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Crispy Low-Fat Fried Chicken

An air fryer is the secret to this juicy and crispy low-fat fried chicken.
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, fried chicken, low fat fried chicken
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 665kcal


  • 1 whole chicken cut up, or equivalent parts
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tbs hot sauce
  • 1 cup seasoned flour such as Kentucky Kernel flour
  • oil for spraying


  • Mix buttermilk and hot sauce.
  • Place chicken in a large bowl and pour the buttermilk mixture over it. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Put the seasoned flour either in a large bowl or plastic bag. Dredge chicken in the flour.
  • Place chicken in the air fryer basket; spray with oil and cook at 380 degrees F for 30 minutes, turning the chicken half way through the cook time and spraying the turned side with oil.


Calories: 665kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 3072mg | Potassium: 522mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 22mg