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air fryer Cornish hens out of the air fryer
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Air Fryer Cornish Hens - Rotisserie Style

Air Fryer Cornish Hens is a gourmet dinner, straight out of the Air Fryer! Crispy outside and tender and juicy inside makes this the perfect recipe for those fancier family gatherings or just a weekday meal! Faster/easier than oven-roasted and packed with so much flavor... makes this a must-have recipe for your keto kitchen!
1 Net Carb for ½ a Cornish Hen
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Chicken recipe, Air fryer recipes, chicken for dinner, easy, easy chicken recipe, gluten free, recipe for cornish hens
Servings: 4
Calories: 400kcal



  • Spray the inside of the air fryer with cooking spray.
  • Combine the avocado oil, and all of the seasongs in a small bowl.
  • Rub the seasoning evenly over both hens. You can even lift up the breast skin and rub some seasoning directly on the breast meat for even more flavor.
  • Place in the air fryer breast side down and cook at 360F for 35 minutes.
  • Flip the hens and cook for an additional 10 minutes to get the skin crispy.
  • The hens are finished when the internal temperature is 165F.


Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 7g