Air Fryer Chicken Inasal

This chicken inasal recipe takes the grill out of the equation by using the indoor-friendly air fryer.
Difficulty
Easy
Servings
4 servings
Marinate
24 Hrs
Active Time
30 Mins

Good news for cooks who don't have a grill: You can make chicken inasal in the air fryer!

You won't get that smoky flavor from open-fire grilling. But this easy recipe more than makes up for it with sheer convenience. The chicken, marinated in a tangy mix of lemongrass, calamansi, and coconut vinegar, cooks wonderfully in the air fryer. Basting the chicken with atsuete butter produces a richly roasted skin in that trademark inasal-orange color.

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What is Inasal?
Inasal means broiled or grilled in Ilonggo, same as litson in Tagalog. A large cut of meat, often chicken, is marinated in calamansi, lemongrass, and vinegar before grilling over red-hot charcoal. Annatto oil gives inasal its distinct reddish-orange color.

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