Crispy Skin Chicken Thighs


4 chicken thighs
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon paprika


Kalorik Maxx 26 Quart Digital Air Fryer Oven Grill
Grill grate
Air frying basket
Baking tray


1. Using a clean paper towel, pat dry the skin of the chicken thighs. Season skin-side of chicken thighs with salt and paprika.

2. Preheat grill grate to 500°F.

3. Place chicken onto grill grate skin-side down and sear for 5-8 minutes, until grill marks are visible.

4. Carefully remove seared chicken from the grill grate and place skin-side up in your air frying basket. Slide basket in the AIR FRY position with the baking tray directly underneath to catch any drips or rendering fat.

5. Reset oven to the AIR FRY function for 30 minutes at 300°F.

6. Cook chicken thighs until the internal temperature has reached 205°F, the skin is crisp and the meat has begun to pull away from the bone.

7. Serve hot with your favorite sides!

4 servings
45 minutes

Please note that this recipe is for an Air Fryer Oven which has 4 heating elements on the bottom of the unit where a grill grate sits. If not using the grill grate – Broil for 3-5 minutes in the beginning and cook as directed the remaining time.


  • Alice Wutzke

    My model #FT50533BK does not have silicone pads on trivet. Should there be?

  • Alice Wutzke

    My model #FT50533BK does not have silicone pads on trivet. Should there be?

  • Helen

    This recipe is very easy to follow, and the chicken comes out great! Not overcooked.

  • Isabelle

    I got it used but it is wonderfull to Cook. The left door seems a littel loose but it cooks perfecly pizza, chiken wings and non I Will try the chiken thighs recepy, cant wait.
    I love my kalorik

  • Shelly

    I love my Kalorik! Use it on a daily basis, yes it can be a pain to clean but Oh Well lots of things are a pain, why complain…