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Air Fryer Whole Chicken | Cajun Butter Chicken

Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 people


  • 3-4 lb whole chicken
  • 16 oz jar Louisiana Cajun Butter Injectable Marinade
  • 2 TBS Chef Paul poultry seasoning or use your favorite
  • 1 TBS onion powder
  • 1 TBS garlic powder
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 2 TBS softened butter


  1. Rinse chicken with water and pat dry with paper towels
  2. Inject each part of the chicken with one full syringe of the Cajun Butter marinade.
  3. Place chicken in a marinading bag or freezer bag and pour the remaining marinade over the chicken
  4. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours or overnight
  5. Combine spices in a small bowl
  6. Mix 1 tsp of the spice mixture with the softened butter
  7. Remove the chicken from the bag
  8. Sprinkle the remaining spices evenly over the entire chicken
  9. Rub the butter mixture under the skin of the breasts of the chicken.
  10. Preheat the air fryer to 320 F
  11. Spray the basket with non stick cooking spray
  12. Place the chicken into the basket, breast side down.
  13. Air fry for 30 mins.
  14. Flip the chicken over and air fry for an additional 20 mins or until a meat thermometer registers 170 F
  15. Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  16. Enjoy!