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Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Tired of dried out bland chicken? Grab some boneless skinless chicken thighs and make these quick and easy Air Fryer Chicken Thighs for a delicious meal that won’t be boring!

chicken thighs on a plate with garnish

My Air Fryer Chicken Thighs are so versatile! They make a perfect main dish for a simple dinner. You could also chop them up and serve them in salads, bowls, tacos, etc. Use your imagination!

While chicken thighs contain more fat than breasts, they remain a good source of protein (which helps you feel full) and are a low-calorie option for your main dish. That extra fat in them makes chicken thighs more flavorful than chicken breasts.

Boneless chicken thighs make the meat easier to cook and eat than bone-in. Air Fryers take the guesswork out of perfectly cooked chicken that is always tender and juicy. (Always check that chicken is properly cooked before serving. Internal temp shoudl be 165 degrees F.)

package of raw chicken thighs

Ingredients You’ll Need To Make Chicken Thighs In An Air Fryer…

raw seasoned chicken thighs in air fryer

How To Make Chicken Thighs In An Air Fryer…

  1. spray chicken with a light coating of avocado oil spray
  2. sprinkle evenly with seasoning
  3. place in air fryer basket cook at 380 degrees for 10-15 minutes, flipping once, until cooked through
cooked chicken thighs in an air fryer

Pro Tips…

After chicken is cooked, chop it up and use it on salads, in bowls, tacos, etc.

Adjust the flavor of your chicken by swapping out seasonings. I like the zip of my Homemade Fajita Seasoning. For some variety, try my Homemade Memphis Rub or Homemade Cajun Seasoning.

Be safe! Chicken should be cooked to an internal temp of 165 degrees F. Always use a food thermometer to see if the chicken has been fully cooked.

Do I need to flip the chicken in the air fryer? YES! To ensure evenly cooked chicken, I recommend flipping the thighs halfway through the cooking time.

Can I put the chicken thighs in frozen? Yes, you can! However, you will need to add extra time for this. Additional cooking time of 8-10 minutes should be enough.

**Always use a meat thermometer to ensure your chicken is fully cooked!**

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Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

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Tired of dried out bland chicken? Grab some boneless skinless chicken thighs and make these quick and easy Air Fryer Chicken Thighs for a delicious meal that won't be boring!
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon homemade fajita seasoning
  • avocado oil spray

Instructions

  • spray chicken with a light coating of avocado oil spray
  • sprinkle evenly with seasoning
  • place in air fryer basket
  • cook at 380 degrees for 10-15 minutes, flipping once, until cooked through

Notes

  • Use on salads, in bowls, tacos, etc.
  • Adjust flavor by swapping out seasonings
  • Chicken should be cooked to internal temp of 165 degrees F
  • Flip half way through cooking time to ensure even cooking
  • Frozen chicken: add 8-10 minutes, check for internal temp of 165 degrees F
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4

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