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5 Of the Best Air Fryer Rotisserie You'll Find Today

Though air fryers have been around for quite some time, they are only now gaining popularity as we all want a better way of cooking in these modern times.

Air fryers are smaller versions of your conventional oven; however, it uses rapid air circulation with heating elements that will cook your food faster and with less or no oil. The outcome is that the food is crispy on the outside while succulent on the inside.

Air fryers now comes with additional functions that combines two or more cooking methods in one device. These are known as Multifunctional air fryers and they are great time, money and space savers!

Best air fryer rotisserie for whole chicken

Everybody loves a rotisserie because the food is evenly cooked with a golden crispy outside layer biting into a juicy tender core. The general idea is that the food is put on a rod and rotates around while being cooked by a heat source.

So, the great news is that air fryers have now built this ability into their functions!

This type of air fryer is designed to have a rod inserted in the middle of the appliance. By using the spit forks, usually included, the meat is secured and rotates while the heat element and the airflow circulation technology does the cooking.

I have listed below are some of the best air fryer rotisseries I found on the market.

NuWave Brio Air Fryer + Grill

Where grilling is one of your most favorite form of cooking, but you don’t have the time to start up a barbeque on a busy work day, then the NuWave Brio air fryer + Grill is worth considering.

This air fryer is configured to offer air frying, rotisserie, grilling, roasting, baking, and dehydrating all in one device. NuWave has designed the interior so that the heated air is circulated around the food to obtain even heat distribution. The outcome is crispier on the outside while succulent on the inside.

An awesome accessory is the non-stick grill pan which further enhances the grilling process as it creates sear and grill marks on your food when the pan is heated. So, you can get the grilling experience without the smoke and mess.

Ease of use for consumers was definitely taken into account with the NuWave Brio. It has taken the guesswork out of setting the temperature for the food’s internal cooking by including an integrated temperature probe. You would simply set the temperature probe to the ideal temperature, for example chicken would be at 165 degrees Fahrenheit (73.89 degrees Celsius), and once the temperature is reached, the air fryer will switch off automatically.

If you are still uncertain with the temperatures, it even has an impressive 100 pre-set programs for you to try!

Product Specifications:

  • Product weight is 26 pounds (11.8 kilograms)
  • Product dimensions are 13 x 15.4 x 16.9 inches (33.02 x 39.12 x 42.93 centimeters)
  • Capacity is 15.5 quarts (14.67 liters)
  • The temperature range is 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.76 degrees Celsius) to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204.44 degrees Celsius)
  • Comes with 3 cooking racks, a rotisserie kit, integrated temperature probe, and drip tray
  • A grill pan is included when purchasing from some suppliers only

What consumers love:

  1. Relatively quiet while cooking
  2. Easy to clean as parts are dishwasher safe
  3. Grill pan is impressive
  4. Integrated temperature probe
  5. Easy to use
  6. Pre-set programs are useful
  7. Rotisserie function is excellent, especially for meat
  8. Can cook two meals as 2 trays can be inserted at once

Some factors to be aware of:

  1. Few consumers noted that the door seemed to come off when opening however other consumers have commented that there was a certain way to open the door which is to place your thumb on the front and pull with the other fingers.
  2. Caters for smaller chicken on the rotisserie

Overall customers rating: Great Buy

Instant Vortex Pro Air Fryer Oven

If you are looking for a little more than just an air fryer to have versatility when cooking your family meals, the Instant Vortex Pro air fryer oven hits the mark.

There are 9 pre-set programs that are manually adjustable to suit your tastes. The programs are air fry, rotisserie, bake, roast, dehydrate, toast, broil, proof and reheat.

The Vortex Pro is an ideal family sized air fryer rotisserie combo with a capacity of 10 quarts (9.5 liters). Its capacity can fit 2 cooking trays in one cooking session thereby facilitating multiple meals to be cooked at the same time.

There a few accessories that comes with in the box however they are enough to give you some versatility in your cooking.

