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Amazing Buttermilk Air Fried Chicken

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Take your fried chicken to a healthier level with this buttermilk air fried chicken. I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs, so if you use bone-in the cook time will be different."
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35 m servings 335
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce in a shallow dish; mix to combine.
  2. Combine tapioca flour, garlic salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in a resealable plastic bag and shake to combine.
  3. Beat egg in a shallow bowl.
  4. Mix flour, salt, brown sugar, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a gallon-sized resealable bag and shake to combine.
  5. Dip chicken thighs into the prepared ingredients in the following order: buttermilk mixture, tapioca mixture, egg, and flour mixture, shaking off excess after each dipping.
  6. Preheat an air fryer to 380 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper.
  7. Place coated chicken thighs in batches into the air fryer basket and fry for 10 minutes. Turn chicken thighs and fry until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, an additional 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 335 calories; 13.6 27.4 24.3 114 1550 Full nutrition

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This is the best air fried chicken I have had so far. My boys loved it too. I made chicken breasts instead of thighs and they came out juicy and delicious. I will definitely make again!

Was good. Crispy. Flavors were good but NOT jaw dropping, good.