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Whole Air Fryer Duck

Tender, delicious, and Juicy Air Fryer Duck that’s golden crispy on the outside and moist and delicate on the inside.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 437kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 Whole Duck About 3-4 Pounds
  • 1 ½ tsp. Kosher Salt or to taste
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Parsley
  • 4 tsp. Dried Basil
  • 2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 3 tsp. Paprika
  • 3 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • 3 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp. Ginger Powder
  • 1 tbsp. olive Oil


  • Wash and pat dry your duck. Set aside in a large bowl or platter.
    In a medium size bowl, add the remaining ingredients (seasoning).
    Mix well.
    Pour the seasoning base on the duck and apply the rub inside and on top as well as the bottom of the duck.
    Allow to marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
    step by step guide
  • Preheat your air fryer to 325°F.
    Place the duck in the air fryer basket and pour the leftover seasoning from the marinating bowl onto the bird.
    Air fryer for 1 hour and 40 minutes. Be sure to rotate the bird midway for even cooking.
    Your Duck is ready and safe to eat when the internal temperature reaches 165°F with a food thermometer.
    Cooked duck on cooling rack


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Calories are estimated per serving. 
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Serving: 4Servings | Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1378mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 24mg