Product Specifications:

  • Product weight is 17.53 pounds (7.95 kilograms)
  • Product dimensions are 13.75 x 14.37 x 13.23 inches (34.93 x 36.5 x 33.6 centimeters)
  • Model number is 140-3002-01
  • Capacity is 10 quarts (9.5 liters)
  • Temperature range is 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius) to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204.44 degrees Celsius)
  • Comes with 2 x air fryer trays, air fry basket, rotisserie spit and forks

What consumers love:

  1. User friendly digital interface
  2. Rotisserie function works well and great for meats
  3. Sleek and modern design
  4. Notify you to add food turn food
  5. Automatic stop/start when door is opened and closed
  6. Easy to use
  7. Easy to clean with dishwasher safe parts and door can be removed for cleaning

Some factors to be aware of:

  1. Food can get darker on the top row so place fast cooking ingredients on top rack
  2. Door feels loose because it can be removed for cleaning
  3. Plastic smell on first use so some users ran it at a high temperature for a few minutes before using it

Overall customers rating: Great Buy

Innsky Air Fryer Oven

The Innsky air fryer oven is one of the lighter air fryer rotisseries on the market at only 14.96 pounds (6.79kg) so it is portable. Therefore, if you need to move it around due to space or travelling reasons or you simply want to cook outdoors on a summer night, the weight will not be an issue.

Although it is lighter, it offers a capacity of 10.6 quarts (10 liters) which can cook meals for 6 people of more.

It has 10 pre-set programs that includes air fry, rotisserie, bake, broil, roast, toast, and dehydrate. Coupled with the accessories (like the mesh rack, rotisserie basket and shaft) you are bound to have enough options when cooking your meals.

Product Specifications:

  • Product weight is 14.96 pounds (6.79 kilograms)
  • Product dimensions are 14.2 x 11.4 x 14.3 inches (36.07 x 28.96 x 36.32 centimeters)
  • Model number is IS-AF001
  • Capacity is 10.6 quarts (10 liters)
  • Temperature range is 150 degrees Fahrenheit (65.56 degrees Celsius) to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204.44 degrees Celsius)
  • Comes with 2 mesh racks, rotisserie basket, rotisserie shaft, removal tool, drip tray, and 8 skewers

What consumers love:

  1. Modern and compact design
  2. Inner surface is made with stainless steel so there is no odor while cooking
  3. Automatic stop/start on opening and closing door
  4. Easy to operate
  5. Double layer feature enables two meals to be cooked at once
  6. Easy to clean with dishwasher safe parts and removable door
  7. Rotisserie function works well for meats

Some factors to be aware of:

  1. Some customers noted that the rotisserie shafts did not hold big chicken in place
  2. A few customers noted that the beeps are loud

Overall customers rating: Great Buy

Emeril Lagassa Everyday 360 Deluxe Air Fryer Oven

Emeril Lagassa is a well-known American celebrity chef so you know that this air fryer oven was designed to have your food cooked like a chef.

This air fryer oven uses 5 heating elements and a fan to circulate the hot air around your food thereby cooking it evenly. It has 12 built in pre-set programs which enables you to air fry, rotisserie, toast, roast, broil, bake, dehydrate, slow cook, bagel, pizza, reheat and warm.

A set of 9 pieces accessories comes with the air fryer oven that are designed to help you get the best cooking results out of this appliance. To top that, the Emeril Lagassa cookbook is included to get you cooking like a chef in less time.

On a final note, it has a capacity of 930 cubic inch (16.1 quarts| 15.24 liters), so it can definitely cook enough for big families or extended dinner guests.

Product Specifications:

  • Product weight is 22.7 pounds (10.3 kilograms)
  • Model number is 360 Deluxe
  • Capacity is 930 cubic inch (16.1 quarts| 15.24 liters)
  • Temperature range is 85 degrees Fahrenheit (29.44 degrees Celsius) to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204.44 degrees Celsius)
  • Comes with 3 x tray set, rotisserie spit and stand, bake pan, 2 x pizza rack, and drip pan

What consumers love:

  1. Interior light is bright
  2. Easy to use as controls are intuitive
  3. Door is marked to give indication of right rack height
  4. Controls for temperature are interchangeable between Fahrenheit and Celsius
  5. Convection fan and interior light can be switched on and off
  6. Emeril Laggassa cookbook has great recipes
  7. Relatively easy to clean

Some factors to be aware of:

  1. No notification between preheat and cooking time so food needs to be inside from preheating stage
  2. Loud whirling noise while cooking
  3. Outside of air fryer gets really hot after cooking and takes 15-20 minutes to cool down

Overall customers rating: Good Buy

PowerXL Pro

One of the smaller capacity air fryer rotisseries on the market is the Power XL Pro. With a capacity option of 6 quarts (5.68 liters) or 8 quarts (7.57 liters), it was designed for daily meal preparations for families of 4 to 6 people.

