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Keto Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs in the Air Fryer

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"These keto-friendly and low-carb chicken thighs are packed with tangy lemon and garlic flavor. Serve with mashed cauliflower or your favorite keto side dish."
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2 h 35 m servings 258
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Set marinade aside.
  2. Place chicken thighs into a large resealable plastic bag. Pour marinade over chicken and seal bag, making sure to cover all parts of chicken. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat an air fryer to 360 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken pieces in the air fryer basket, cooking in batches if necessary.
  5. Fry until chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, 22 to 24 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Squeeze a lemon wedge over each piece upon serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 258 calories; 18.6 3.6 19.4 71 242 Full nutrition

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last nite was the first dinner on KETO- hubs is going full force- i chose this recipe to go with cauliflower rice and stir fry veggies--- PERFECT-- yes- i made changes- sorry-- i marinated as r...

This is absolutely fabulous. It’s so easy and so delicious, it will be my go to method for chicken from now on. I actually used leg quarters instead of just thighs and times were the same. What ...

I marinated it a little longer so I could get more flavour. Every one loved it so much I am making again tonight. Thank you

Very good chicken recipe.

Delicious! Best chicken I’ve had in years.

I follow the instructions but I didn't pat the chicken and it turn out great! My family enjoyed meal & I will make again! Thanks for sharing Nell