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Herb Roasted Chicken in the Ninja Foodi

  • Author: smileyspoints


Herb roasted chicken cooked in the Ninja Foodi with tender crisp


  • 1 5-7lbs whole chicken
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup Splenda (your favorite sugar substitute. Or use honey don't forget to count your points :))
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder (you can use fresh garlic cloves crushed)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (use your favorite oil πŸ™‚ or cooking spray)
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp chili seasonings


  1. Clean your chicken, removing the giblets and neck. rinse well, tie legs together using cooking string.
  2. Place peppercorns and garlic into the pot (if you used fresh garlic)
  3. In a small bowl mix together lemon juice, how water,sweetener, and salt pour mixture into the pot (if using garlic powder add it here)
  4. Place chicken into the air crisp basket and put it into the pot
  5. Place pressure cook lid on and make sure the valve is in the seal position.
  6. Pressure cook on high for 20 minutes
  7. Quick release and remove the lid
  8. Brush chicken with oil or spray with cooking spray
  9. season with salt, pepper, smoked paprika and chile seasonings
  10. close the crisping lidset temp. to 400 degrees and set time to 30 minutes
  11. at 25 minutes check to see if it is crisp enough for you if not close the lid and let it cook the additional 5 minutes.
  12. Remove chicken and let it rest for 10-15 minutes, Enoy
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American