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air fryer chicken thighs

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs are covered in herbs, ground mustard, chili powder, paprika, and olive oil, before being air-fried to crispy perfection!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 347 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 7-8 chicken thighs bone-in and skin on, you can also use chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian dried herbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons very finely grated parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley and dipping sauce for serving


  1. Preheat air fryer to 370 degrees F.
  2. Mix seasoning ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. Place chicken in a large bowl and toss with olive oil.
  4. Add the seasoning to the chicken and toss to coat well.
  5. Place the thighs in a single layer in the air fryer basket, skin side down, and at least 1-2 inches apart, cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Flip and cook an additional 10-15 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F and the skin is crispy.
  7. Serve with your favorite sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 130mg43%
Sodium 132mg6%
Potassium 322mg9%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 716IU14%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.