• 4 chicken thighs (with bone, skin)
  • 2 tablespoons of Parmesan (grated and more for garnish)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed and pressed to make a paste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Optional: 1 pinch of chopped pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil (or an olive oil spray)
  • Decoration: chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 beaten egg
  • Some soy sauce, some honey


  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Dry the paper towels with the chicken feet.
  3. Spray the fried basket with cooking spray.
  4. In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, oil, honey, garlic and pepper sauce, lemon juice, garlic and ginger. Reserve 1/2 cup of marinade. Add the chicken thighs to the bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Take the reserved cup of marinade and place it in the frying basket. Bake at 400 degrees (200 Celsius) until the thighs are cooked to a core temperature of 165 degrees (75 Celsius), 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer the thighs to a plate and cover with foil. Repeat with the remaining thighs.
  6. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium heat, bring the marinade to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook until the sauce thickens a bit, 4-5 minutes.
  7. Spread the sauce over the thighs and garnish with chives and sesame seeds before serving.


  • An air fryer uses circulating hot air to cook food, so make sure that there is space between the chicken thighs.
  • Bone-in chicken that weighs 5 to 8 ounce (140 to 230 grams) contains around 3 to 5 ounces (80 to 140 grams) of meat 
  • If you need larger quantities that do not fit in your air fryer basket, divide it into several smaller batches and cook them separately. You can keep them warm in an oven (200 F / 100 c). 


Recipe Variations

  • Fold a slice of Italian potato with another mixture of herbs. Herbs, Provence herbs, and chicken mixture are the best options. Or use a combination of Cajun or Creole. If the salt is salty, reduce it to kosher.
  • Lemon Pepper is a very sweet pepper.


Prep. Time: 10mins

Cook Time: 50mins

Total Time: 60mins 

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Information: 

  • Calories: 327kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 151mg
  • Sodium: 686mg
  • Potassium: 321mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 1405IU
  • Calcium: 21mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg

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