Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Dish Info

These Air Fryer Chicken Thighs are the ultimate easy weeknight recipe! With a punchy marinade that has just a handful of ingredients, this simple dish will keep your tastebuds singing. Chicken with a perfectly crispy crust and a tender interior is always a winner!


– ⅓ cup mayonnaise – ¼ cup avocado oil – 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard – 1 tablespoon lemon juice – 2 teaspoons dried thyme – 2 teaspoons sea salt – ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – 2 ½ pounds bone-in skin-on chicken thighs

– In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise, avocado oil, brown mustard, lemon juice, thyme, salt, and pepper.

– Place the chicken thighs in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over it. – Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.

– Place the chicken on a wire rack on top of a baking sheet and allow excess marinade to drip off for 15 minutes.

– Preheat the air fryer to 400° F. – Working in batches, place the chicken thighs skin side down in the air fryer.

– Cook for 8 minutes. – Flip and cook for another 8 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160° F.

– Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.