Hello food fans! I am here with a unique heavenly recipe! Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs is my top low carb air fried recipe.
Making these Crispy Chicken Thighs is easier than you think! Follow the simple steps of my recipe, and I guarantee that you will get a crispy skin on the outside and tender juiciness on the inside.
Tender and Juicy Chicken Thighs
Why You Will Love this Recipe?
Believe me, if you try this recipe, then you will be addicted to these extraordinary Chicken Thighs. Let's see why?
So Crispy: When you cook chicken thighs in the air fryer, you will get a scrumptious crispy skin on Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs.
Ready in 35 minutes: Effortlessly easy to make, this recipe needs about 35 minutes of your time.
Versatile: You can do the marinade according to the cuisine you love. Choose your flavorings according to your own flavor preferences.
Low carb: Marinated Chicken Thighs in Air Fryer is a good choice for those who are on a low carb diet.
Best Ways to Serve Air Fryer Fried Chicken Thighs
If you ask me about the best part of cooking, I'll tell you. It is when you devour your dish within few minutes enjoying pleasant flavors!
You can enjoy these air fried Chicken Thighs with many different side dishes.
Grilled veggies are a bright choice to pair with these Chicken Thighs. Air Fryer Crispy Broccoli with Parmesan is one of my optimum side dishes especially that it is also air fried.
Salads are also the perfect option to serve with chicken. Try serving these thighs with my Refreshing Pomegranate Salad and some Vermicelli Rice. You will not regret!
Looks So Yummy!
Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs Ingredients
Chicken thighs: Use large chicken thighs bone in, skin on. Rinse chicken well and trim the excess fat and skin.
Olive oil: It helps to make your chicken skin crispy.
Garlic powder and onion powder: They add a delicious taste to this recipe.
Black pepper: It adds a unique spicy taste to your chicken thighs.
Paprika: It gives an authentic flavor and a beautiful red color to chicken thighs.
Creole seasoning: You can use homemade creole seasoning or you can buy it. It gives your food a major boost in flavor.
Salt: It tenderizes the chicken and improves the flavor.
Parsley fresh or dry: Adding parsley is optional.
Don't Miss To Try This Amazing Recipe!
How to Benefit from Chicken Thighs Leftovers?
Since chicken is an essential ingredient in many recipes, you can benefit from Chicken Leftovers with any of these dishes:
Soups: You can benefit from chicken leftovers by using them in soups. Add them in soups like Chicken Taco Soup, Chicken Noodle Soup, etc.
Salads: You can use them to top salads like Mexican Grilled Chicken Salad, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, etc.
Sandwiches: Air fried chicken leftovers work well in sandwiches like Chicken Caesar Wraps, avocado chicken salad sandwich, etc.
Tips and Tricks
The best way to get crispy Air Fryer Chicken Thighs Bone In, Skin On is to pat them dry after rinsing. Pat drying before air frying helps to get rid of the moisture, and that will make your chicken skin crispy.
Make sure that you cover chicken thighs well with the marinade. It is better that you season chicken thighs 6-8 hours before cooking.
After 25 minutes of air frying chicken thighs, flip them and air fry for additional 10 minutes.
Cooked to Perfection!
Frequently Asked Questions
It depends on the size of the chicken thighs. Large chicken thighs take about 35 minutes to cook in an air fryer. Flip halfway through. However smaller ones will need less cook time.
The best temperature to cook Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs is 380 degrees F.
Cook until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Use a Meat Thermometer to measure the inside temperature.
To store your crispy air fryer chicken thighs leftovers, keep them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. You can remove the chicken from the bone before storing them.
You can warm the frozen Chicken Thighs leftovers in your air fryer. Just pop them back into the air fryer, or in the microwave, and cook them at the same temperature for 5 minutes.
Air Fryer Bone in Chicken Thighs is an easy recipe to make. You will need the following ingredients:
- large chicken thighs bone in, skin on (trim the excess fat and skin)
- olive oil
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- black pepper
- creole seasoning
- parsley /fresh or dry
Once you prepare your ingredients, you can start cooking Air Fryer Chicken Thighs Bone In, Skin On by following these simple steps:
First, preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees F for 5 minutes.
Next, clean and trim the excess fat and skin, and pat dry the chicken thighs.
Then, drizzle the chicken thighs with olive oil, sprinkle garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, creole seasoning, salt, and parsley. Now, toss until thoroughly coated with the seasonings.
After that, spray air fryer basket with cooking oil, and place chicken thighs in the air fryer, skin side up.
Finally, air fry chicken thighs for 25 minutes at 380 degrees F, turn the chicken thighs to skin side down, and air fry for ten more minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
Enjoy The Unique Flavor!
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Air Fryer Fried Chicken Thighs
- 4 large chicken thighs bone in, skin on (trim the excess fat and skin)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons parsley fresh or dry
- Preheat the Air fryer to 380 degrees F for 5 minutes.
- Clean and trim the excess fat and skin, and pat dry the chicken thighs.
- Drizzle the chicken thighs with olive oil, sprinkle garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, creole seasoning, salt, and parsley. Toss until thoroughly coated with the seasonings.
- Spray air fryer basket with cooking oil, and place chicken thighs in the air fryer, skin side up.
- Air fry chicken thighs for 25 minutes at 380 degrees F, turn the chicken thighs to skin side down, and air fry for ten more minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 F.
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