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Ninja Foodi Review first look and crispy roast chicken recipe Sweet Savant America's best food blogger

Ninja Foodi Review first look and crispy roast chicken recipe

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • One 4.5 - 5 pound chicken
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned salt
  • Juice of 2 lemons about 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns optional
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil


  • Combine lemon juice, honey, water, salt, peppercorns, thyme, and garlic in the COOKING POT
  • Season the chicken inside, outside and underneath the skin with seasoned salt
  • Place the chicken in the AIR CRISP BASKET then place the air crisp basket into the cooking pot
  • Assemble the pressure lid making sure the pressure release valve is in the seal position
  • Select PRESSURE and set to hight (HI) for15 minutes then select START/STOP to begin
  • When the pressure cooking is complete quick release the pressure by carefully moving the pressure release valve to the VENT position
  • Carefully remove the lid when the unit has finished releasing pressure
  • Brush the chicken with canola oil
  • Close the CRISPING LID and select AIR CRISP.
  • Set the temperature to 400 degrees and set the time for 15 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin
  • Cook until the desired level of crispness has been reached adding up to 5 additional minutes
  • The USDA recommends cooking chicken to 165 degrees as measured in the thigh. I like to cook my chicken until it reaches 170 degrees in the thigh.
  • Carefully remove the chicken from the air crisp basket
  • The juices in the bottom of the cooking pot make a delicious sauce.