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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Set marinade aside.

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  • 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.

  • Preheat an air fryer to 360 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken pieces in the air fryer basket, cooking in batches if necessary.

  • 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

258 calories; protein 19.4g; carbohydrates 3.6g; fat 18.6g; cholesterol 70.9mg; sodium 241.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2019
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 recipe states- did not pat dry= placed thighs on cooling rack on sheet pan and baked at 350 for 40 minutes-- again- perfect- crispy crust with a great flavor-- thanks France for making the transition an easy one!!-- update- i made this again-in the oven-- used breasts this time-- was great- nice and moist- thanks again!! Read More
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13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2019
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 recipe states- did not pat dry= placed thighs on cooling rack on sheet pan and baked at 350 for 40 minutes-- again- perfect- crispy crust with a great flavor-- thanks France for making the transition an easy one!!-- update- i made this again-in the oven-- used breasts this time-- was great- nice and moist- thanks again!! Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
07/17/2019
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 an awesome recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2020
It turned out just right. Just enough of all the seasoning. Tender and juicy. Thank you. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2020
This is the first recipe I have made with my new air fryer, loved it, it was easy and I would definitely make it again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/12/2019
Delicious! Best chicken I ve had in years. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/11/2019
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 Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/13/2019
Very good chicken recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/30/2020
Attractive and tasty. This was quick and easy. Most of all, everyone loved it. I left out the lemon wedges. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/11/2020
Great Chicken dish! Will make again. Read More
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