Although it is a smaller contender, it doesn’t come short in the versatility compartment. It aims to combine 7 most popular kitchen appliances into one with its crisp 360 degrees air circulation technology. Which is the air fryer, rotisserie, convection oven, deep fryers, oven toasters, dehydrators and pizza grills.

As the Power XL Pro was designed for everyday use, it has pre-set 8 programs for easy and convenient cooking at the touch of a button. These programs include air fry, roast, grill, bake, sauté, and steam.

The rotisserie function is a big plus for this family sized air fryer as this function is usually only offered with the bigger air fryers.

air fryer with rotisserie basket

Product Specifications:

  • Product weight is 19.1 pounds (8.66 kilograms)
  • Product dimensions are 14.96 x 13.4 x 14.56 inches (38 x 34.04 x 36.98 centimeters)
  • Model number is 6 QT Power Air Fryer Oven
  • Capacity is 6 quarts (5.68 liters)- there is also an 8 quarts (7.57 liters) option
  • Temperature range is 150 degrees Fahrenheit to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (65.56 degrees Celsius to 204.44 degrees Celsius)
  • Comes with 3 x racks, rotating mesh basket, rotisserie kit, and skewers

What consumers love:

  1. Easy to use
  2. Easy to clean with dishwasher safe parts
  3. Rotisserie function works as described and meats are done perfectly
  4. Ideal everyday air fryer oven as it heats up really fast

Some factors to be aware of:

  1. Smaller capacity compared to other air fryer rotisserie combos (only fits a 4 pound/ 1.82kg chicken)
  2. Some consumers noted that the beeps are loud

Overall customers rating: Good Buy

Conclusion

While a basic air fryer is a great way to cook faster meals with little or no oil, who wouldn’t love extra functions especially when rotisserie is one of them?

An air fryer rotisserie gives us an option to do a quick rotisserie with no mess or fuss. So, what are the main things to look out for when looking for your best suited air fryer rotisserie?

Countertop footprint

There is no denying that these air fryers would demand more countertop space than the average basic air fryer. Therefore, you would need to decide whether the ability to have extra functions would justify that extra countertop space.

Bear in mind that most of these air fryers also aims to replace a couple of kitchen appliances with the functions that they offer. Thus, it is worth considering whether you would like to buy one appliance that can do most of your cooking functions or even replace a couple of your current appliances.

Air Fryer Capacity

You can get an air fryer rotisserie in a range from 6 quarts (5.68 liters) to 20 quarts (18.93 liters).

Depending on your family size and the number of people you regularly cater for, you have a few options. It is worth noting that getting the next size up, from what you need, might be worthwhile just to give you that extra versatility.

Accessories included

When looking at the air fryer rotisserie take note of the accessories that it comes with. If you get the right accessories with the package, it would save you from extra costs and even the headache of trying to source it.

The additional functions

Where you are looking to have a multi-cooker to replace two or more appliances, you would like to identify what are your ideal primary cooking functions wanted.

Once you have this list, it would be a breeze to narrow down your top multifunctional air fryers and the rest would just be the bells and whistles.

Here’s a quick comparison of the top 2 air fryer rotisserie that we have reviewed above:

Specifications NuWave Brio Air Fryer + Grill Instant Vortex Pro
Weight
26 lbs. (11.8 kg)
17.53 lbs. (7.95kg)
Dimensions
13 x 15.4 x 16.9 inches (33.02 x 39.12 x 42.93 cm)
13.75 x 14.37 x 13.23 inches (34.93 x 36.5 x 33.6 cm)
Model #
Brio 15.5 Quarts
140-3002-01
Capacity
15.5 qt (14.67 L)
10 qt (9.5 L)
Maximum Temperature
400°F (204.44°C)
400°F (204.44°C)
Functions
air fry, rotisserie, grill, roast, bake, and dehydrate
air fry, rotisserie, bake, roast, dehydrate, toast, broil, proof and reheat
Accessories included
6 pieces
5 pieces
Overall rating
4.7 Stars
4.6 Stars

All in all, air fryers are one of the most wanted kitchen appliances in our busy lifestyle now and having extra functions would enhance the versatility of it.

So, you really can’t go wrong with getting one of them. The task is just identifying what your needs are and then getting the one that will make it all come true!