a tablespoon of the spice mixture. (Add a splash of olive oil to the chicken to help distribute the spices if needed. Really rub it in!). Set aside.
    4. In a gallon-size plastic bag, mix together flour, cornstarch, and remaining spice mix. (VERY IMPORTANT: Flour SHOULD taste well-seasoned. Add in more spices and salt if needed) Set aside.
    5. In a large dish, mix together eggs, hot sauce, milk, and water.
    6. Coat chicken very lightly in the flour mixture, shaking off the excess.
    7. Place on a tray to allow time for some of the flour to absorb a little.
    8. Coat the chicken in the egg mixture (shaking off excess).
    9. Immediately, coat the chicken lightly in the flour mixture, shaking off excess.
    10. Let chicken rest for about 15 minutes so that some of the flour is absorbed.
    11. Use an oil mister or brush, to coat the chicken very lightly (all over) with olive oil.
    12. Place chicken in greased Air Fryer basket, allowing room for the air to flow all around the chicken. (do not crowd)
    13. Cook according to your air fryer, flipping halfway and brushing very lightly with more oil (if needed) so that no flour is visible. (I cooked on 350 F. for about 18 minutes)
    14. Remove and let chicken rest for about 5 minutes.
    15. Serve immediately. (Homemade air fried chicken does not stay crisp very long)
  • 1 / 10KFC Original Fried Chicken

    KFC Original Fried Chicken

    This copycat KFC fried chicken recipe which is 220 calories and ready in just 45 minutes teaches you all the steps needed to prepare KFC fried chicken at home to impress family and friends. If that sounds good to you, click through to this KFC Original Fried Chicken recipe to see the instructions.

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  • 2 / 10Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

    Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

    Are you a lover of KFC chicken Strips? Can you handle the heat? If so, this might be the recipe for you. This crispy chicken tenders recipe is ready in 30 minutes and serves 4 people and contains 53g of protein. 35 people have tried and liked this recipe. All you need to start is 5 ingredients so if that sounds good to you, head over to the recipe to see the instructions.

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  • 3 / 10Air Fried Chicken Tenders // Crispy + Delicious

    Air Fried Chicken Tenders // Crispy + Delicious

    Another KFC chicken tenders recipe here BUT with a cheesy twist. In this air fryer southern fried chicken recipe parmesan cheese is added to the mix for even more delicious flavour. Ready in 20 minutes and serving 4 people, it is a lovely recipe to share with friends and family.

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  • 4 / 10Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    This southern fried chicken breasts recipe is just what you need to impress family and friends. After making this once you won't need to go out to eat or order a takeaway to fulfil your KFC craving. This recipe is 280 calories and serves 4 people and is ready in 1h 25 minutes. Click through to the recipe to see the instructions so you can start making it today!

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  • 5 / 10Air Fryer Copycat KFC Chicken

    Air Fryer Copycat KFC Chicken

    This Air Fryer Copycat KFC Chicken requires about 50 minutes from start to finish. The recipe makes 4 servings with 698 calories, 48g of protein and 45g of fat. If you're craving some homemade kentucky fried chicken this could be the recipe for you. Click through to this recipe to see the instructions.

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  • 6 / 10Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    You can never have too many Southern recipes. This recipe in particular is a low carb southern fried chicken recipe. At 15g of carbohydrates it fits the ketogenic diet. This recipe takes about 40 minutes from start to finish and contains 437 calories and serves 4 people. An ideal meal for friends and family. If you want a keto breaded chicken recipe, then look no further and click through to this recipe to see the instructions.

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  • 7 / 10Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    If you are following a gluten free diet and looking for fried chicken without buttermilk then this KFC gluten free recipe could be the recipe for you. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. A mixture of brown sugar, garlic powder, kosher salt, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. This recipe takes around 3 hours 15 minutes from start to finish and contains 456 calories, 50g of carbohydrates and 30g of protein. If this all sounds good to you why not click through to the recipe to see the instructions.

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  • 8 / 10Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Do you have an air fryer and looking for the perfect buttermilk fried chicken air fryer recipe? Then this could be the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 807 calories, 45g of protein, and 43g of fat. A mixture of salt, seasoned salt, coating, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 40 minutes.

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  • 9 / 10Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Air Fryer Fried Chicken

    Looking for an air fryer chicken breast recipe? Look no further, as this super crispy delicious recipe might just be the Southern recipe you are searching for. One serving contains 491 calories, 59g of protein and 13g of fat. From start to finish this recipe takes around 30 minutes to make.

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  • 10 / 10Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

    Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

    Under 300 calories, this chicken strips in air fryer recipe could be the healthier fried chicken recipe you are looking for. This dairy free recipe has 278 calories, 32g of protein, and 8g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. If that all sounds good to you, click through to the recipe to start making it today!

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