(Un)Traditional Fried Chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Cooking for Two with Your Air Fryer: One Convenient Appliance, 75 Perfectly Portioned Recipes

By Drew Maresco

Published 2022

  • About

Does anything hit the spot like fried chicken? The air fryer removes the guilt from this guilty pleasure while sacrificing nothing! To get the crispy exterior you’re used to, you will still need some oil but it’s substantially less than if you were deep-frying it.


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon



  1. In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, and Italian seasoning. Season the chicken with half of the spice mixture and set aside.
  2. In a large resealable bag, mix together the flour, baking powder, cornstarch, and the remaining spice mix. In a medium bowl, beat the egg, hot sauce, and milk together.