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chicken thighs on a plate with lemons
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5 from 3 votes

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Easy and flavorful air fryer chicken thighs
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, chicken,
Servings: 6
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Heather


  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs See notes for bone in thighs
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Pat chicken thighs dry. Brush olive oil over thighs and top with lemon juice.
  • In a small bowl, mix together lemon pepper, garlic powder, paprika and salt. Sprinkle and rub spice mixture on both sides of thighs.
  • Place chicken in the air fryer basket. Cook at 380 degrees for 12 minutes. Check to make sure internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees F.



If using bone in thighs, cook for 20-25 minutes or until internal temperature is at least 165 degrees. 


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg