Air Fryer Asian-Glazed Boneless Chicken Thighs

These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer!

These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer! Perfect with brown rice and steamed veggies on the side.
Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

When you think of air fryers you typically think of air fryer french fries or air fryer chicken nuggets and recipes with breading. This chicken thigh recipe uses boneless chicken thighs, no breading at all. The air fryer does so much more as it’s essentially an oven on steroids! These thighs come out so juicy, they are perfect over rice with steamed veggies like bok choy or snap peas.

These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer! Perfect with brown rice and steamed veggies on the side. These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer!

Because a lot of you bought my latest cookbook, Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook (thank you!) and the Skinnytaste Vremi Air Fryer I promised I would share more air fryer recipes each week. If you don’t have an air fryer, cook this in the oven or on the grill, adjusting the cook time to make sure they are cooked through in the center.

Chicken Thigh Marinade Ingredients

  • soy sauce, for savory unami
  • balsamic vinegar, for sweetness and acidity
  • honey, for sweetness
  • garlic, for flavor
  • Sriracha, for heat
  • ginger, for spiciness and warmth

Reasons I love air frying:

  • Food comes out so much crispier than it does in my oven.
  • It takes only three minutes to preheat, it doesn’t heat up the kitchen.
  • It’s safer and healthier than deep frying and it doesn’t smoke up the whole house.
  • The air fryer has now replaced my oven on most weekdays and nights, whether making hard boiled eggs, whipping up a side dish, heating up leftovers, or making dinner.

In fact, I love it so much I decided to partner with Vremi to brand my own air fryer with improvements from the one I previously owned with a larger basket, built-in presets to make life a bit easier, easy-to-clean PFOA-free nonstick coating, and of course, making it dishwasher safe which is how Skinnytaste by Vremi Air Fryer and the Skinnytaste Air Fryer Cookbook came about.

About the Skinnytaste by Vremi Air Fryer:

DO MORE THAN FRY – You can easily fry, bake and roast using only one appliance. Our 1700W power oil-less air fryer uses hot air combined with 360° high rapid air circulation with a temperature range from 100 – 400°F to cook healthier dishes faster than with a standard oven.

DISHWASHER SAFE, NON-STICK and PFOA-FREE – The outer pot, basket and the inside of the air fryer have a black, non-stick coating for super easy cleaning. Both the outer pot and basket are dishwasher safe.

EXTRA LARGE CAPACITY – With a 5.8 QT (5.5 L) large, removable, non-stick basket, it’s large enough to cook meals for the whole family or when hosting friends. It measures 13.8 x 13.8 x 13.4 in thoughtfully designed to fit on your kitchen countertop.

DIGITAL TOUCH-SCREEN WITH 8 COOKING PRESETS – With the touch of a button, quickly select one of 8 cooking presets to easily cook french fries, pork chops, shrimp, bacon, and more. Or, set your own time and temperature when you want greater control. A built-in pre-heat function ensures the unit heats to the desired temperature before you begin to cook.

These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer! These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer!

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Air Fryer Asian-Glazed Boneless Chicken Thighs

7
Freestyle Points
297
Calories
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Marinate Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 2 hrs 35 mins
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: Asian
These Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs come out so juicy and delicious in the air fryer! Perfect with brown rice and steamed veggies on the side.

Ingredients

  • 32 ounces 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, fat trimmed
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 scallion, green only sliced for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small bowl combine the balsamic, soy sauce, honey, garlic, sriracha and ginger and mix well.
  • Pour half of the marinade (1/4 cup) into a large bowl with the chicken, covering all the meat and marinate at least 2 hours, or as long as overnight.
  • Reserve the remaining sauce for later.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400F.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade and transfer to the air fryer basket.
  • Cook in batches 14 minutes, turning halfway until cooked through in the center.
  • Meanwhile, place the remaining sauce in a small pot and cook over medium-low heat until it reduces slightly and thickens, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • To serve, drizzle the sauce over the chicken and top with scallions.

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Nutrition

Serving: 2thighs (8 oz), Calories: 297kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 45.5g, Fat: 9.5g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 214mg, Sodium: 835mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 2g
Freestyle Points: 7
Points +: 7