10 Air Fryer Chicken Thigh Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight
The air fryer is your gateway to chicken thighs that are succulent and juicy on the inside, but perfectly crisp on the outside. Plus, lower oil content makes them a healthier alternative to traditionally fried chicken. From keto recipes made with low-carb ingredients to restaurant-worthy dinners that will wow even the pickiest of eaters, you'll find a new go-to weeknight meal in this collection of our best air fryer chicken thigh recipes.
Air Fryer Stuffed Chicken Thighs
Keto Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs in the Air Fryer
Air Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Thighs
Here's a simple recipe that calls for basic ingredients you probably already have on hand. A flavorful butter — made with garlic, thyme, and basil — is the perfect finishing touch.
Air Fryer Chicken Thighs
This quick and easy dinner is ready in just half an hour. Simply seasoned with smoked paprika and garlic powder, these chicken thighs are perfectly juicy and crispy.
Air Fryer Honey-Cajun Chicken Thighs
Air Fryer Sesame Chicken Thighs
A flavorful sauce made with sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, sriracha, and rice vinegar works beautifully with these air-fried chicken thighs. Top with green onions and toasted sesame seeds.
Air Fryer Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Air Fried Maple Chicken Thighs
A buttermilk-maple syrup marinade is perfectly complemented by a coating made with two types of paprika (sweet and smoked), cayenne pepper, and honey powder.
Air Fryer Chicken Thigh Schnitzel
It couldn't be easier to prep these chicken thighs with just five pantry staples: seasoned bread crumbs, salt, black pepper, flour, and a beaten egg.