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air fryer - lemon fried chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

The lemony chicken flavour is awesome. The skin is crispy and the meat inside is so tender and juicy. You just want to make this again.

(1 rating)
yield 4 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Air Fryer

Ingredients For air fryer - lemon fried chicken

  • 4
    chicken thighs with skin & bone
  • 4 slice
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 5 clove
    garlic, minced

How To Make air fryer - lemon fried chicken

  • 1
    Marinate: In a bowl add all ingredients except the chicken and lemon slices. Whisk together until thoroughly combined.
  • 2
    Add the chicken thighs to the Marinate and marinate for at least 1 hour or longer.
  • 3
    Heat the air fryer to 380F before adding the chicken thighs.
  • 4
    Add chicken thighs to the air fryer skin side down. Fry at 380F for 18 to 20 minutes. Half-way through cooking, turn the chicken thighs over, skin side up, and add a slice of lemon to the top of each thigh.
  • 5
    Check the internal temperature of the chicken at end of cooking, it should be at least165F.