Rating: 4 stars
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

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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Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
prep:
15 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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  • Combine buttermilk and hot sauce in a shallow dish; mix to combine.

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  • Combine tapioca flour, garlic salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper in a resealable plastic bag and shake to combine.

  • Beat egg in a shallow bowl.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Preheat an air fryer to 380 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line the air fryer basket with parchment paper.

  • 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

335 calories; protein 24.3g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fat 13.6g; cholesterol 113.8mg; sodium 1549.8mg. Full Nutrition
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