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Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 22 mins
Total Time: 27 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Bailey
Air fryer chicken thighs are perfectly seasoned with super crispy skin, and juicy, tender meat.
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  • 6 chicken thighs bone in, skin on
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped, garnish

Spice Rub

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt and pepper each
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional


  • Preheat air fryer to 380°F for 5 minutes.
  • Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towel. Brush with olive oil.
  • Combine spice rub ingredients in a small bowl. Coat chicken thighs.
  • Place chicken thighs skin side down into preheated air fryer basket. Air fry for 12 minutes. Flip chicken thighs, and cook an additional 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Rest for 5 minutes before serving, garnished with parsley.
Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 423mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 599IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg