How To Cook Your Entire Christmas Dinner In An Air Fryer

To me, the air fryer started off as nothing more than a healthier way to cook chips – saving some sunflower oil, along with a few calories here and there – but now, it’s safe to say that the country is in a full-blown air frying revolution.

How To Cook Your Entire Christmas Dinner In An Air Fryer

Folks, I am here to tell you that you can, indeed, cook an entire roast dinner in an air fryer.

First Things First: Can You Actually Cook A Roast Dinner In An Air Fryer?

Even though it’s a great option when it comes to cooking capacity, if you live in a small space – and I definitely do – the Ninja 9-in-1 takes up a lot of room.

What Size Air Fryer Is Needed To Cook A Roast Dinner?

At the halfway point I still wasn’t feeling nervous, mostly because of the mouth-watering aroma that was filling my house.

Taste Testing The Roast

The Ninja multi-cooker has a wattage of 1,460 and the air fryer was on and in use for 35 minutes (including five minutes of preheating). Therefore, cooking my roast chicken with this appliance cost me just under 20p.

How much did I save on my energy bills?

The roast chicken tasted amazing, if I do say so myself. It was succulent, tender and juicy at the breast, with a crispy skin and perfectly cooked drumsticks and wings to boot.

The Final Verdict

Ingredients: For the roast chicken and trimmings: 1 whole chicken (weighing approximately 1.2kg) 8 carrots 6 medium potatoes 4 parsnips 4 Yorkshire puddings Handful of Brussels sprouts Oil Salt and pepper, to taste

Roast Chicken In An Air Fryer Recipe

For the gravy: 4 tsp Bisto chicken gravy granules 150ml water

Roast Chicken In An Air Fryer Recipe

Method: 1. Preheat your air fryer for five minutes, while you peel and chop your vegetables. 2. Lightly brush some oil of your choice over the potatoes, parsnips, carrots and Brussels sprouts. Season with salt and pepper.

Roast Chicken In An Air Fryer Recipe

3. Mix rosemary and oregano with oil and brush over the chicken, before placing inside the preheated air fryer. 4. Add your vegetables and set to the “roast” setting for 30 minutes. 5. Check on your roast halfway through and flip the chicken to get an even, crispy skin.

Roast Chicken In An Air Fryer Recipe

6. A few minutes before the timer goes off, add your Yorkshire puddings on top. 7. Carve the chicken and plate up your roast dinner. Boil the water and mix with gravy granules before pouring over your roast. Enjoy.

Roast Chicken In An Air Fryer Recipe

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