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chicken thighs in an air fryer basket
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5 from 4 votes

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs - Super Crispy!

These air fryer chicken thighs are ready in under 30 minutes, perfectly seasoned and perfectly crispy. Everything is better in the air fryer!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, recipe for chicken thighs in the air fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 239kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Bone in, skin on chicken thighs, trimed of excess fat and skin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon Smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 380F for 5 minutes. After pre-heating, spray with cooking spray.
  • Add the chicken thighs to a large zip-top bag or a bowl with a lid. Top with the kosher salt, smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano and onion powder. Shake to coat.
  • Place the chicken thighs in the air fryer, skin side down, for 12 minutes.
  • Turn your chicken thighs skin side up and cook for 10 minutes more. If you would like your chicken thighs super crispy. Cook for 4 minutes increments to get your desired crispness.
  • Thighs are done when an internal meat thermometer reads 165F. Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Protein: 32g | Fat: 11g