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Naked Chicken Thighs in the Air Fryer

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Naked Chicken Thighs in the Air Fryer




I just love these Boneless Thighs in My Air Fryer, and they seem to be the only thing easy to get during this Raging Pandemic.

So I gave them all a quick spray with my Olive oil sprayer, and put them in a Crisper Basket, nicest side up.
I set the Fryer @ 350° for 40 minutes, because I know they’ll take nearly that long @ that Temp.
Then at 28 Minutes, I took the basket out, took their Temps, sauced both sides & flipped them over.
They had a ways to go yet, so I put the basket back in.
Checked again at 33 Minutes, not quite done, so flipped them again & sauced the nicest side, and put back in.
At 38 Minutes I Pulled the Basket & checked them. All done (At least 170°) so left them out.

So that first night I had 2 Thighs, a pile of Mashed Taters, with “Cream of Chicken” for gravy, and Peas.

Another night I toasted 2 slices of Bread, slathered some Butter on them, set them on a plate, flanked them with Chicken slices, and Dropped a Fried Egg on each slice of Toast.

That’s about it. Hope You liked it.

Bear


7 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs with a light coat of Olive Oil, and into the Crisper Basket:
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Into the #360, and set @ 350°:
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Pulled out for second time after 33 minutes, and flipped again & sauced on the nicest side up again, and put back in:
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All finished after 38 minutes (All over 170°):
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First night 2 Thighs, Mashed Taters with Cream of Chicken Soup for Gravy, and Peas: (Fresh ground black pepper and "NoSalt" on Taters):
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Two slices of Toast with lots of Butter:
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Chicken Slices on the sides:
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And a Fried Egg on each slice of Buttered Toast, to finish My second Night's Supper:
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Those thighs look really good Bear. But that second meal with the Eggs added is a great idea, I'd never thought of. Now I gotta try this. Just got an Air Fryer a few weeks ago, and so far loving it. I have several bone in thighs here, how much longer would they take in the Air Fryer do you think? Big like. Thanks for sharing.
 

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Looks darn good. Emeril should send you a check the way you show how you use that air fryer on here. LOL!
Jim
 

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That's some good looking meals there Bear!
 

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Looks good bear. I could go for one of those sammiches about right now. Picked up a load of thighs yesterday
 

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Those thighs look really good Bear. But that second meal with the Eggs added is a great idea, I'd never thought of. Now I gotta try this. Just got an Air Fryer a few weeks ago, and so far loving it. I have several bone in thighs here, how much longer would they take in the Air Fryer do you think? Big like. Thanks for sharing.

Thank You Mike!!
It doesn't seem to make much difference between bone-in & Bone-Less, as far as time goes.
The bigger difference, other than size of the Chicken parts, is Temperature:
When I use 350° "Roast", they seem to average about 38 minutes.
And when I use 380° "Roast", they seem to average more like 33 minutes.
I prefer 380° for Chicken Parts.
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
 

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Thank You Mike!!
It doesn't seem to make much difference between bone-in & Bone-Less, as far as time goes.
The bigger difference, other than size of the Chicken parts, is Temperature:
When I use 350° "Roast", they seem to average about 38 minutes.
And when I use 380° "Roast", they seem to average more like 33 minutes.
I prefer 380° for Chicken Parts.
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
Thanks for the info. I'll probably be trying this weekend and let you know the results.
 

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That's a good meal . I did some last week . I started pulling the skin off after seeing your post . Comes out better in the air fryer that way .
Oh , and give Kudos to who ever keeps that thing so clean . Mine don't look like that anymore .
 

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:emoji_astonished: naked thighs you better dress them :emoji_wink: oh you did you sauced them.
Great looking meal there Bear.

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Food looks great Bear, as always. I always appreciate hearing from you.

But I'm just not getting the "air fryer" thing. How is this any different than baking thighs in a conventional oven? Maybe saved a half hour of time due to added convective effect??? I really need a gift for my wife this Christmas, so I want to dig these things, but if I can't convince myself they're worth the countertop-space, how will I sell my wife? I still haven't convinced her using the low-convection feature of our built-in oven has benefits.

Part of this is I want to learn, but I want a happy wife even more.
 

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Looks darn good. Emeril should send you a check the way you show how you use that air fryer on here. LOL!
Jim

Thank You Jim!!
LOL---I'm pretty sure my Step by Steps are better than the recipe book that came with this Air Fryer.

Bear
 

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Nice looking spread Bear. Has me drooling!
 

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Looks real good Bear, Nice comforting meal.

Point for sure
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That's a good meal . I did some last week . I started pulling the skin off after seeing your post . Comes out better in the air fryer that way .
Oh , and give Kudos to who ever keeps that thing so clean . Mine don't look like that anymore .

Thank You Rich!!
LOL---That's my Combination Dishwasher-Breading Machine!!
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
 

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:emoji_astonished: naked thighs you better dress them :emoji_wink: oh you did you sauced them.
Great looking meal there Bear.

Warren

Thank You Warren!!!
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
 

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Food looks great Bear, as always. I always appreciate hearing from you.

But I'm just not getting the "air fryer" thing. How is this any different than baking thighs in a conventional oven? Maybe saved a half hour of time due to added convective effect??? I really need a gift for my wife this Christmas, so I want to dig these things, but if I can't convince myself they're worth the countertop-space, how will I sell my wife? I still haven't convinced her using the low-convection feature of our built-in oven has benefits.

Part of this is I want to learn, but I want a happy wife even more.

Thank You Bill !!
I don't know anything about Convection ovens, but I replaced our Toaster Oven with this Air Fryer.
This Air Fryer takes longer to use & the toaster oven didn't take any time to learn to use either, but it can do more things than my old Toaster Oven.
I would say it takes a lot less Power to make the things I make in it, instead of firing up that Monster oven built into my Kitchen.
However, if I didn't already have this Air Fryer, I would take a much closer look at the newer one they have out now---"Ninja Indoor Grill & Air Fryer".
It looks to be built better, and is very interesting.

Bear
 

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