Air Fryer Chilli Chicken

Air Fryer Chilli Chicken

You can achieve really crispy chicken without deep frying by using this recipe for air fryer chilli chicken thighs! After giving your chicken thighs a dry rub, air fried them for around 16 minutes, rotating them midway. It really is that easy.

You and we both adore air-frying chicken thighs! One of our most well-liked recipes for air fryers is this one, and a tonne of you have cooked it time and time again, giving it 5-star ratings.

The air fryer is going to transform your life if you are used to cooking baked or grilled chicken thighs till they are delicious and crispy. I really do mean it when I say these are extremely crispy!

The best part is that you don’t need to use as much oil when cooking chicken thighs in an air fryer as you would when deep-frying them. Rather, you apply a small amount of drizzle and let the air fryer do the rest!

Just in Time
Ten minutes for preparation
20 minutes for cooking
30 minutes in total

ingredients  for Air Fryer Chili Chicken

  1. Bone-in chicken thighs, 2 pounds (we used 4)
    half a spoonful of powdered garlic
  2. Two tsp of paprika
  3. One tsp of dried thyme
  4. One-half teaspoon salt and two teaspoons brown sugar
  5. Two tsp olive oil
  6. One teaspoon of red pepper or chili flakes

instructions for Air Fryer Chili Chicken

  • Set the air fryer’s temperature to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • and apply non-stick cooking spray within the basket.
  • Use a paper towel to pat the chickens dry before preparing them.
  • A person is using a dishtowel to remove the skin from chicken breasts.
  • In a bowl, add the brown sugar, chilli flakes, dried thyme, paprika, garlic powder, and salt. Mix until well blended.
  • After that, cover the chicken thighs with the dry rub. Make sure the whole chicken thigh is coated with the dry rub.
    A white dish with seasoned chicken breasts on it.
  • After putting the chicken thighs in the air fryer, skin side down, coat them with olive oil. If your air fryer is small, you might need to do this in two batches.
  • Depending on the size of your thighs, cook the chicken for a further 6 to 10 minutes after flipping them after 8 minutes in the air fryer.
  • Take the chicken thighs out of the air fryer if the internal temperature reaches 160°F to 165°F and the skin is crispy. Cook the chicken thighs for a further two minutes if you want them to be crispier. Sit the chicken for three to five minutes, then serve.

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