Air Fryer Southern-styled Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy and delicious way to cook chicken? Look no further than RecipesAllDay and our air fried chicken recipe! This dish is cooked in an air fryer, so it’s healthy and low-calorie, and it’s ready in just minutes. Our chicken is juicy and tender, and it’s perfect for a quick meal any day of the week.

air fryer southern style chicken

Air Fryer Southern - Style Chicken

Delicious air fried chicken
4 from 9 votes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine South African
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 cups crackers crushed
  • 1 tbsp parsley minced
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp rubbed sage
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 450 grams chicken cut up


  • If needed preheat your air fryer to 190°C (375F).
  • In a shallow bowl, mix the first 7 ingredients, placing the egg in a separate bowl.
  • Dip the chicken in egg, then in cracker mixture patting to help the coating adhere.
  • In batches, place the chicken in a single layer on a greased tray in an air fryer basket, and spray with cooking spray.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken and spray with cooking spray.
  • Cook until chicken is golden brown and juices run clear 10 - 20 minutes longers.
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