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chicken thighs air fryer

Crispy and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Thighs Recipe

Say goodbye to boring chicken thigh recipes. This air fryer chicken thigh recipe will blow your mind! It is so tasty and flavorful. This dish is healthy, and the best part is it is all made in the air fryer. You need to make this today.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: makes 4 chicken thighs 1x



4 chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on)

2 tbsp neutral oil

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

Roasted Vegetables

1/2 cup Brussell sprouts

1/2 cup cauliflower

half of red onion

1 tbsp neutral oil

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper


Preheat Your Air Fryer: 

Prepare the Chicken Thighs:

Cook the Chicken First:

Prepare the Roasted Vegetables:

Cook the Chicken and Vegetables:

Check for Doneness:


If you don’t have an air fryer roast the chicken thighs with the vegetables for a delicious sheet pan meal. Roast at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, flipping the chicken halfway. 

*Internal temp of the chicken should be at 165 degrees.


  • Pat dry the chicken with paper towels. This will make sure you have crispy skin.


  • Air fry skin side down first. Flip it halfway to get the top nice and crispy.


  • Cut the vegetables roughly the same size to get a even cooking.
  • Author: Carmen Spillette
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: mains
  • Method: air fry
  • Cuisine: american

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