Air Fryer Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

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Air Fryer Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs - seasoned and panko breaded chicken thighs are air fried to perfection and then slathered with an easy homemade honey sauce for the perfect dinner!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 2 lbs. of chicken thigh or 4 thighs , boneless skinless
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup of flour
  • 2/3 cup of cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch and spices.
  2. In another bowl whisk the egg
  3. In a final bowl, add the panko.
  4. Coat the chicken thighs in flour mixture, dip them into the whisked egg, and finally, coat with the panko crumbs.
  5. Place thighs in oil sprayed air fryer basket and spray thighs with oil.
  6. Cook on 350 for 12-15 minutes or until chicken internal temp is 165°. Flip thighs and cook for 3-4 minutes more to crisp all sides.
  7. While chicken is cooking, add water and honey to a saucepan over medium heat.
  8. Bring to a rolling boil and remove from heat. Set aside to let cool. Glaze will thicken as it cools.
  9. Once chicken is done, brush the chicken in the glaze and serve.