Make air fryer chicken thighs and potatoes for a quick lunch or dinner ready in 35 minutes! Delicious crispy chicken and potatoes and no extra dishes.
These air fryer chicken thighs and potatoes are delicious, crispy and the perfect quick lunch or dinner! Seasoned with herbs, spices, and some parmesan cheese these chicken thighs and potatoes are cooked to perfection in your air fryer.
For the chicken thighs:
▢ 4 Large chicken thighs excess fat and skin removed
▢ 1 tablespoon Olive oil canola oil works well too
▢ 1 Tsp. Paprika
▢ 1 Tsp. Dried oregano
▢ 1 Tsp. Garlic powder
▢ 1 Tsp. Onion powder
▢ ½ Tsp. Sea salt
▢ ½ Tsp. Black pepper
▢ ½ Tsp. Sugar
For the potatoes:
▢ ¾ pound baby potatoes or Russet potatoes, chopped
▢ 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
▢ 1 Tbsp. Grated parmesan cheese
Preheat air fryer on 400 °F (200 °C) for 5 minutes before preparing the potatoes and chicken thighs.
In a small bowl, mix together all the herbs and spices: the paprika, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and sugar .
1 Tsp. Paprika, 1 Tsp. Dried oregano, 1 Tsp. Garlic powder, 1 Tsp. Onion powder, ½ Tsp. Sea salt, ½ Tsp. Black pepper, ½ Tsp. Sugar
Cut the baby potatoes in half or, if using larger potatoes, cut them into 1 inch thick pieces. Place in a mixing bowl and add 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 teaspoon of the herbs and spices seasoning that’s already mixed. Mix well to coat the potatoes.
¾ pound baby potatoes or Russet potatoes, chopped, 1 Tbsp. Olive oil, 1 Tbsp. Grated parmesan cheese
Place potatoes in preheated air fryer basket and air fry for 10 minutes at 400 °F (200 °C).
While the potatoes are cooking, coat the chicken thighs with olive oil and the dry spice rub. Coat the chicken all over.
4 Large chicken thighs, 1 tablespoon Olive oil
Once the potatoes have cooked for 10 minutes, place the chicken thighs into the air fryer, skin side down. You can move the potatoes to the sides of the air fryer and place the thighs in the middle or use a metal stand or trivet that comes with some air fryers to place the chicken in the air fryer.
Air fry for 15 minutes and then flip the chicken thighs. Air fryer for a further 5 – 10 minutes until the chicken thighs register 175 °F on the inside and are cooked through perfectly.
Serve immediately with preferred garnishes and side dishes.
Store any leftover chicken thighs and potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Allow the leftovers to fully cool before storing them in the refrigerator.